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Butternut Box and PsiBufet add new production site in Poland

Butternut Box and PsiBufet add new production site in Poland

The British and Polish pet food manufacturers want to enhance their distribution capabilities in Europe.

Pet Food
4 Jun 2024
Rebranding: Fressnapf updates image as part of omnichannel approach

Rebranding: Fressnapf updates image as part of omnichannel approach

After 3 decades, the German pet retailer has changed its logo into a petmoji. GlobalPETS analyses the reasons behind this change.

Retail, Online & DTC
16 May 2024
Interzoo 2024: what to expect

Interzoo 2024: what to expect

Just days before the European pet trade fair kicks off in Germany, GlobalPETS examines how it will unveil the latest trends in pet care.

Trends & Insights
2 May 2024
Pet food is a critical export commodity in Poland, says economic think tank

Pet food is a critical export commodity in Poland, says economic think tank

Pet food exports totaled €1.9 billion ($2B) last year, mainly to European countries.

Pet Food
6 Mar 2024
Darling Ingredients completes acquisition of rendering firm Miropasz

Darling Ingredients completes acquisition of rendering firm Miropasz

The Texas-based agrifood company first announced plans to acquire the Polish firm for €110 million ($118.74M) in 2022.

Pet Food
16 Feb 2024
2024: looking back but moving forward

2024: looking back but moving forward

After an eventful 2023 worldwide, pet businesses and experts in the field are now looking to the future – but with caution.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Protix secures €37 million of debt financing from the EU

Protix secures €37 million of debt financing from the EU

A loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) will help the insect manufacturer and supplier establish a new facility in Poland.

Global Pet Industry
29 Jan 2024
Interview with Chairman of Plaček Group: “I foresee franchising our model to France, Belgium or Sweden in the near future”

Interview with Chairman of Plaček Group: “I foresee franchising our model to France, Belgium or Sweden in the near future”

The Czech firm Plaček Group wants to revolutionize pet retailing with an innovative in-store approach. Besides that, the company – which already has close to 400 locations in Eastern Europe – is now looking for business opportunities further afield.

Retail, Online & DTC
24 Nov 2023
Country report: Poland - A market that mirrors Western European trends

Country report: Poland - A market that mirrors Western European trends

How much do Polish pet owners spend on pet food? Which brands dominate the market? Here’s a quick snapshot.

Retail, Online & DTC
24 Nov 2023
Assisi Pet Care gets snapped up by US PE firm

Assisi Pet Care gets snapped up by US PE firm

Wind Point Partners values the attractiveness of the British manufacturer in the natural pet food and treat segment.

Global Pet Industry
18 Oct 2023
A European approach to pet-food private labels

A European approach to pet-food private labels

The private-label pet food category is performing better in Europe than in the US. What are the reasons behind this difference?

Pet Food
5 Oct 2023
Fressnapf opens new logistic warehouse near Berlin

Fressnapf opens new logistic warehouse near Berlin

The new facility will supply products to the German, Polish and Scandinavian markets.

Retail, Online & DTC
6 Sep 2023
Butternut Box to build EU footprint with new £280 million investment

Butternut Box to build EU footprint with new £280 million investment

The London-based fresh dog food company is including a new manufacturing facility in its expansion plans.

Pet Food
6 Sep 2023
Symrise: overall decline, pet food segment records growth

Symrise: overall decline, pet food segment records growth

The German firm hopes to “strategically strengthen” its pet food portfolio in the near future.

Global Pet Industry
8 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
Czech Super Zoo opens 350th store

Czech Super Zoo opens 350th store

The pet retailer chain witnesses a 12% sales increase in the last year.

Retail, Online & DTC
1 Aug 2023
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