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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Single-protein diet as a remedy for allergic problems
Ready-made solutions to food allergies in the form of mono-protein recipes, how can they help diagnose and treat a pet's allergies?
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.
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?
Fressnapf opens new logistic warehouse near Berlin
The new facility will supply products to the German, Polish and Scandinavian markets.
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.
Caring for dogs since 1992
Carry Pet Food is a European manufacturer of pressed, premium chews for dogs.
Symrise: overall decline, pet food segment records growth
The German firm hopes to “strategically strengthen” its pet food portfolio in the near future.
The post-Black Sea grain era
Players are seeking alternative transport routes, but fearing a price increase in the near future.
Coveris acquires Polish flexible packaging firm D.K. Lamin
The Austrian company hopes to expand its footprint in Central and Eastern Europe.
Czech Super Zoo opens 350th store
The pet retailer chain witnesses a 12% sales increase in the last year.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Darling Ingredients takes over Polish rendering company
The Texas-based agri-food player bought Miropasz Group for €110 million.