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Spanish airline to offer pet treats on board

Spanish airline to offer pet treats on board

Vueling increases its pet treat menu to meet the rising demand of passengers traveling with their furry friends.

Pet Food
22 Jan 2024
Gloria Pets recognized among 500 Spanish SMEs leading business growth

Gloria Pets recognized among 500 Spanish SMEs leading business growth

The Spanish pet product distributor operates in more than 30 countries and is looking to expand its footprint in the near future.

Trends & Insights
18 Jan 2024
Picart opens new production plant in Barcelona

Picart opens new production plant in Barcelona

The pet food manufacturer, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary, will triple capacity.

Global Pet Industry
15 Dec 2023
New Animal Welfare Law enters into force in Spain

New Animal Welfare Law enters into force in Spain

The local pet industry warns that some provisions, such as the sales ban on cats and dogs in pet stores, will impact business.

News
23 Oct 2023
Asia's insect-based pet food is causing a buzz

Asia's insect-based pet food is causing a buzz

Southeast Asia's tropical climate is perfect for investment in insect farming, and the most used insects for pet food – like the BSF – are native to the region.

Ingredients
1 Sep 2023
UK delays plastic packaging tax scheme

UK delays plastic packaging tax scheme

Pet businesses will have until October 2025 to start paying the cost of recycling their packaging.

Production & Packaging
23 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
These pet firms have recently been awarded

These pet firms have recently been awarded

From eco-friendly products to innovative portfolios, pet businesses are showing their resilience.

Global Pet Industry
6 Jul 2023
Spanish pet food industry increases revenue by 14%

Spanish pet food industry increases revenue by 14%

All food types registered sales growth last year, with the biggest increase being wet products for cats.

Trends & Insights
21 Jun 2023
What we know about the merger of CrazyPet and Miscota

What we know about the merger of CrazyPet and Miscota

The combined turnover of both Spanish pet retailers was approximately €60 million ($64.4M) in 2022.

Global Pet Industry
6 Jun 2023
Spanish pet health platform closes $5 million fund

Spanish pet health platform closes $5 million fund

Barkibu wants to boost its artificial intelligence capabilities and expand the portfolio of services. 

Global Pet Industry
2 Jun 2023
ADM opens probiotic production facility in Spain

ADM opens probiotic production facility in Spain

The $30 million facility will manufacture probiotics and postbiotics for human and pet nutrition.

Pet Food
9 Feb 2023
Zolux expands into Iberia with a new subsidiary

Zolux expands into Iberia with a new subsidiary

The new branch, settled after the cooperation with an ornamental fish distributor, will serve customers in Spain and Portugal.

News
7 Feb 2023
New CEO joins Spanish pet food manufacturer Gosbi

New CEO joins Spanish pet food manufacturer Gosbi

David Falk will help the company to expand internationally.

News
15 Sep 2022
Opportunities for puppy and kitten insurance

Opportunities for puppy and kitten insurance

What is the expected impact on the pet insurance sector following the sharp rise in numbers of the pet population?

Pet Care
1 Sep 2022
Is the Spanish pet food market recovering from the pandemic?

Is the Spanish pet food market recovering from the pandemic?

The local industry posted sales revenue of €1.4 billion in 2021, an increase of 10%.

Trends & Insights
1 Aug 2022
Iskaypet takes over Portuguese retailer Ornimundo

Iskaypet takes over Portuguese retailer Ornimundo

The Spanish group confirmed the acquisition of one of the main players in the country, which is expected to grow by 17% this year. 

Global Pet Industry
27 Mar 2022
The SantéVet Group raises €150 million in capital

The SantéVet Group raises €150 million in capital

The French pet health insurance company wants to accelerate its development over the next 5 years to become the European leader in the sector and “conquer” new markets.

Global Pet Industry
25 Feb 2022
Leading pet retailer doubles down on building an ecosystem

Leading pet retailer doubles down on building an ecosystem

IskayPet believes that offering a complete Pet care solution through a wide range of products both in stores and online, as well as services through its veterinary centers and grooming salons, is the future of its business in Iberia.

Retail, Online & DTC
11 Feb 2022
Serving the customer when they want, where they want

Serving the customer when they want, where they want

Buddy has a big ambition. Not to become the largest pet retailer in southern Europe, but to be the best.

Retail, Online & DTC
11 Feb 2022
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