2024: looking back but moving forward
After an eventful 2023 worldwide, pet businesses and experts in the field are now looking to the future – but with caution.
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.
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.
The 10 most-read stories of 2023
GlobalPETS unveils the coverage that generated the most interest among readers last year.
United Petfood takes over Dutch De Haan Petfood
The Belgian private-label manufacturer hopes to consolidate business success in the wet food category.
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.
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.
Q-Petfood makes frozen fresh meat suitable for small and medium-sized dogs and cats
In response to consumer research, Q-Petfood is seizing new opportunities in frozen fresh meat products for dogs and cats, in terms of both packaging concepts and internationalization.
Fressnapf acquires Dutch retailer Jumper
The German firm wants to strengthen its footprint in the Netherlands as part of a European expansion plan.
IQI Trusted Petfood Ingredients joins global food supplier OSI Group
The Dutch ingredient supplier aims to reach new customers and broaden its product portfolio.
How Tyson Foods and Protix want to ramp up operations in the US by 2025
The American manufacturer invested €55 million ($58.2M) in the Dutch insect supplier. GlobalPETS learns more.
Microalgae is the answer to more sustainable pet food
There’s a clear shift in how pet parents are approaching nutrition – they’re becoming more knowledgeable, emphasizing both health and environmental consciousness.
Are you coming to the pet industry’s leading networking event?
In January 2024, around 250 executives from leading pet companies will gather at the GlobalPETS Forum in Venice for 3 days of networking and inspiring presentations. Will you join them?
Canadian government puts Bunge-Viterra merger under review
Officials launched a review of the deal to ensure “healthy competition” among supply chain players.
Search for sustainable fish-oil alternative leads to microalgae
When looking to increase the world’s access to beneficial omega-3 fatty acids for cats and dogs, Veramaris found the solution in a potent natural source: microalgae.
Voff acquires Dutch pet food manufacturer Carnibest
The Swedish company wants to expand its natural premium pet food portfolio.
Financial difficulties won’t deter Dutch pet owners from spending on their pets
New consumer research uncovers interesting insights into Dutch pet owners.
Butternut Box to build EU footprint with new £280 million investment
The London-based fresh dog food company is including a new manufacturing facility in its expansion plans.
Sky-high inflation: pet supplies taking the hit
The category continues to suffer price hikes, with some countries showing a slight slowdown trend. But how’s the future looking?