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%.
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.
Fressnapf posts record €4 billion turnover in 2023
How did the German pet retailer increase its business by 15% in a turbulent year? Here are the details.
Japanese officials launch inspection to curb pet sales
Local governments want to limit the number of dogs and cats allowed by breeders and pet specialists.
Interzoo 2024: record-breaking over 2,000 exhibitors
The leading international trade fair for pet supplies will host exhibitors from 69 countries in the German city of Nuremberg in May.
Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company
Germany’s second-largest meat marketer has bought the pet food manufacturer’s entire business as of 1 February.
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.
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.
Petco appoints new Chief Human Resources Officer
Holly May joins the American pet retailer after a previous tenure at pharmacy giant Walgreens.
How pet parents spent their money on Valentine's Day
Total Valentine’s Day gift spending in the US is expected to reach a record of $14.2 billion today.
Spectrum Brands looking to get back on track after flat performance
The poor performance of the company’s aquatic portfolio and fewer sales in the specialist channel drove its last quarter.
Central Garden & Pet sees a slight decline in pet sales in Q1 FY24
The performance of pet beds and small animals declined by double digits during Q1.
From £200m to £500m in sales: Inspired Pet Nutrition’s ambitions
The British pet food manufacturer, which is celebrating 100 years in the business, wants to become a top player in the country.
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.
US pet supply sales on Amazon up by a quarter
With sales of pet-related items through Amazon increasing by 25% in 2023, how do the online figures look in different segments and for larger and smaller retailers and brands in the US?
US and Canada: a comparative data analysis
The pronounced impact of inflation has been felt across the US and Canada, with consumers grappling with higher prices for essential pet items.
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?
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.
Fresh intel on the UK pet market
UK pet owners remain largely brand-loyal, are increasingly buying fresh and raw pet food, and are becoming more open to subscription models.
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?