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2024: looking back but moving forward

2024: looking back but moving forward

After an eventful 2023 worldwide, pet businesses and experts in the field are now looking to the future – but with caution.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Time for action: the carbon footprint of the hidden soy in pet food

Time for action: the carbon footprint of the hidden soy in pet food

A deep dive into granular data can accelerate understanding of the impacts of soy in animal feed, which can have an outsized effect on the carbon footprint of pet food.

Pet Food
9 Feb 2024
Consumer preference for quality pet food hasn’t diminished despite inflation

Consumer preference for quality pet food hasn’t diminished despite inflation

A recent survey reveals that while most pet parents felt the inflationary hike, only 1 in 6 switched to cheaper brands. The rest continued to prioritize quality, nutrition and health benefits over price.

Trends & Insights
6 Feb 2024
Brazilian bill increasing taxes on non-essential products excludes pet food

Brazilian bill increasing taxes on non-essential products excludes pet food

A proposal in the state of Minas Gerais intended to increase the tax on different products, including pet supplies, by 2%. But the pet industry put a stop to it.

News
12 Dec 2023
What can we expect from Black Friday?

What can we expect from Black Friday?

Nearly 3 out of 10 shoppers are expected to purchase pet supplies in tomorrow’s discount festivity. GlobalPETS learns more.

Trends & Insights
23 Nov 2023
E-commerce accounts for 40% of Petz’s business

E-commerce accounts for 40% of Petz’s business

The Brazilian pet retailer increased its revenue by 6.8% in the third quarter of 2023.

Retail, Online & DTC
17 Nov 2023
Final decision: BRF keeps its pet food business

Final decision: BRF keeps its pet food business

The Brazilian food giant considered selling its pet portfolio earlier in the year. Why has it suddenly changed its mind?

Pet Food
15 Nov 2023
Symrise opens new production facilities in France and Brazil

Symrise opens new production facilities in France and Brazil

The German company strengthens its presence in Latin America and opens a dry pet food pilot production site in Europe. These are the details.

Pet Food
27 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
Petz: Mixed feelings in the second quarter of 2023

Petz: Mixed feelings in the second quarter of 2023

The Brazilian pet retailer reported sales worth R$944.8 M (€176.1M/$193.1M), but less income.

Retail, Online & DTC
14 Aug 2023
Brazilian pet food producer joins Pet Sustainability Coalition

Brazilian pet food producer joins Pet Sustainability Coalition

Natoo displays strength as a climate action leader and reinforces its commitment to sustainability.

Global Pet Industry
17 Jul 2023
Is BRF closer to selling its pet portfolio?

Is BRF closer to selling its pet portfolio?

The Brazilian food giant has been receiving a number of bids since last year. 

Pet Food
27 Jun 2023
Ourofino’s pet health portfolio plunges 12.9% in Q1

Ourofino’s pet health portfolio plunges 12.9% in Q1

High interest rates and changes in consumer behavior trends were to blame.

Global Pet Industry
31 May 2023
Brazil’s pet market revenue jumps 16.4%

Brazil’s pet market revenue jumps 16.4%

The growth rate is declining overall, while online sales spiked in 2022.

Global Pet Industry
25 May 2023
Petz Group expands its digital and physical footprint

Petz Group expands its digital and physical footprint

More than half of the Brazilian pet retailer’s stores are now located outside São Paulo state.

Retail, Online & DTC
12 May 2023
Purina announces new investment in Southern Brazil

Purina announces new investment in Southern Brazil

The construction of a new pet food plant from Nestlé’s subsidiary in Vargeão will cost $440 million.

Production & Packaging
11 Apr 2023
Online entertainment for pets

Online entertainment for pets

The humanization of pets is leading to a boost in pet entertainment. Time to check out what’s happening, as exciting opportunities for subscriptions and streaming services for pets are unfolding.

Global Pet Industry
24 Mar 2023
Brazilian food giant BRF to sell its pet food portfolio

Brazilian food giant BRF to sell its pet food portfolio

The company wants to raise cash in a challenging financial situation. 

News
14 Mar 2023
Petz digital business jumped 62.6% in 2022

Petz digital business jumped 62.6% in 2022

Up to 70% of the Brazilian pet retailer's online revenue comes from its app.

Retail, Online & DTC
13 Mar 2023
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