Middle East

US government funds projects to leverage the pet industry across international markets

US government funds projects to leverage the pet industry across international markets

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the Pet Food Institute (PFI) received a capital injection of $1.5 million.

Global Pet Industry
24 Jan 2024
2024: an optimistic year for these 2 insect pet food players?

2024: an optimistic year for these 2 insect pet food players?

Insect supplier Entobel (Singapore) and insect pet food manufacturer Percuro (UK) share their plans with GlobalPETS.

Global Pet Industry
11 Dec 2023
Saudi pet product distributor secures $21 million

Saudi pet product distributor secures $21 million

This is PE firm Aliph Capital's second investment in the Middle Eastern pet industry after acquiring a Dubai-based retailer last year.

News
23 Nov 2023
Symrise reaffirms growth targets driven by pet segment performance

Symrise reaffirms growth targets driven by pet segment performance

The firm’s pet portfolio recorded double-digit growth in Latin America and Europe, Africa, and the Middle East in the first 9 months of 2023.

Global Pet Industry
26 Oct 2023
Pakistan’s capital bans pet ownership of exotic animals

Pakistan’s capital bans pet ownership of exotic animals

The Islamabad Nature Conservation and Wildlife Management Act 2023 brings stricter rules. Here is what it entails.

News
19 Sep 2023
The Petshop’s double milestones: digital rebranding transformation and express delivery

The Petshop’s double milestones: digital rebranding transformation and express delivery

The Dubai-based pet retailer's CEO discusses the company's brand consolidation and rapid delivery service, positioning it for regional growth.

Retail, Online & DTC
11 Sep 2023
Pet industry in the Middle East

Pet industry in the Middle East

A 2023 update on how the Middle Eastern pet industry is doing: how well-informed consumers, demand for all kinds of high-end products and services make for a bright future.

Trends & Insights
1 Sep 2023
Promising markets in the world of wet pet food

Promising markets in the world of wet pet food

Although the wet pet food category has suffered from the trading-down trend among consumers, it still has potential. These are the markets to watch.

Pet Food
1 Sep 2023
The pet industry in Saudi Arabia

The pet industry in Saudi Arabia

A 2023 update on how the Saudi Arabian pet industry is doing: How financial aid from the government is opening up pet business opportunities.

Trends & Insights
1 Sep 2023
Petzone plans to expand e-commerce and retail reach across Gulf region

Petzone plans to expand e-commerce and retail reach across Gulf region

The Kuwait-based pet retailer wants to strengthen its e-commerce channel and expand its presence in major retail players. 

Retail, Online & DTC
24 Aug 2023
Performance of aquatic portfolio softens Spectrum Brands’ revenue

Performance of aquatic portfolio softens Spectrum Brands’ revenue

The Wisconsin-based pet care company posted 6.2% less sales in the last quarter.

Pet Care
16 Aug 2023
Drools eyes business growth in Asia and Europe

Drools eyes business growth in Asia and Europe

With plans for global market expansion and a strong footprint in homeland India, the firm’s CEO shares the strategies for 2023 with GlobalPETS.

Global Pet Industry
15 Jun 2023
Room for growth in the pet care space, says Nestlé’s CEO

Room for growth in the pet care space, says Nestlé’s CEO

The multinational wants to expand its footprint in emerging markets. 

Global Pet Industry
15 Jun 2023
Petzone’s latest expansion to Bahrain

Petzone’s latest expansion to Bahrain

The Kuwait-based pet retailer recently opened its first store in the Middle Eastern country.

Global Pet Industry
11 May 2023
Zesty Paws' future plans in Asia and the Middle East

Zesty Paws' future plans in Asia and the Middle East

After its debut in China and recent expansion into the UK, the American pet supplement brand aims to lengthen its footprint further.

Global Pet Industry
2 May 2023
The ever-increasing need for speedy deliveries

The ever-increasing need for speedy deliveries

Same-day delivery is becoming increasingly commonplace in pet retailing. What is the industry doing to improve its competitiveness and adapt to the ‘new normal’?

Global Pet Industry
21 Apr 2023
Online entertainment for pets

Online entertainment for pets

The humanization of pets is leading to a boost in pet entertainment. Time to check out what’s happening, as exciting opportunities for subscriptions and streaming services for pets are unfolding.

Global Pet Industry
24 Mar 2023
American flexible packaging firm expands into Israel

American flexible packaging firm expands into Israel

Illinois-based PPC Flexible Packaging enters the Middle Eastern market after adding StePac to its portfolio.

News
8 Mar 2023
Israel commits to increase the potential of its insect protein sector

Israel commits to increase the potential of its insect protein sector

A consortium of 8 companies joined forces to accelerate the country's role as a black soldier fly (BSF) producer for pet feed solutions.

Ingredients
27 Feb 2023
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