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More than 20% of Nestlé’s sales last year were pet products

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%.

Pet Food
23 Feb 2024
Better Choice to develop weight loss supplement for pets

Better Choice to develop weight loss supplement for pets

The Florida-based pet health and wellness firm recently acquired all issued and outstanding shares in Canadian Aimia Pet Healthco for an undisclosed amount.

Pet Care
23 Feb 2024
Italian pet wellness company Jampy secures €1 million investment

Italian pet wellness company Jampy secures €1 million investment

The Milan-based firm wants to expand its portfolio across Europe and beyond.

Pet Care
20 Feb 2024
Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company

Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company

Germany’s second-largest meat marketer has bought the pet food manufacturer’s entire business as of 1 February.

Pet Food
19 Feb 2024
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
Elanco to sell its aqua business to Merck Animal Health

Elanco to sell its aqua business to Merck Animal Health

The $1.3 billion sale will allow the pharma company to focus on its pet health portfolio.

Pet Care
14 Feb 2024
Purina acquires facility in the US state of Georgia

Purina acquires facility in the US state of Georgia

The pet food giant has been leasing its facility in Fulton, where it has been operating since 1972.

Pet Food
9 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
Major corporations are expanding their horizons and moving into the pet care space

Major corporations are expanding their horizons and moving into the pet care space

The pet industry is appealing to more and more companies that want to grow their stake in an attractive and rapidly evolving sector.

Global Pet Industry
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
L Catterton pumps $40 million into Sploot Veterinary Care

L Catterton pumps $40 million into Sploot Veterinary Care

The Colorado-based vet care platform aims to broaden its veterinary network and enhance customer satisfaction.

Pet Care
7 Feb 2024
Indian animal healthcare firm Zenex acquires Ayurvedic pet businesses

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.

Pet Care
7 Feb 2024
VAFO acquires Dagsmark Petfood to strengthen its Finnish footprint

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.

Pet Food
5 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
Protix secures €37 million of debt financing from the EU

Protix secures €37 million of debt financing from the EU

A loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) will help the insect manufacturer and supplier establish a new facility in Poland.

Global Pet Industry
29 Jan 2024
US government funds projects to leverage the pet industry across international markets

US government funds projects to leverage the pet industry across international markets

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the Pet Food Institute (PFI) received a capital injection of $1.5 million.

Global Pet Industry
24 Jan 2024
United Petfood to acquire first pet food factory in the Nordics

United Petfood to acquire first pet food factory in the Nordics

The Belgian manufacturer will be the owner of a facility of Vital Petfood Group in Denmark.

Pet Food
19 Jan 2024
Gloria Pets recognized among 500 Spanish SMEs leading business growth

Gloria Pets recognized among 500 Spanish SMEs leading business growth

The Spanish pet product distributor operates in more than 30 countries and is looking to expand its footprint in the near future.

Trends & Insights
18 Jan 2024
Drools’ ambition to become a unicorn business

Drools’ ambition to become a unicorn business

The Indian pet food brand recently invested $30 million to “redefine” the South Asian country’s pet healthcare and veterinary service sector.

Pet Care
18 Jan 2024
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