Articles in this issue
Witnessing the big reset of today’s world?
Modern consumers look beyond the superficiality of brands and marketing. They are looking for meaningful brands. Futurist Tony Bosma previews his GlobalPETS Forum keynote address.
The future of retailing
Retailing is changing at a rapid pace – throwing up challenges and opportunities for all participants. Tom Gladstone shares his vision and previews his GlobalPETS Forum keynote speech.
Raw materials testing
Which lens do you view raw material testing through? Is it an avoidable expense or a strategic management tool for developing a sustainable business?
Retailer and supplier collaboration drive private label growth
Retailers who used to depend on brand manufacturers have changed the game. Private label expert and GlobalPETS Forum speaker Koen de Jong shares his views on brand evolution.
The application and testing of antioxidants in pet food
In order to preserve palatability, pet food producers should pay attention to controlling the lipid oxidation of fats to ensure the shelf life of pet food and susceptible ingredients.
Maxi Zoo | Italy
With more than 85 stores and 8,000 different pet products, this Italian company is a retail virtuoso.
Improving quality and food safety
Ensuring the quality and safety of pet foods is a complex process. Issues that pet food manufacturers may encounter include oxidative deterioration and microbial contamination.
Kemin Nutrisurance | Belgium
Kemin brings expertise to every step of the petfood ingredient manufacturing process to assure the quality and performance of their products.
Italy: a dynamic market
The positive trend of the Italian pet market continues.
Trust is good, control is better
As we all know, delivering quality starts at the source. To produce the best results, excellent ground materials are essential, but that is just the start. It is what happens next in the production and transport process that determines the quality of the end product.
Italy: facts and figures
The positive growth of the Italian pet market continues. Italian pet owners demand higher quality pet food products, boosting value sales. Industry competition has intensified, and price pressure is also becoming more significant with the growing presence of private label products.
Future food for thought
The world will have 10 billion inhabitants by 2050. The natural question is how do we sustainably feed ourselves and our pets?
Pet care in Italy
Pet care has seen positive growth in Italy recently. Italian pet owners demand higher quality pet food products, boosting value sales.
Successful social media marketing
During the early days of the internet at the beginning of the nineties, the network was just text-based and purely scientific. These days it is a global network, connecting people through images, text and sound on any and every topic imaginable.
Effective marketing communications
You do not have to have billions to create great marketing, but clarity is key. Always remember: KISSing is good for you!
Capturing the potential of raw pet food
The increase in raw pet food sales offers several opportunities not to be ignored.
The controversy of raw
In the 1990s, several pet food companies started to market raw foods for pets, claiming they were fundamentally better for pets and led to shinier coats, healthier skin, cleaner teeth, higher energy and smaller stools.
Your palatability training resource
Palatability represents a small portion of the overall ingredient spend in pet food, but its value exceeds the spend.
Predicting the digestibility of pet food
A modern approach to testing the digestibility of pet food, avoiding the need for live animals.
Just real meat and bones
MUSH is the leading company in the BARF (Biologically Appropriate Raw Food) segment in the Nordic countries. It believes that every dog deserves food that is made of pure, fresh, raw materials.
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