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More than 20% of Nestlé’s sales last year were pet products

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%.

Pet Food
23 Feb 2024
Better Choice to develop weight loss supplement for pets

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.

Pet Care
23 Feb 2024
Japanese officials launch inspection to curb pet sales

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.

Global Pet Industry
20 Feb 2024
Italian pet wellness company Jampy secures €1 million investment

Italian pet wellness company Jampy secures €1 million investment

The Milan-based firm wants to expand its portfolio across Europe and beyond.

Pet Care
20 Feb 2024
Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company

Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company

Germany’s second-largest meat marketer has bought the pet food manufacturer’s entire business as of 1 February.

Pet Food
19 Feb 2024
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
How a $12.3 million investment will impact GFI’s pet business

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.

Pet Food
15 Feb 2024
Spectrum Brands looking to get back on track after flat performance

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.

Global Pet Industry
12 Feb 2024
From £200m to £500m in sales: Inspired Pet Nutrition’s ambitions

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.

Pet Food
9 Feb 2024
Purina acquires facility in the US state of Georgia

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.

Pet Food
9 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
The acquisitions driving the pet industry forward

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?

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Certification is much more than a quality label

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.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Canadian pet food industry responds to local legislation and global market shifts

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.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Major corporations are expanding their horizons and moving into the pet care space

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.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
How an EU grant could change the pet industry through a Finnish biotech start-up

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.

Global Pet Industry
8 Feb 2024
VAFO acquires Dagsmark Petfood to strengthen its Finnish footprint

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.

Pet Food
5 Feb 2024
UK and US officials highlight the potential of pet food in South Korea

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.

Global Pet Industry
31 Jan 2024
Hill’s crosses $4.2B in sales in 2023

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.

Pet Food
30 Jan 2024
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