Hungary

What we know about Partner in Pet Food’s new majority stakeholder

What we know about Partner in Pet Food’s new majority stakeholder

Luxembourg-based CVC Capital Partners is planning a new chapter for the European pet food manufacturer.

Pet Food
3 Jul 2024
Industry round-up: latest efforts by pet food players to fuel production capabilities

Industry round-up: latest efforts by pet food players to fuel production capabilities

From Purina to General Mills, top pet players are pumping cash into facility expansions to satisfy their growing markets. GlobalPETS takes a look at these advancements.

Pet Food
11 Apr 2024
Hungarian owners are paying 33% more in pet care than 5 years ago

Hungarian owners are paying 33% more in pet care than 5 years ago

A new survey unveils how much pet parents are paying each year for their dogs.

Trends & Insights
2 Feb 2024
Regional report: Eastern Europe - Snapshot of a pet care market in turbulent times

Regional report: Eastern Europe - Snapshot of a pet care market in turbulent times

Inflation causes fluctuations in the Eastern European pet care market post-pandemic. But pet humanization and health claims are driving the market.

Global Pet Industry
24 Nov 2023
Purina to increase production capacity in Hungary by 66%

Purina to increase production capacity in Hungary by 66%

The Swiss multinational positions the Central European country as one of its largest market exporters in the region.

Global Pet Industry
16 Oct 2023
Is Partner in Pet Food considering the sale of the business?

Is Partner in Pet Food considering the sale of the business?

The Hungarian pet food manufacturer is valued at approximately €2 billion ($2.2B).

Global Pet Industry
23 Aug 2023
The post-Black Sea grain era

The post-Black Sea grain era

Players are seeking alternative transport routes, but fearing a price increase in the near future.

Ingredients
3 Aug 2023
Coveris acquires Polish flexible packaging firm D.K. Lamin

Coveris acquires Polish flexible packaging firm D.K. Lamin

The Austrian company hopes to expand its footprint in Central and Eastern Europe.

Global Pet Industry
1 Aug 2023
Analysis: European pet population grew by 11% in 2022

Analysis: European pet population grew by 11% in 2022

Nearly half of the households in the region have at least 1 pet. We take a look at what’s happening in each country.

Trends & Insights
19 Jul 2023
Fressnapf expands footprint in Central Europe

Fressnapf expands footprint in Central Europe

The German pet retailer is close to opening its 60th store in Hungary.

Global Pet Industry
17 Jul 2023
Fressnapf hits €3.5 billion in sales in 2022

Fressnapf hits €3.5 billion in sales in 2022

The German pet retailer says the business performed positively, especially in Poland and France.

Retail, Online & DTC
9 Feb 2023
Purina invests €350 million in its Hungarian plant

Purina invests €350 million in its Hungarian plant

The Nestlé subsidiary is to add more than 35,000 sqm to the Bük facility to build a new production unit.

Pet Food
6 Feb 2023
United Petfood takes over 2 of Cargill’s plants in Eastern Europe

United Petfood takes over 2 of Cargill’s plants in Eastern Europe

The Belgian manufacturer bought the production facilities of the American corporation in Krzepice (Poland) and Karcag (Hungary).

Pet Food
1 Dec 2022
Hungary to become Fressnapf’s hub in South-Eastern Europe

Hungary to become Fressnapf’s hub in South-Eastern Europe

The German retailer will open a new office in Budapest at the end of October to design and implement its regional offline and online strategy.

Retail, Online & DTC
26 Sep 2022
Purina expands its Hungarian factory

Purina expands its Hungarian factory

The pet food giant is investing €97 million ($112m) in its Hungarian plant in Bük.

Production & Packaging
9 Nov 2021
Has the whole Hungarian market benefitted from growth during the pandemic?

Has the whole Hungarian market benefitted from growth during the pandemic?

The pet product market in Hungary has been thriving since the first wave of lockdowns, with overall growth in the past year reaching nearly 17%. But not all channels have contributed equally.

Trends & Insights
8 Oct 2021