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%.
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.
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.
Italian pet wellness company Jampy secures €1 million investment
The Milan-based firm wants to expand its portfolio across Europe and beyond.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Certification is much more than a quality label
As certification schemes become more popular in many industries, experts in the field decode the value of these credentials for the pet sector.
Canadian pet food industry responds to local legislation and global market shifts
From the impact of federal regulations on plastic to adapting to changes at international level, the pet food sector in Canada demonstrates resilience in the face of its many challenges.
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.
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.
Kormotech's strategic quest: Top 30 Petfood Leader by 2028
Ukrainian pet food producer Kormotech began 2024 by unveiling its new strategy as it embarked on a 5-year journey to establish itself as a global industry player.
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.
UK and US officials highlight the potential of pet food in South Korea
Both countries believe the market offers exciting business opportunities for pet firms.
Hill’s crosses $4.2B in sales in 2023
Witnessing 15.5% in annual growth and making up almost a quarter of Colgate-Palmolive’s Q4 sales, the pet food subsidiary closes FY 2023 with minimal losses.