Fressnapf posts record €4 billion turnover in 2023
How did the German pet retailer increase its business by 15% in a turbulent year? Here are the details.
Interzoo 2024: record-breaking over 2,000 exhibitors
The leading international trade fair for pet supplies will host exhibitors from 69 countries in the German city of Nuremberg in May.
Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company
Germany’s second-largest meat marketer has bought the pet food manufacturer’s entire business as of 1 February.
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.
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?
Certification is much more than a quality label
As certification schemes become more popular in many industries, experts in the field decode the value of these credentials for the pet sector.
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.
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.
Das Futterhaus: positive sales trend in 2023
The pet retailer posted €580 million ($630.44M) in revenue across its network in Germany and Austria.
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.
German vet start-up Filu Vet closes €5 million investment
The company discusses with GlobalPETS where it plans to allocate the new capital.
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.
Pet food brand recognized by the German Sustainability Award 2024
Green Petfood has been awarded for its holistic commitment to creating innovative and sustainable food concepts for dogs and cats.
JAB Holdings reshuffles management team
Current CEO Olivier Goudet is stepping down and will be replaced by Joachim Creus.
Interview with Chairman of Plaček Group: “I foresee franchising our model to France, Belgium or Sweden in the near future”
The Czech firm Plaček Group wants to revolutionize pet retailing with an innovative in-store approach. Besides that, the company – which already has close to 400 locations in Eastern Europe – is now looking for business opportunities further afield.
BARF pet food: the story so far
The raw pet food sector is rapidly evolving, but there are some key challenges it needs to overcome.
Building a pet company with global reach
Schulze Heimtierbedarf is a family business based in the small German town of Porta Westfalica. A sailing trip 40 years ago was how it all started.
How do you play a pioneering role in the industry?
The answer: through innovation. That might sound far too simple, but if innovation and fresh ideas are managed and used properly, a pet food company will have the opportunity to position itself as a genuine pioneer.
Fressnapf acquires Dutch retailer Jumper
The German firm wants to strengthen its footprint in the Netherlands as part of a European expansion plan.
October: pet investments in a nutshell
GlobalPETS rounds up all key investments and funding across the pet space from the month we are leaving behind.