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Natural ingredients with nutritional benefits make the difference
More and more pet owners want the same quality for their pets’ food as their own. This often means pet food including natural ingredients.
The Polish pet market in 2020
The pet market in Poland is one of the largest in the Central-Eastern European region. Since the late 90s, it has been growing at around 4-5% per year, based on historic sales at traditional pet shops and the growing role of e-commerce.
From distributor to leading retailer
Plaček Group started in 1987 as a wholesale company in the Czech Republic. Over the years it has developed into the leading wholesale and retail group in Eastern Europe.
Online shopping in North America: convenient enough to skip the experience?
PETS International and Yummypets have recently conducted an extensive survey in North America to find out what pet owners think of online shopping as opposed to traditional shopping.
Global pet wearables market – A market with great potential
High-tech solutions and devices in answer to pet parents’ health and safety concerns are set to grow the pet wearables market four-fold.
The latest trends in leashes, lines, beds and cushions in the UK
AMA Research shows that exercise, relaxation and rest for both pet and pet owner is the driving force in purchasing behaviour.
Accessories: novelties for dogs
Modern dog owners now have access to a myriad of new products to take care of their fur kids and make life easier for everybody. Here is a little selection of the best new accessories for our canine family members.
Trends in leashes, lines, beds and cushions – where fashion and comfort mix
Exercise and rest. We probably all need a little more of both, and pets are no different. How are the trends in leash and bed accessories keeping up?
Raw and risky?
The market for raw meat-based pet foods is growing, despite concerns about pathogen contamination and zoonoses. What are the risks and are they manageable?
Prebiotics vs probiotics
There is considerable scientific evidence that intestinal microbiota is key of general health, not just gut health. How can prebiotics and probiotics help, and which should be preferred?
Do raw foods have a role in the pet food industry?
In COVID times, consumers are extra keen to keep themselves and their pets healthy. Many see raw and lightly processed pet foods as good for their pets, despite some concerns about pathogen contamination. Setting aside the latter issue for discussion elsewhere, our focus here is on the question: Does reduced heat processing have health benefits for pets?
What is the best pet food palatant?
Choosing the best palatant demands a deep understanding of the customer’s needs
The benefits of wet food in a cat’s diet
Wet food can play an important role in improving our cat's health, contributing to fewer veterinary visits over the pet’s life.
Quality pet food | United Petfood
What defines quality pet food? At United Petfood, the answer is enshrined in its ‘Good Food Principle’.
COVID-19 shapes the Russian pet food market
The coronavirus pandemic has been a real game-changer in Russia, driving online sales to record heights and bringing long-awaited expansion opportunities to local businesses.
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