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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
Fressnapf posts record €4 billion turnover in 2023

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.

Retail, Online & DTC
21 Feb 2024
Interzoo 2024: record-breaking over 2,000 exhibitors

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.

Global Pet Industry
19 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
Petco appoints new Chief Human Resources Officer

Petco appoints new Chief Human Resources Officer

Holly May joins the American pet retailer after a previous tenure at pharmacy giant Walgreens.

Retail, Online & DTC
15 Feb 2024
How pet parents spent their money on Valentine's Day

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.

Trends & Insights
14 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
US pet supply sales on Amazon up by a quarter

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?

Retail, Online & DTC
9 Feb 2024
US and Canada: a comparative data analysis

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.

Trends & Insights
9 Feb 2024
What’s in store for vegan pet food in 2024?

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?

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
Fresh intel on the UK pet market

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.

Trends & Insights
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
Time for action: the carbon footprint of the hidden soy in pet food

Time for action: the carbon footprint of the hidden soy in pet food

A deep dive into granular data can accelerate understanding of the impacts of soy in animal feed, which can have an outsized effect on the carbon footprint of pet food.

Pet Food
9 Feb 2024
Fruit and veg in pet food: formulations, claims and safe use

Fruit and veg in pet food: formulations, claims and safe use

Plant ingredients are routinely added to pet foods, but formulations and amounts can vary greatly – as can potential benefits.

Pet Food
9 Feb 2024
Plant ingredients in dog food – what does recent research say?

Plant ingredients in dog food – what does recent research say?

The role and potential benefits of plant-derived constituents to canine diets are hotly debated topics. Here, we look at what the latest science can tell us.

Pet Food
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
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