Articles in this issue
Tre Ponti | Italy
Tre Ponti is a world leading pet product manufacturer based in Treviso, near Venice. This successful status has been achieved thanks to top quality, outstanding materials and the entire manufacturing cycle set in Italy.
Zoo&Zo | The Netherlands
With a sharp eye for service, quality and customer care, Zoo&Zo – the largest specialist pet store in The Netherlands, presents itself as an innovative player on the market. CEO Arnold Vlastuin has clear ideas about the store concept: “The customer is our guest.” PETS International visited the store in Ede and asked Vlastuin about his creative entrepreneurship.
Wearable tech for pets
The market for pet tracking and tracing devices has opened up in our attempts to control our own fitness and our pets’.
Tom&Co | Belgium
Hidden between large Delhaize warehouses, the Tom&Co team is preparing the move to a new headquarters. Having a new ambitious management, investors in the company themselves, will allow Tom&Co to focus on strengthening their corporate identity and international position. PETS International asked CEO Lionel Desclée how he expects to tackle the challenges the company currently faces and what the main focus for retail business is.
Eight steps to the epiphany
How lean innovation helps companies to make products people want. Tendayi Viki previews his keynote speech and workshop.
Selo | The Netherlands
Selo has over seventy years of experience in meat processing and pet food preparation, and is the world leader in turn-key solutions of wet pet food systems based on steam tunnel technology.
Scholtus Special Products | The Netherlands
A continuous drive for innovation is essential in order to develop winning concepts. For Scholtus, innovation is key.
Rukka Pets | Finland
The Rukka Pets garment collection is well-known for the latest functional materials and perfect fitting.
Sustainable and responsible pet ownership
Balancing the benefits of pets in society with sustainable, responsible pet ownership and care is a responsibility, not only of pet owners, but of a variety of stakeholders such as veterinarians, pet food producers, governments and educators.
Packaging impact upon nutrition for pets
Packaging and nutritional efficacy are rarely discussed together. However, packaging can have a dramatic impact on nutrition and safety and therefore performance and health.
The ‘One Health’ view of pet ownership
How do pets and their owners mutually affect each other’s health? We all know about the joy and love pets bring into our lives. But what is often overlooked, are the health risks connected with pet keeping, like zoonotic diseases.
Patenting pet products
The internet has made the world ‘transparent’. This is one reason why reverse engineering is becoming a piece of cake.
Mister Pet | Italy
Producing wholesome, well-balanced and tasty animal foods that contribute to the health and longevity of our pet friends, is Mister Pet’s mission.
For most of recorded history, pets have been part of our daily lives. From the start, especially dogs offered much more than just furry companionship. They are said to be man’s best friends for a reason.
Gosbi Petfood SA | Spain
Gosbi is an emerging, fast-growing, innovative pet food producer specializing in highly nutritious products from its own kitchen. The company is committed to producing high-quality food that pet owners can trust, now and in the future.
A food industry context for pet nutrition trends
The human-animal bond phenomenon continues to be a catalyst for growth in the pet industry. Not coincidentally, many pet foods entering the market are directly reminiscent of human fare. This is partly because pet owners look to pamper their companions.
As urbanization intensifies, the concept of a network of megacities in Europe becomes increasingly realistic.
Duynie Ingredients B.V.| The Netherlands
With a clear vision of how to conduct sustainable business, Duynie Ingredients places itself at the forefront of innovative and efficient pet food ingredient suppliers. Their approach involves a keen eye on the value of resources as part of a circular supply chain. PETS International discusses the pet food market’s need for a long-term sustainable business concept.
The innovation economy
Creativity and innovation are considered the keydrivers of economic prosperity. How can your business succeed in the innovation game? Detlef Reis previews his keynote speech and workshop.
Advocating for pet food safety
PFI discusses pet food policies and priorities in the Trump administration.
Belgium and the Netherlands, similar but different worlds
Ongoing premiumization arising from pet humanization may have helped the Belgian and Dutch pet food and pet care markets in the last decade, but lacklustre performances in recent years are starting to have an impact.
Beeztees | The Netherlands
Beeztees positively surprised the pet industry by acquiring Karlie in May 2017. Owners Guusje and Job van Riel (brother and sister) explain their ambitious move and their vision on how they approach this opportunity to add new value to the German-speaking market.
M-Pets | Belgium
Excelling in choice and service
M-Pets is a company specialising in the distribution of innovative and exclusive products for pets.
Johnson Petfoods | The Netherlands
Authenticity, craftsmanship and passion
Johnson Petfoods have put seventeen years of experience and dedication to the well-being of pets into one kibble.
Dokas | Germany
Improving the lives of dogs and cats
Founded in Essen in 2006, Dokas has, from the outset, focused its attention on developing premium snacks that both pets and their owners will love.
Industrial Packaging Veneto | Italy
People and pack
Industrial Packaging Veneto offers innovative solutions in pet food packaging.
Starlinger | Austria
Cutting-edge packaging solutions for pet food
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