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European pet food manufacturers establish new group

European pet food manufacturers establish new group

SANYpet, Natural Line and Codico have created a new production and distribution group to capture the international market.

Pet Food
22 Feb 2024
Sustainable Premium Packaging

Sustainable Premium Packaging

Takigawa Corporation (France)

Innovation Showcase
14 Feb 2024
The acquisitions driving the pet industry forward

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?

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
GPF 2024: present and future of the pet industry

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.

Global Pet Industry
29 Jan 2024
AAFCO approves dried mealworm meal for adult dog food

AAFCO approves dried mealworm meal for adult dog food

Insect producer Ÿnsect is the first company to receive authorization to commercialize mealworm proteins in the US.

Pet Food
26 Jan 2024
Zolux: rebranding and market consolidation in 2024

Zolux: rebranding and market consolidation in 2024

The French pet supplier unveils new logo and manufacturing plans for the upcoming year.

News
20 Dec 2023
Interview with Chairman of Plaček Group: “I foresee franchising our model to France, Belgium or Sweden in the near future”

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.

Retail, Online & DTC
24 Nov 2023
Consumer preferences in the booming grooming sector

Consumer preferences in the booming grooming sector

How frequently do owners take their dogs to the groomer? What do they value most when choosing a professional? How does inflation impact their decisions? Fresh data answers these questions and more.

Global Pet Industry
24 Nov 2023
Alternative pet diets: who's trying them and why?

Alternative pet diets: who's trying them and why?

A new survey reveals the level of acceptance of nutrition trends like BARF and homemade pet food among pet parents in 5 countries.

Pet Food
17 Nov 2023
Maxi Zoo France targets 50+ new store openings in 2024

Maxi Zoo France targets 50+ new store openings in 2024

The retailer increased sales by 30% in the first 6 months of 2023 while adapting to changes in consumer preferences. CEO Jan Wejbrandt shares more insights. 

Retail, Online & DTC
13 Nov 2023
A lower VAT rate to tackle price spikes?

A lower VAT rate to tackle price spikes?

The industry is calling for a temporary solution to inflationary pressure, while experts examine whether end consumers will benefit from reduced VAT.

Global Pet Industry
6 Oct 2023
Pet parents & CBD: consumer survey results

Pet parents & CBD: consumer survey results

Discover how pet parents feel about CBD, why some wouldn’t want to use it, how often others use it for their pets and more.

Trends & Insights
6 Oct 2023
A European approach to pet-food private labels

A European approach to pet-food private labels

The private-label pet food category is performing better in Europe than in the US. What are the reasons behind this difference?

Pet Food
5 Oct 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
Fressnapf plans to increase its grooming salons by 500%

Fressnapf plans to increase its grooming salons by 500%

The German pet retailer wants to reach the 300-location mark by 2026.

Retail, Online & DTC
26 Sep 2023
Pet parents’ habits when feeding their dog

Pet parents’ habits when feeding their dog

Most owners want to feed their dog the best quality food, but what other factors impact their final decision? Read the answer to this and other questions.

Trends & Insights
1 Sep 2023
Asia's insect-based pet food is causing a buzz

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.

Ingredients
1 Sep 2023
Insect pet food: an update

Insect pet food: an update

The rapidly growing number of start-ups and technological developments are helping advance this sector.

Ingredients
1 Sep 2023
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