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%.
Darling Ingredients completes acquisition of rendering firm Miropasz
The Texas-based agrifood company first announced plans to acquire the Polish firm for €110 million ($118.74M) in 2022.
From £200m to £500m in sales: Inspired Pet Nutrition’s ambitions
The British pet food manufacturer, which is celebrating 100 years in the business, wants to become a top player in the country.
What’s in store for vegan pet food in 2024?
The vegan pet food sector is witnessing a host of new brands and innovations. So what’s driving this trend? Is there a case for flexitarian pets? And how can manufacturers win against conventional meat brands?
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?
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.
New EU sustainability reporting – the facts
This year is the first time that some companies will need to comply with new EU rules as part of the European Green Deal. We explain some of the ins and outs.
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.
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.
Fruit and veg in pet food: formulations, claims and safe use
Plant ingredients are routinely added to pet foods, but formulations and amounts can vary greatly – as can potential benefits.
Present and future of the equine industry
Despite it being a $100-billion industry, there is still a lack of awareness about the equestrian business sector across Europe. So, how are things changing?
How an EU grant could change the pet industry through a Finnish biotech start-up
The European Commission invested €12 million in Enifer to help build a mycoprotein factory.
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.
Kormotech's strategic quest: Top 30 Petfood Leader by 2028
Ukrainian pet food producer Kormotech began 2024 by unveiling its new strategy as it embarked on a 5-year journey to establish itself as a global industry player.
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.
1.5 million UK owners are ‘seriously worried’ about meeting their cats’ needs
A recent survey highlights the impact of the cost-of-living crisis and the inflationary environment on the expenditure level. GlobalPETS learns more.
VAFO acquires Dagsmark Petfood to strengthen its Finnish footprint
The Czech-based premium pet food manufacturer is targeting growth in the Nordics after adding a new company to its Finnish production capabilities.
Hungarian owners are paying 33% more in pet care than 5 years ago
A new survey unveils how much pet parents are paying each year for their dogs.
Musti’s stable Q1 witnesses a 4.8% sales growth
Despite a product recall issue in November, the Finnish pet retailer kicks off FY 2024 with stable earnings.
Tractive wins the GlobalPETS Forum Award 2024
The innovative Austrian pet tech company follows in the footsteps of 2023 award winner Snellman and takes home this coveted prize.