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More than 20% of Nestlé’s sales last year were pet products

More than 20% of Nestlé’s sales last year were pet products

The conglomerate’s pet category is the largest contributor to organic growth, while global sales decreased by 1.5%.
Pet Food
23 Feb 2024
Better Choice to develop weight loss supplement for pets

Better Choice to develop weight loss supplement for pets

The Florida-based pet health and wellness firm recently acquired all issued and outstanding shares in Canadian Aimia Pet Healthco for an undisclosed amount.
Pet Care
23 Feb 2024
European pet food manufacturers establish new group

European pet food manufacturers establish new group

SANYpet, Natural Line and Codico have created a new production and distribution group to capture the international market.
Pet Food
22 Feb 2024
Flybird Holding’s tender offer for Musti is expected to be completed by March

Flybird Holding’s tender offer for Musti is expected to be completed by March

Portuguese group Sonae increased the amount that shareholders of the Nordic pet retailer will obtain to €26.10 per share.
Retail, Online & DTC
22 Feb 2024
Zoetis increased revenue by 6% in 2023

Zoetis increased revenue by 6% in 2023

Sales of its osteoarthritis, flea, tick and heartworm medications have driven the company’s pet portfolio’s positive results in the last quarter of 2023.
Pet Care
21 Feb 2024
Fressnapf posts record €4 billion turnover in 2023

Fressnapf posts record €4 billion turnover in 2023

How did the German pet retailer increase its business by 15% in a turbulent year? Here are the details.
Retail, Online & DTC
21 Feb 2024
Italian pet wellness company Jampy secures €1 million investment

Italian pet wellness company Jampy secures €1 million investment

The Milan-based firm wants to expand its portfolio across Europe and beyond.
Pet Care
20 Feb 2024
Interzoo 2024: record-breaking over 2,000 exhibitors

Interzoo 2024: record-breaking over 2,000 exhibitors

The leading international trade fair for pet supplies will host exhibitors from 69 countries in the German city of Nuremberg in May.
Global Pet Industry
19 Feb 2024
Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company

Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company

Germany’s second-largest meat marketer has bought the pet food manufacturer’s entire business as of 1 February.
Pet Food
19 Feb 2024
Darling Ingredients completes acquisition of rendering firm Miropasz

Darling Ingredients completes acquisition of rendering firm Miropasz

The Texas-based agrifood company first announced plans to acquire the Polish firm for €110 million ($118.74M) in 2022.
Pet Food
16 Feb 2024
Wag! posts 53% revenue increase in 2023

Wag! posts 53% revenue increase in 2023

The Californian pet care firm’s wellness business accounted for more than half of its activity.
Pet Care
16 Feb 2024
How a $12.3 million investment will impact GFI’s pet business

How a $12.3 million investment will impact GFI’s pet business

The Canadian ingredient supplier wants to further grow its footprint in the industry.
Pet Food
15 Feb 2024
Petco appoints new Chief Human Resources Officer

Petco appoints new Chief Human Resources Officer

Holly May joins the American pet retailer after a previous tenure at pharmacy giant Walgreens.
Retail, Online & DTC
15 Feb 2024
Elanco to sell its aqua business to Merck Animal Health

Elanco to sell its aqua business to Merck Animal Health

The $1.3 billion sale will allow the pharma company to focus on its pet health portfolio.
Pet Care
14 Feb 2024
How pet parents spent their money on Valentine's Day

How pet parents spent their money on Valentine's Day

Total Valentine’s Day gift spending in the US is expected to reach a record of $14.2 billion today.
Trends & Insights
14 Feb 2024
Pet insurance in Southeast Asia: a gap in the market?

Pet insurance in Southeast Asia: a gap in the market?

Recently funded digital insurance firm Igloo notes the region's lack of accessibility to pet care despite increased demand.
Pet Care
13 Feb 2024
How concerned are Indian pet parents with home cleanliness?

How concerned are Indian pet parents with home cleanliness?

A survey from household appliances manufacturer Dyson unveils pet parents’ cleaning routines in the country.
Pet Care
13 Feb 2024
Spectrum Brands looking to get back on track after flat performance

Spectrum Brands looking to get back on track after flat performance

The poor performance of the company’s aquatic portfolio and fewer sales in the specialist channel drove its last quarter.
Global Pet Industry
12 Feb 2024
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