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.
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Takigawa Corporation (France)
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?
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.
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.
Zolux: rebranding and market consolidation in 2024
The French pet supplier unveils new logo and manufacturing plans for the upcoming year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Fressnapf plans to increase its grooming salons by 500%
The German pet retailer wants to reach the 300-location mark by 2026.
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.
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.
Insect proteins: Creating a sustainable future by delighting pets and their parents
Based on 12 years of R&D in insect rearing, Agronutris has developed an innovative, high-quality and sustainable solution to respond to the increasing demand for protein. The first factory of this French biotech company is now producing insect meal, oil and fertilizer.
Insect pet food: an update
The rapidly growing number of start-ups and technological developments are helping advance this sector.
Mealworm ingredients improve the nutritional sustainability of pet food
The recent explosion in global pet numbers, coupled with an increasing demand for high quality pet food, has vastly increased the environmental “pawprint” of the pet food industry.