Sustainability

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
New EU sustainability reporting – the facts

New EU sustainability reporting – the facts

This year is the first time that some companies will need to comply with new EU rules as part of the European Green Deal. We explain some of the ins and outs.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Present and future of the equine industry

Present and future of the equine industry

Despite it being a $100-billion industry, there is still a lack of awareness about the equestrian business sector across Europe. So, how are things changing?

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
GPF 2024: present and future of the pet industry

GPF 2024: present and future of the pet industry

More than 300 insiders gathered in Venice to share their knowledge, experiences and key insights on opportunities for pet businesses.

Global Pet Industry
29 Jan 2024
The American Forest & Paper Association recognizes sustainable pet food packaging

The American Forest & Paper Association recognizes sustainable pet food packaging

The AF&PA has recognized Finnish Ahlstrom for its innovative, environmentally friendly approach.

Production & Packaging
9 Jan 2024
Mars Thailand wins sustainability award for its plastic waste reduction program

Mars Thailand wins sustainability award for its plastic waste reduction program

The pet food manufacturer’s ‘SWAP Recycling’ initiative has prevented 7 tons of plastic waste from ending up as mismanaged waste.

Pet Food
4 Jan 2024
Negotiations of new EU rules on sustainable packaging to kick off in 2024

Negotiations of new EU rules on sustainable packaging to kick off in 2024

The Council and the Parliament will start the legislative process to design regulations regarding the packaging and packaging waste proposal put forward by the European Commission last year.

Production & Packaging
21 Dec 2023
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
Arcaplanet: new digital features, more stores and sustainable targets

Arcaplanet: new digital features, more stores and sustainable targets

The biggest Italian pet retailer shares with GlobalPETS the achievements in 2023 and plans for the upcoming year.

Retail, Online & DTC
14 Dec 2023
Pet food brand recognized by the German Sustainability Award 2024

Pet food brand recognized by the German Sustainability Award 2024

Green Petfood has been awarded for its holistic commitment to creating innovative and sustainable food concepts for dogs and cats.

Pet Food
8 Dec 2023
Changes ahead in US labeling guidelines

Changes ahead in US labeling guidelines

From new nutrition facts to visual icons, what will the new rules mean for all pet food manufacturers operating in the US?

Global Pet Industry
24 Nov 2023
BARF pet food: the story so far

BARF pet food: the story so far

The raw pet food sector is rapidly evolving, but there are some key challenges it needs to overcome.

Pet Food
24 Nov 2023
Key considerations in the direct-to-consumer shift

Key considerations in the direct-to-consumer shift

What are the opportunities and challenges for pet food companies when expanding their direct-to-consumer footprint?

Retail, Online & DTC
24 Nov 2023
Harnessing protein power: sardines and anchovies as superfoods

Harnessing protein power: sardines and anchovies as superfoods

As consumers become increasingly focused on holistic pet care, superfoods are gaining more traction. Are protein superfoods being overlooked in pet nutrition?

Pet Food
24 Nov 2023
Europe softens organic qualification criteria for pet food labeling

Europe softens organic qualification criteria for pet food labeling

Now that the rule has been changed from 100% to 95% organic agricultural ingredients, will this accelerate the pet food industry’s contribution to a sustainable food value chain in the EU?

Global Pet Industry
24 Nov 2023
Australian food giant TasFoods moves into the pet food industry

Australian food giant TasFoods moves into the pet food industry

The Sydney-based group will market a new range of premium pet treats nationwide. 

Pet Food
20 Nov 2023
These are the winners of the PIF 2023 awards

These are the winners of the PIF 2023 awards

The UK’s Pet Industry Federation (PIF) recognized pet businesses in different categories.

News
14 Nov 2023
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