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What’s Pets Choice’s strategy to position itself in the premium pet food sector?

What’s Pets Choice’s strategy to position itself in the premium pet food sector?

The Lancashire-based manufacturer acquired vegan pet food brand HOWND, its second investment this year.
Pet Food
19 Jul 2024
Petco, General Mills, ADM and more: new executives in the pet industry

Petco, General Mills, ADM and more: new executives in the pet industry

GlobalPETS tracks the latest executive hiring activity in the pet industry from the past few weeks.
Global Pet Industry
19 Jul 2024
Given the green light: UK approves the use of cultivated meat in pet food

Given the green light: UK approves the use of cultivated meat in pet food

Meatly is the country’s first to receive government authorization to sell pet food made from lab-grown meat.
Ingredients
18 Jul 2024
Pet food import taxes in Pakistan double in a year

Pet food import taxes in Pakistan double in a year

Insiders raise doubts whether this fiscal pressure will benefit local players at the expense of foreign companies.
Global Pet Industry
18 Jul 2024
KIKA Group’s exports increased 35% in 2023

KIKA Group’s exports increased 35% in 2023

The Lithuanian manufacturer and retailer is optimistic about increasing its product portfolio and market footprint this year.
Global Pet Industry
17 Jul 2024
The Nutriment Company closes second acquisition this year

The Nutriment Company closes second acquisition this year

The Swedish pet food manufacturer adds British raw pet food manufacturer Natural Instinct to its portfolio.
Global Pet Industry
17 Jul 2024
Costa Rican insect protein supplier raises $2 million

Costa Rican insect protein supplier raises $2 million

ProNuvo will set up its insect feed plant closer to the capital of San José after the investment.
Ingredients
16 Jul 2024
The role of pet supplies in Amazon Prime Day 2024

The role of pet supplies in Amazon Prime Day 2024

The category is forecast to be a leader in the e-commerce giant’s annual shopping event.
Retail, Online & DTC
16 Jul 2024
Elanco sells aqua business to Merk Animal Health

Elanco sells aqua business to Merk Animal Health

The $1.3 billion (€1.1B) transaction will enable the Indiana-based animal health company to focus on its pet portfolio and repay debts.
Global Pet Industry
15 Jul 2024
What does the UK competition watchdog want to investigate in its vet inquiry?

What does the UK competition watchdog want to investigate in its vet inquiry?

GlobalPETS dives into the details shared by the country's Competition and Markets Authority.
Pet Care
15 Jul 2024
Half of French pet owners have had to give up veterinary visits

Half of French pet owners have had to give up veterinary visits

According to new research, high costs, lack of appointments, and geographical obstacles are the reasons. GlobalPETS learns more.
Trends & Insights
12 Jul 2024
Vetnique Labs to acquire UK supplement player Lintbells

Vetnique Labs to acquire UK supplement player Lintbells

Both companies are expected to combine their resources to drive acceleration in the British and American markets.
Retail, Online & DTC
12 Jul 2024
Kormotech taps into the booming e-commerce market in South Korea

Kormotech taps into the booming e-commerce market in South Korea

The company has become the first Ukrainian pet food manufacturer to enter the East Asian market.
Retail, Online & DTC
11 Jul 2024
New UK government appoints Secretary of State in charge of pet food and rural affairs

New UK government appoints Secretary of State in charge of pet food and rural affairs

Steve Reed contributed to the recent debate about animal welfare legislation in the Parliament.
News
11 Jul 2024
Most Interzoo exhibitors plan to participate again in 2026

Most Interzoo exhibitors plan to participate again in 2026

As many as 97% of trade visitors noted that their visit to the pet trade fair was positive.
News
10 Jul 2024
Arcaplanet-Fressnapf deal (II): From being a reference in Germany to becoming a European leader

Arcaplanet-Fressnapf deal (II): From being a reference in Germany to becoming a European leader

The German pet retail group is taking a big step in Italy to continue pursuing its goal of capturing more of the European market.
Retail, Online & DTC
10 Jul 2024
Swiss retailer Migros puts on sale DIY and pet supplies business

Swiss retailer Migros puts on sale DIY and pet supplies business

The biggest supermarket chain in the country has started discussions to divest the 45 locations of Do it + Garden.
Retail, Online & DTC
9 Jul 2024
Arcaplanet-Fressnapf deal (I): big expansion ambitions and sustainability goals

Arcaplanet-Fressnapf deal (I): big expansion ambitions and sustainability goals

From expanding its store count to committing to being an environmentally friendly pet retailer, Arcaplanet is thinking big for the future.
Retail, Online & DTC
9 Jul 2024
Mars completes stake acquisition in French veterinary players

Mars completes stake acquisition in French veterinary players

The multinational has added Cerba Vet and ANTAGENE to its pet care portfolio.
Pet Care
8 Jul 2024
The role of pets in supporting healthy lifestyles for senior owners in Japan

The role of pets in supporting healthy lifestyles for senior owners in Japan

Most senior Japanese pet owners highlight the positive benefits of pet ownership. GlobalPETS dives into the results of a new survey.
Trends & Insights
8 Jul 2024
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