Ingredients

Darling Ingredients completes acquisition of rendering firm Miropasz

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.

Pet Food
16 Feb 2024
How a $12.3 million investment will impact GFI’s pet business

How a $12.3 million investment will impact GFI’s pet business

The Canadian ingredient supplier wants to further grow its footprint in the industry.

Pet Food
15 Feb 2024
What’s in store for vegan pet food in 2024?

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?

Pet Food
9 Feb 2024
Time for action: the carbon footprint of the hidden soy in pet food

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.

Pet Food
9 Feb 2024
Fruit and veg in pet food: formulations, claims and safe use

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.

Pet Food
9 Feb 2024
Plant ingredients in dog food – what does recent research say?

Plant ingredients in dog food – what does recent research say?

The role and potential benefits of plant-derived constituents to canine diets are hotly debated topics. Here, we look at what the latest science can tell us.

Pet Food
9 Feb 2024
How an EU grant could change the pet industry through a Finnish biotech start-up

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.

Global Pet Industry
8 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
10,000 tons: what we know about the largest insect factory in Northern Europe

10,000 tons: what we know about the largest insect factory in Northern Europe

The Danish start-up Enorm Biofactory’s plant will start production in February.

Production & Packaging
8 Jan 2024
Malaysian insect player receives green light to export products to Europe

Malaysian insect player receives green light to export products to Europe

Veolia Bioconversion aims to become an “ecological champion” after gaining approval to export its insect meal and oil for pet food applications.

Production & Packaging
15 Dec 2023
2024: an optimistic year for these 2 insect pet food players?

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.

Global Pet Industry
11 Dec 2023
Analysis: Why Tyson Foods invested in insect supplier Protix?

Analysis: Why Tyson Foods invested in insect supplier Protix?

This year’s flat net sales have made the growing insect market even more appealing for the American multinational.

Pet Food
7 Dec 2023
Lithuanian insect supplier to set up yellow mealworm plant

Lithuanian insect supplier to set up yellow mealworm plant

Divaks has partnered with Switzerland-based group Bühler to set up a commercial-scale production facility by 2025.

Production & Packaging
4 Dec 2023
Changes ahead in US labeling guidelines

Changes ahead in US labeling guidelines

From new nutrition facts to visual icons, what will the new rules mean for all pet food manufacturers operating in the US?

Global Pet Industry
24 Nov 2023
BARF pet food: the story so far

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.

Pet Food
24 Nov 2023
Harnessing protein power: sardines and anchovies as superfoods

Harnessing protein power: sardines and anchovies as superfoods

As consumers become increasingly focused on holistic pet care, superfoods are gaining more traction. Are protein superfoods being overlooked in pet nutrition?

Pet Food
24 Nov 2023
Diving into the world of homemade and raw food

Diving into the world of homemade and raw food

Alternative diets are popular, but the limited available research on the benefits and risks for both pets and people poses a difficult task to pet owners.

Pet Food
24 Nov 2023
Next-generation skin and coat care products

Next-generation skin and coat care products

Trending ingredients, category innovations and recent launches – here’s a round-up of the year-end highlights for skin and coat care products.

Global Pet Industry
24 Nov 2023
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