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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
Japanese officials launch inspection to curb pet sales

Japanese officials launch inspection to curb pet sales

Local governments want to limit the number of dogs and cats allowed by breeders and pet specialists.

Global Pet Industry
20 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
South Korea’s drive to revolutionize pet tech

South Korea’s drive to revolutionize pet tech

When it comes to innovation, South Korea often feels years ahead of other countries. And if the East Asian nation’s technological ambitions come to fruition, the pet industry will soon be no exception.

Trends & Insights
9 Feb 2024
The rise of smart accessories for cats

The rise of smart accessories for cats

Driven by innovative technologies designed for cats’ well-being, connectivity and mental stimulation, this market has a bright future.

Accessories
9 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
The pet supplement market: trends and expectations

The pet supplement market: trends and expectations

Mirroring similar developments in human health, supplements for pets are moving towards achieving wellness and longevity rather than combating specific ailments.

Pet Care
9 Feb 2024
Plant ingredients in dog food – what does recent research say?

Plant ingredients in dog food – what does recent research say?

The role and potential benefits of plant-derived constituents to canine diets are hotly debated topics. Here, we look at what the latest science can tell us.

Pet Food
9 Feb 2024
Canadian pet food industry responds to local legislation and global market shifts

Canadian pet food industry responds to local legislation and global market shifts

From the impact of federal regulations on plastic to adapting to changes at international level, the pet food sector in Canada demonstrates resilience in the face of its many challenges.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Major corporations are expanding their horizons and moving into the pet care space

Major corporations are expanding their horizons and moving into the pet care space

The pet industry is appealing to more and more companies that want to grow their stake in an attractive and rapidly evolving sector.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Indian animal healthcare firm Zenex acquires Ayurvedic pet businesses

Indian animal healthcare firm Zenex acquires Ayurvedic pet businesses

The takeover of Ayurvet marks a milestone in Zenex’s journey to becoming a comprehensive animal health care solutions company.

Pet Care
7 Feb 2024
UK and US officials highlight the potential of pet food in South Korea

UK and US officials highlight the potential of pet food in South Korea

Both countries believe the market offers exciting business opportunities for pet firms.

Global Pet Industry
31 Jan 2024
US government funds projects to leverage the pet industry across international markets

US government funds projects to leverage the pet industry across international markets

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the Pet Food Institute (PFI) received a capital injection of $1.5 million.

Global Pet Industry
24 Jan 2024
Drools’ ambition to become a unicorn business

Drools’ ambition to become a unicorn business

The Indian pet food brand recently invested $30 million to “redefine” the South Asian country’s pet healthcare and veterinary service sector.

Pet Care
18 Jan 2024
South Korea wants more players in the pet insurance market

South Korea wants more players in the pet insurance market

It is believed that less than 1% of the pet population is insured in the East Asian country.

Pet Care
16 Jan 2024
CES 2024: from robot pet food makers to smart collars and AI tools

CES 2024: from robot pet food makers to smart collars and AI tools

These are the new gadgets aiming to revolutionize the industry at the yearly tech event in Las Vegas.

Trends & Insights
11 Jan 2024
Mars Thailand wins sustainability award for its plastic waste reduction program

Mars Thailand wins sustainability award for its plastic waste reduction program

The pet food manufacturer’s ‘SWAP Recycling’ initiative has prevented 7 tons of plastic waste from ending up as mismanaged waste.

Pet Food
4 Jan 2024
Malaysian insect player receives green light to export products to Europe

Malaysian insect player receives green light to export products to Europe

Veolia Bioconversion aims to become an “ecological champion” after gaining approval to export its insect meal and oil for pet food applications.

Production & Packaging
15 Dec 2023
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