From Symrise to Pets at Home: a new round of appointments in the pet industry
As many as 8 pet players have recently appointed top-level executives to their management teams. GlobalPETS takes a look.
Brazilian insect supplier Cyns receives funding from investment firm
Sumitomo Corporation confirms to GlobalPETS that they want to expand the company’s market leadership.
J.M. Smucker starts 2024 with 40% less pet sales
The American manufacturer's global sales registered a marginal rise of 1% in the last quarter.
PE firm snaps up Jollyes for a reported £130 million
After some recent rumors, the UK’s second-largest pet retailer has been confirmed to have been sold to London-based TDR Capital.
These are the latest pet-related regulatory developments in the US
New York, Florida and Colorado policymakers are discussing new proposals regulating pet insurance and veterinary care.
Freshpet charts a path toward profitability in 2023
The New Jersey-based pet food manufacturer posted higher-than-expected net sales.
These pet brands are America’s best large employers
Forbes recognized some well-known pet players in its annual ranking. Read on to find out more.
US officials support AAFCO’s new pet food labeling regulations
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) encourages all states to adopt the new rules.
Rebranding: Maxi Zoo becomes Fressnapf in French-speaking Switzerland
The idea is to unify the 18 shops that the retailer has in Romandy with the branding seen in the rest of the country.
More than 20% of Nestlé’s sales last year were pet products
The conglomerate’s pet category is the largest contributor to organic growth, while global sales decreased by 1.5%.
European pet food manufacturers establish new group
SANYpet, Natural Line and Codico have created a new production and distribution group to capture the international market.
Fressnapf posts record €4 billion turnover in 2023
How did the German pet retailer increase its business by 15% in a turbulent year? Here are the details.
Japanese officials launch inspection to curb pet sales
Local governments want to limit the number of dogs and cats allowed by breeders and pet specialists.
Interzoo 2024: record-breaking over 2,000 exhibitors
The leading international trade fair for pet supplies will host exhibitors from 69 countries in the German city of Nuremberg in May.
Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company
Germany’s second-largest meat marketer has bought the pet food manufacturer’s entire business as of 1 February.
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.
How a $12.3 million investment will impact GFI’s pet business
The Canadian ingredient supplier wants to further grow its footprint in the industry.
Petco appoints new Chief Human Resources Officer
Holly May joins the American pet retailer after a previous tenure at pharmacy giant Walgreens.
How pet parents spent their money on Valentine's Day
Total Valentine’s Day gift spending in the US is expected to reach a record of $14.2 billion today.
Spectrum Brands looking to get back on track after flat performance
The poor performance of the company’s aquatic portfolio and fewer sales in the specialist channel drove its last quarter.