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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
2024: looking back but moving forward

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.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 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
Interview with Chairman of Plaček Group: “I foresee franchising our model to France, Belgium or Sweden in the near future”

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.

Retail, Online & DTC
24 Nov 2023
Country report: Poland - A market that mirrors Western European trends

Country report: Poland - A market that mirrors Western European trends

How much do Polish pet owners spend on pet food? Which brands dominate the market? Here’s a quick snapshot.

Retail, Online & DTC
24 Nov 2023
Assisi Pet Care gets snapped up by US PE firm

Assisi Pet Care gets snapped up by US PE firm

Wind Point Partners values the attractiveness of the British manufacturer in the natural pet food and treat segment.

Global Pet Industry
18 Oct 2023
A European approach to pet-food private labels

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?

Pet Food
5 Oct 2023
Fressnapf opens new logistic warehouse near Berlin

Fressnapf opens new logistic warehouse near Berlin

The new facility will supply products to the German, Polish and Scandinavian markets.

Retail, Online & DTC
6 Sep 2023
Butternut Box to build EU footprint with new £280 million investment

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.

Pet Food
6 Sep 2023
Symrise: overall decline, pet food segment records growth

Symrise: overall decline, pet food segment records growth

The German firm hopes to “strategically strengthen” its pet food portfolio in the near future.

Global Pet Industry
8 Aug 2023
The post-Black Sea grain era

The post-Black Sea grain era

Players are seeking alternative transport routes, but fearing a price increase in the near future.

Ingredients
3 Aug 2023
Coveris acquires Polish flexible packaging firm D.K. Lamin

Coveris acquires Polish flexible packaging firm D.K. Lamin

The Austrian company hopes to expand its footprint in Central and Eastern Europe.

Global Pet Industry
1 Aug 2023
Czech Super Zoo opens 350th store

Czech Super Zoo opens 350th store

The pet retailer chain witnesses a 12% sales increase in the last year.

Retail, Online & DTC
1 Aug 2023
EU funds algae product development applicable to pet food

EU funds algae product development applicable to pet food

The co-founded initiative is expected to lead to sustainable solutions in the Baltic and North Sea regions.

Ingredients
25 Jul 2023
Analysis: European pet population grew by 11% in 2022

Analysis: European pet population grew by 11% in 2022

Nearly half of the households in the region have at least 1 pet. We take a look at what’s happening in each country.

Trends & Insights
19 Jul 2023
Europe’s largest fresh dog food brand Butternut Box acquires PsiBufet

Europe’s largest fresh dog food brand Butternut Box acquires PsiBufet

The UK-based brand expands its footprint across Europe by acquiring Poland’s leading fresh dog food company, PsiBufet.

Global Pet Industry
24 Apr 2023
United Petfood takes over 2 of Cargill’s plants in Eastern Europe

United Petfood takes over 2 of Cargill’s plants in Eastern Europe

The Belgian manufacturer bought the production facilities of the American corporation in Krzepice (Poland) and Karcag (Hungary).

Pet Food
1 Dec 2022
Darling Ingredients takes over Polish rendering company

Darling Ingredients takes over Polish rendering company

The Texas-based agri-food player bought Miropasz Group for €110 million.

News
8 Nov 2022
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