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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
The acquisitions driving the pet industry forward

The acquisitions driving the pet industry forward

As 2024 starts to take shape, what will be the impact of some of the sizeable investments in different parts of the sector and the globe last year?

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
South African retail giant Woolworths acquires 93% of Absolute Pets

South African retail giant Woolworths acquires 93% of Absolute Pets

What will change from now onwards for the Cape Town-based pet retailer? GlobalPETS learns more.

Retail, Online & DTC
10 Nov 2023
Symrise reaffirms growth targets driven by pet segment performance

Symrise reaffirms growth targets driven by pet segment performance

The firm’s pet portfolio recorded double-digit growth in Latin America and Europe, Africa, and the Middle East in the first 9 months of 2023.

Global Pet Industry
26 Oct 2023
“We are encouraged by the resilience of super premium pet food in South Africa”

“We are encouraged by the resilience of super premium pet food in South Africa”

Pet retailer Absolute Pets looks to increase in-store services while speeding up delivery times for omnichannel buyers.

Retail, Online & DTC
1 Sep 2023
Promising markets in the world of wet pet food

Promising markets in the world of wet pet food

Although the wet pet food category has suffered from the trading-down trend among consumers, it still has potential. These are the markets to watch.

Pet Food
1 Sep 2023
The pet industry in Egypt

The pet industry in Egypt

A 2023 update on how the Egyptian pet industry is doing: how local pet food brands benefit from financial crisis.

Trends & Insights
1 Sep 2023
The pet industry in South Africa

The pet industry in South Africa

A 2023 update on how the South African pet industry is doing: how bureaucracy is obstructing the industry's growth.

Trends & Insights
1 Sep 2023
The pet industry in Morocco

The pet industry in Morocco

A 2023 update on how the Moroccan pet industry is doing: A snapshot of a still undeveloped market.

Trends & Insights
1 Sep 2023
Performance of aquatic portfolio softens Spectrum Brands’ revenue

Performance of aquatic portfolio softens Spectrum Brands’ revenue

The Wisconsin-based pet care company posted 6.2% less sales in the last quarter.

Pet Care
16 Aug 2023
The post-Black Sea grain era

The post-Black Sea grain era

Players are seeking alternative transport routes, but fearing a price increase in the near future.

Ingredients
3 Aug 2023
i-Tail’s pet treat sales drop by over half

i-Tail’s pet treat sales drop by over half

We dive into the details of why the Bangkok-based manufacturer posted a drop of 40% in revenue in Q2 2023.

Global Pet Industry
2 Aug 2023
Pet food suffers the biggest price hike across Nestlé’s businesses

Pet food suffers the biggest price hike across Nestlé’s businesses

The category sees 9% revenue growth in the first half of 2023. 

Pet Food
28 Jul 2023
Room for growth in the pet care space, says Nestlé’s CEO

Room for growth in the pet care space, says Nestlé’s CEO

The multinational wants to expand its footprint in emerging markets. 

Global Pet Industry
15 Jun 2023
Purina PetCare leads Nestlé’s growth in 2022

Purina PetCare leads Nestlé’s growth in 2022

The company’s overall sales hit Swiss Franc (CHF) 94.4 billion in the year, up 8.4% from 2021.

Global Pet Industry
16 Feb 2023
Spectrum’s quarterly Pet Care sales reach $277.5 million

Spectrum’s quarterly Pet Care sales reach $277.5 million

In the first quarter of its FY ending 1 January 2023, the US manufacturer’s pet portfolio income jumped 84.6% to $22.7 million.

Retail, Online & DTC
14 Feb 2023
Montego Pet Nutrition invests nearly $2 million in new facility

Montego Pet Nutrition invests nearly $2 million in new facility

The South African manufacturer will merge 3 existing plants into one dry food facility.

Pet Food
15 Dec 2022
The uncertain future of the Black Sea grain deal: how it affects the pet food industry

The uncertain future of the Black Sea grain deal: how it affects the pet food industry

An initiative to establish safe grain exports from Ukraine should be renewed next week, but Moscow threatens to block it. Pet food manufacturers are already looking for alternatives, usually more expensive, to get this critical raw material if the situation worsens.

Global Pet Industry
10 Nov 2022
Montego Pet Nutrition appoints new supply chain leader

Montego Pet Nutrition appoints new supply chain leader

Johann Kotze’s main duties are to optimize and create a standard for the business strategies of the South African manufacturer.

Pet Food
25 Oct 2022
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