Australia & New Zealand
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?
Queensland to toughen dangerous dog law
The north-eastern Australian state will restrict ownership of 5 dog breeds.
GPF 2024: present and future of the pet industry
More than 300 insiders gathered in Venice to share their knowledge, experiences and key insights on opportunities for pet businesses.
A new round of appointments in the pet industry
Zooplus, TasFoods, Bella & Duke, ADM and Crespel & Deiters have recently announced changes in their management teams.
South Australia passes new veterinary legislation to modernize the profession
The new bill is expected to support and encourage the growth and needs of the sector.
Aussie animal nutrition company Oceania to increase footprint in the pet industry
Ridley Corporation Limited acquired Oceania Meat Producers, a meat supplier for pet food manufacturers.
How the new EU-New Zealand free trade agreement will impact the pet industry
The new rules, which are expected to enter into force within the first half of the year, eliminate the tariffs applicable to pet food.
Looking at the pet industry’s new appointments as we step into 2024
From pet insurance to retail, there have been various C-suite changes in the past weeks.
Australia’s competition regulator not to oppose Woolworths' acquisition of Petstock
The watchdog concludes that the takeover of the pet retailer chain in 2022 is “unlikely” to substantially lessen competition.
2024: an optimistic year for these 2 insect pet food players?
Insect supplier Entobel (Singapore) and insect pet food manufacturer Percuro (UK) share their plans with GlobalPETS.
Sale of Australian pet care company Greencross fails (again)
Medical and pharma product distributor EBOS Group did not manage to raise AU$2 billion ($1.3B/€1.2B) from investors.
The future of happier pets through innovation
At the core of Valour Pets, constant adoption and adaptation are igniting the embers to create high-quality products that improve the lives of pets worldwide.
Australian food giant TasFoods moves into the pet food industry
The Sydney-based group will market a new range of premium pet treats nationwide.
H&H Group’s pet portfolio jumps 30% in the year to date
The owner of pet supplement brands Zesty Paws and Solid Gold highlights the “significant success” of the business in mainland China.
EQT seals acquisition of Australian vet care provider for A$1.4 billion
The Swedish equity firm also acquired British pharma firm Dechra earlier in the year.
Is Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers closer to acquiring Greencross?
The Perth-based firm hit AU$43.5 billion ($2.24B/€2.12B) in revenue in FY23 and already has a presence in the pet sector.
Investments that are driving the pet industry
A deep dive into the most significant capital injections and M&A in the pet industry worldwide in the first half of 2023.
Asia's insect-based pet food is causing a buzz
Southeast Asia's tropical climate is perfect for investment in insect farming, and the most used insects for pet food – like the BSF – are native to the region.
CVS Group expands to Australia with 4 new acquisitions
The Norfolk-based veterinary services provider owns over 500 practices across the UK.
Esro to expand pet food ingredient business in Europe
The Dutch firm announced a joint venture with New Zealand-based agribusiness group Scales.