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€3 billion in pet food sales: a snapshot of the Italian industry in 2023

€3 billion in pet food sales: a snapshot of the Italian industry in 2023

The wet pet food segment accounted for more than half of the country’s pet industry’s business in a year impacted by inflation.

Global Pet Industry
23 May 2024
Cost of living and lack of pet-friendly rentals: pet parents in Western Australia feel the pressure

Cost of living and lack of pet-friendly rentals: pet parents in Western Australia feel the pressure

New research sheds light on consumer spending and behavior. GlobalPETS takes a look.

Trends & Insights
22 May 2024
Canada to update process to register imported pet supplements

Canada to update process to register imported pet supplements

The federal government aims to streamline the importation process and reduce the administrative burden on importers.

Global Pet Industry
21 May 2024
Are New Zealand’s new “pet bonds” the solution to the housing crisis?

Are New Zealand’s new “pet bonds” the solution to the housing crisis?

The national government aims to grant tenants with pets greater opportunities to find suitable housing.

News
17 May 2024
VAFO acquires remaining stake in German pet food maker Allco Tiernahrung

VAFO acquires remaining stake in German pet food maker Allco Tiernahrung

The Czech group announced the acquired company will become Vafo.de by the end of 2024.

News
14 May 2024
Pet food startup TABPS Pets’ market ambitions

Pet food startup TABPS Pets’ market ambitions

The Indian firm is looking to expand its Ayurvedic pet products after a capital injection.

News
14 May 2024
Looking back at Interzoo: last week’s highlights

Looking back at Interzoo: last week’s highlights

From alternative protein innovations to sustainable accessories, GlobalPETS examines the most interesting launches at the pet trade fair.

Trends & Insights
13 May 2024
Volume growth drives Freshpet’s first months of 2024

Volume growth drives Freshpet’s first months of 2024

The New Jersey-based pet food company saw overall improvements across sales, income and profits.

Pet Food
10 May 2024
Pets Choice to expand footprint in the premium pet food vet sectors after acquisition

Pets Choice to expand footprint in the premium pet food vet sectors after acquisition

The British pet food manufacturer is the new owner of dog and cat food producer Vet’s Kitchen.

Pet Food
9 May 2024
20% increase: higher demand for pet products boosts Zoetis’ first quarter

20% increase: higher demand for pet products boosts Zoetis’ first quarter

The American animal health company surpassed analysts’ expectations due to a strong demand for medicines and vaccines.

Pet Care
8 May 2024
The Nutriment Company acquires Scottish raw pet food producer

The Nutriment Company acquires Scottish raw pet food producer

The addition of Totally Natural Pet Products to the European pet nutrition company’s portfolio comes shortly after its recent rebrand.

Pet Food
7 May 2024
ADM’s animal nutrition portfolio profit improves in Q1 2024

ADM’s animal nutrition portfolio profit improves in Q1 2024

The ingredient multinational forecasts enrichment treats and sustainability initiatives to drive the pet industry this year.

News
6 May 2024
Austria lists top retail and services firms, including pet players

Austria lists top retail and services firms, including pet players

These are the pet businesses that have ranked the highest in terms of customer satisfaction, customer service and affordability.

Trends & Insights
3 May 2024
UK to simplify pet microchipping data system

UK to simplify pet microchipping data system

The new measures aim to combat theft and streamline the process of reuniting lost animals with their owners.

News
30 Apr 2024
Swedencare performs below expectations in Q1 2024

Swedencare performs below expectations in Q1 2024

The Swedish firm is to expand its European portfolio and increase production capacity.

Pet Care
30 Apr 2024
Symrise’s pet food portfolio witnesses double-digit growth in Q1 2024

Symrise’s pet food portfolio witnesses double-digit growth in Q1 2024

Latin America and Asia-Pacific drove the portfolio, but sales in the category decreased slightly.

News
26 Apr 2024
Los Angeles temporarily freezes new dog breeding permits

Los Angeles temporarily freezes new dog breeding permits

The Californian city wants to curb the overpopulation of city-run animal shelters.

News
25 Apr 2024
APPA appoints new members to its board

APPA appoints new members to its board

Kevin Fick (PetWise Brands) and Josh Patterson (Vital Essentials) have joined the American pet trade body.

Global Pet Industry
23 Apr 2024
Pet marketplaces: the place to be?

Pet marketplaces: the place to be?

The number of new marketplaces offering exclusive pet services and products is on the rise. We look at the factors that are driving this trend, who the key players are, and what sort of opportunities are opening up.

Retail, Online & DTC
18 Apr 2024
Working towards eliminating PFAS in pet food packaging

Working towards eliminating PFAS in pet food packaging

For some time now, manufacturers have been looking for ways to sell their products in more sustainable packaging, including reducing the use of toxic chemical compounds. What’s the current state of play?

Production & Packaging
18 Apr 2024
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