Sunshine Mills offers a wide range of pet food products to distributors and retailers throughout the world. Founded in 1949, the company employs more than 500 people. Its products are marketed under various brands and private labels in grocery, mass merchant and dollar store formats. The company, with a location in Tupelo, Miss., also operates several facilities in Alabama and Virginia. Its subsidiary, Sunshine Pet Treats, manufactures a variety of dog snacks and treats under Pup Corn, Meaty Treats, Dr. Dental Chews, Crunchin' BONES and Puffs n' Purrs brand names. Sunshine Mills also operates a research and development center that develops products to maintain animal health.