Highlights this issueSustainable food and pet supplies Sustainability is undeniably present in nowadays pet market. Find out how the industry is taking steps to tackle the challenges head-on. Ingredients & Production Alternative protein sources are on the rise, as customers are insistent on both a sustainable and a human-grade choice. Are insects and algae the answer? Nordic countries The Nordic pet market is characterized by high-end quality and close-to-nature products. Though online sales are booming, retail remains essential in servicing the pet parent.
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Raw for Paw | Sweden
Raw for Paw is a Swedish company bringing to market unique, organic dog treats and appetite topping made from freeze-dried game meat.
A source as old as nature itself, but a relatively new ingredient to the pet food industry: krill brings great health benefits to pets.
Opportunities in the Danish pet market
In the increasingly fragmented Danish pet market, pet parents are buying their pet products from more and different sales points than ever before.
Musti Group rewarded for excellent customer experience
Since its launch in 1988, Musti Group has grown from a single store in Finland to a major online retailer in three Nordic countries. This is how they have grown their success.
Consumer trends drive pet food development globally
BENEO conducted a pet food survey among 2,500 respondents in Germany, the UK, the US, China and Brazil to explore the increasing focus on health and wellness and how this trend is addressed with functional pet food ingredients.
Sustainability of proteins
Alternative sources of protein for pet foods are growing and claims about their sustainability proliferating, especially in response to consumer interest. So, which really are sustainable and what are the issues?
EU environmental legislation –challenge and opportunity
The EU’s European Green Deal, which aims to make Europe the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050, will build on a broad set of environmental legislation in place. Here are just some examples of the regulatory framework relevant to the pet food industry.
Is the future single cell?
The future of the available pet food proteins depends on the usage of novel ingredients from sustainable and secured resources. Single cell proteins fit that bill, but there are challenges in scaling them up.
Protix is the leading and largest insect company, producing circular and sustainable ingredients from insects. It has come a long way from its early start-up days in 2009, when it had to invent everything. How is it still pushing the boundaries of innovation today?
Montego Pet Nutrition
South African brand turns twenty and aims to expand beyond the African continent in the near future.
Sustainability is about all the initiatives guiding businesses to become future-proof. Moderna calls this concept ‘betterness’. A sustainable vision for their organisation – and the whole planet!
Exemplary brands for sustainable pets
Mintel highlights some recent innovations in ethical and sustainable pet food and supplies.
Sustainable new product development is gaining momentum as climate change gets higher and higher on the global agenda. But there is still a long way to go.
Making sustainability a reality
The Pet Sustainability Coalition (PSC) announces a 2020 return-to-retail packaging pilot to reduce landfill waste and deliver sustainable solutions to the pet industry.
How the pet industry is rising to the global packaging challenge
Environmental sustainability is at a tipping point, with our ecosystems threatened. Food packaging production and waste is a growing concern, but innovative solutions to the problem are being tested all over the world.
Duynie Ingredients B.V. | The Netherlands
Feeding a growing population within the planetary boundaries requires a new approach to pet food too. Duynie Ingredients can provide sustainable ingredients with a much lower carbon footprint than the alternatives available.
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