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Market developments Eastern Europe
Statistics by Euromonitor on the Eastern European countries
Aquascaping is thriving in Romania
Aquascaping has elevated underwater gardening to an art form. The aim is to arrange plants amongst rocks and driftwood in a sophisticated composition where ratios and balance are key. Find out about the booming aquascaping sector in Romania.
Ukrainian pet market: challenges and prospects
The Ukrainian pet market has been heavily tested in the last five years. However, these were also the years of unique opportunities for intensive development.
Pet business in Bulgaria: towards quality and differentiation
As the minimum wages in both the civil and private sectors in Bulgaria have increased, lifestyles are changing and pet owners are taking more interest in healthy diets for themselves and their pets. They no longer seek quantity but look for quality. Foods without GMOs, gluten free, natural ingredients et cetera are entering the market.
JULIUS-K9 | Hungary
With more than 10 million satisfied customers and a corporate history dating back over 20 years, JULIUS-K9® offers patented innovations and exclusive products to its partners.
TV and music for pets at home alone
Humans enjoy pet ownership with all the health benefits that accompany this. But what happens to the pet when owners go to work, go shopping or do the myriad of other errands that busy daily life requires?
Smart solutions to protect the house from pets at home alone
What happens to owners’ homes when they leave their pets alone? What can be done so the hours of separation do not result in a destroyed home?
Pets at home alone, a category worth investing in
Today’s pets are regarded as fur babies and best friends. While leaving them at home alone has never been easier, the growing number of urban pet owners are looking for new solutions that provide the utmost comfort for their children while they are away.
The sustainability of plastics in pet products; rethinking its use
An article about the environmental impact of plastic packaging in pet products.
European sustainability survey among pet parents: the outcomes
Showcasing the results of a survey about sustainability among European pet parents
PETS International market research on sustainable packaging in the pet industry
The results of PETS International's market research on sustainable packaging
KORMOTECH | Ukraine
What started as a small family business in 2003 has grown to become the biggest player in the Ukrainian pet food market.
Popularity of private labels continues to rise
A phenomenon at discounters for decades, but now increasingly seen in the premium segment too. Why should a retailer introduce their own, unique private label?
Can blockchain integrations create safe and trusted pet products?
It may seem like a far-off concept, with crypto currencies hogging most of the conversation, but blockchain is the next big step for supply chains to conquer.
Is humanisation beneficial for our pets?
The pet food industry often follows trends similar to that of the human food industry, as many pets are considered a vital part of the family.
DCM, grain-free & the USFDA. Where do we go now?
By now, all of us have read many articles and opinions after the USFDA's alerts on Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) which originated on 12 July, 2018. Two updates followed in 2019.
Hungary: the growth driver in pet product space
The pet supply market has never really lost its shine in Hungary, not even during the financial crisis about a decade ago, when most merchandise categories struggled to grow. However, in recent years the Hungarian pet product space has seen tremendous growth, driven primarily by significant premiumisation.
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