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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
The versatility of yeast-based ingredients: from protein source to immune support
Yeasts are single-cell microorganisms known and used by humans for over 5,000 years. What are the benefits of these versatile ingredients to pet nutrition?
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.
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.
Brazilian pet food producer joins Pet Sustainability Coalition
Natoo displays strength as a climate action leader and reinforces its commitment to sustainability.
Is BRF closer to selling its pet portfolio?
The Brazilian food giant has been receiving a number of bids since last year.
Ourofino’s pet health portfolio plunges 12.9% in Q1
High interest rates and changes in consumer behavior trends were to blame.
Brazil’s pet market revenue jumps 16.4%
The growth rate is declining overall, while online sales spiked in 2022.
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.
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.
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.
Brazilian food giant BRF to sell its pet food portfolio
The company wants to raise cash in a challenging financial situation.
Petz digital business jumped 62.6% in 2022
Up to 70% of the Brazilian pet retailer's online revenue comes from its app.