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The ‘stark reality’ for UK pet parents

The ‘stark reality’ for UK pet parents

A research from a vet charity reveals that 4 million owners are slashing their own food budgets to accommodate pet needs.

News
27 Apr 2023
Why is the Japanese dog population decreasing?

Why is the Japanese dog population decreasing?

The stringent regulations, the economic conditions, and the discouragement campaigns are behind this unusual trend in Asia. 

Trends & Insights
7 Apr 2023
Cargill to open second pet food facility in China

Cargill to open second pet food facility in China

The new factory will help the company increase its pet food offering in the Asian region. 

News
3 Apr 2023
The success of Malaysia’s first taxi-hailing service app for pets

The success of Malaysia’s first taxi-hailing service app for pets

JoJo Pets plans to expand nationwide to Thailand and Singapore after registering a surge in demand.

News
3 Apr 2023
These are the winners of Purina’s Unleashed 2023

These are the winners of Purina’s Unleashed 2023

The selected start-ups will participate in the giant’s accelerator lab program for 5 months.

News
30 Mar 2023
New year, softer inflation? Price hikes in pet supplies see a relief

New year, softer inflation? Price hikes in pet supplies see a relief

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the US and Europe saw a stabilizing trend in pet product prices in the first 2 months of 2023.

Global Pet Industry
28 Mar 2023
Unexpected hike of US pet food imports in China

Unexpected hike of US pet food imports in China

The number of American products reaching the Asian market increased by 200% from January to November 2022.

Global Pet Industry
27 Mar 2023
Which are the UK’s top 10 pets?

Which are the UK’s top 10 pets?

Dogs and cats continue to dominate the country’s pet population, while rabbit numbers have doubled.

Trends & Insights
24 Mar 2023
APPA appoints new board members

APPA appoints new board members

Purina’s VP of Sales in North America, Tommy Baroody, is the new American Pet Products Association chair.

Global Pet Industry
24 Mar 2023
Australian home and garden retailer expands its pet range

Australian home and garden retailer expands its pet range

Bunnings introduces 1,000 new pet supplies, its largest product portfolio growth in 2 decades. 

Retail, Online & DTC
21 Mar 2023
UK government investigates puppy mills and designer pets amid abuse claims

UK government investigates puppy mills and designer pets amid abuse claims

The local industry supports the initiative looking into the “increasingly available evidence” of cruel practices involving pets.

News
20 Mar 2023
This is what Thai owners think about their pets

This is what Thai owners think about their pets

Nearly half of pet parents consider their animals to be proxy children, according to a survey.

Trends & Insights
17 Mar 2023
Imported pet food sales jumps tenfold in China

Imported pet food sales jumps tenfold in China

Alibaba Group concludes that foreign pet food brands have grown from $100 million in 2016 to $1 billion in 2022. 

Global Pet Industry
17 Mar 2023
Malaysian pet food maker to raise $100 million

Malaysian pet food maker to raise $100 million

Pet World Nutritions is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in Singapore by the end of the year

Production & Packaging
16 Mar 2023
Mars Petcare opens its first R&D center in Asia Pacific

Mars Petcare opens its first R&D center in Asia Pacific

The new Chonburi (Thailand) plant will test new products and develop new recipes.

Pet Care
16 Mar 2023
British natural pet food startup closes £6 million investment

British natural pet food startup closes £6 million investment

Scrumbles will use most of the capital injection to launch the company’s international debut. 

News
15 Mar 2023
Pet Supplies Plus to expand in Northeastern US

Pet Supplies Plus to expand in Northeastern US

The Michigan-based pet retailer acquired 20 outlets from Independent Pet Partners. 

Retail, Online & DTC
14 Mar 2023
Brazilian food giant BRF to sell its pet food portfolio

Brazilian food giant BRF to sell its pet food portfolio

The company wants to raise cash in a challenging financial situation. 

News
14 Mar 2023
New top management roles at Instinct Pet Food

New top management roles at Instinct Pet Food

Gordon Dumesich takes on the mantle of CEO while Neil Thompson moves into the chairman position.

News
13 Mar 2023
These are AlphaPet's plans following takeover of German pet food brand

These are AlphaPet's plans following takeover of German pet food brand

The company wants to boost Herrmann’s Manufaktur footprint in German-speaking countries and expand its portfolio to new markets in Asia. 

Pet Food
10 Mar 2023
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