Insects

Costa Rican insect protein supplier raises $2 million

Costa Rican insect protein supplier raises $2 million

ProNuvo will set up its insect feed plant closer to the capital of San José after the investment.

Ingredients
16 Jul 2024
22.6 million: pet ownership in the Netherlands increased slightly last year

22.6 million: pet ownership in the Netherlands increased slightly last year

A new survey reveals that more than 74% of pet parents in the country didn’t change their spending habits despite inflation.

Trends & Insights
3 Jul 2024
HR alert: Protix appoints new CCO

HR alert: Protix appoints new CCO

Piotr Postepski will spearhead the firm’s international expansion as insect space gains momentum.

Global Pet Industry
21 Jun 2024
Enifer raises €36 million to introduce fungi-based solutions to the pet industry

Enifer raises €36 million to introduce fungi-based solutions to the pet industry

The Finnish biotech start-up highlights that this protein is essential for a more sustainable food chain.

News
3 Jun 2024
Alternative proteins in pet food: a scientific review

Alternative proteins in pet food: a scientific review

Veganism and sustainability are hot topics in both human and pet nutrition. But can dogs and cats thrive on diets using unconventional protein sources?

Pet Food
18 Apr 2024
Country report: Portugal - Portuguese pet food producers tap into potential

Country report: Portugal - Portuguese pet food producers tap into potential

A shift in pet owners’ focus to quality and health is driving growth in the Portuguese pet food manufacturing sector. However, the local industry is not without its challenges.

Global Pet Industry
18 Apr 2024
Israeli agritech firm lands $14.2M in Series A funding round

Israeli agritech firm lands $14.2M in Series A funding round

FreezeM aims to accelerate its market expansion in the insect protein industry.

Global Pet Industry
5 Mar 2024
Brazilian insect supplier Cyns receives funding from investment firm

Brazilian insect supplier Cyns receives funding from investment firm

Sumitomo Corporation confirms to GlobalPETS that they want to expand the company’s market leadership.

Pet Food
1 Mar 2024
AAFCO approves dried mealworm meal for adult dog food

AAFCO approves dried mealworm meal for adult dog food

Insect producer Ÿnsect is the first company to receive authorization to commercialize mealworm proteins in the US.

Pet Food
26 Jan 2024
10,000 tons: what we know about the largest insect factory in Northern Europe

10,000 tons: what we know about the largest insect factory in Northern Europe

The Danish start-up Enorm Biofactory’s plant will start production in February.

Production & Packaging
8 Jan 2024
Malaysian insect player receives green light to export products to Europe

Malaysian insect player receives green light to export products to Europe

Veolia Bioconversion aims to become an “ecological champion” after gaining approval to export its insect meal and oil for pet food applications.

Production & Packaging
15 Dec 2023
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
Analysis: Why Tyson Foods invested in insect supplier Protix?

Analysis: Why Tyson Foods invested in insect supplier Protix?

This year’s flat net sales have made the growing insect market even more appealing for the American multinational.

Pet Food
7 Dec 2023
Lithuanian insect supplier to set up yellow mealworm plant

Lithuanian insect supplier to set up yellow mealworm plant

Divaks has partnered with Switzerland-based group Bühler to set up a commercial-scale production facility by 2025.

Production & Packaging
4 Dec 2023
How Tyson Foods and Protix want to ramp up operations in the US by 2025

How Tyson Foods and Protix want to ramp up operations in the US by 2025

The American manufacturer invested €55 million ($58.2M) in the Dutch insect supplier. GlobalPETS learns more. 

Ingredients
24 Oct 2023
These are the top 5 pet firms ranked on the 2023’s Inc. 5000 list

These are the top 5 pet firms ranked on the 2023’s Inc. 5000 list

The pet industry leaderboard was largely led by pet treat and supplement businesses.

Global Pet Industry
15 Sep 2023
Asia's insect-based pet food is causing a buzz

Asia's insect-based pet food is causing a buzz

Southeast Asia's tropical climate is perfect for investment in insect farming, and the most used insects for pet food – like the BSF – are native to the region.

Ingredients
1 Sep 2023
Organic insect production: the European approach

Organic insect production: the European approach

New proposals regulating organic labeling and insect farming are under discussion. How could they potentially affect pet food producers?

Ingredients
1 Sep 2023
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