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The Nutriment Company closes second acquisition this year

The Nutriment Company closes second acquisition this year

The Swedish pet food manufacturer adds British raw pet food manufacturer Natural Instinct to its portfolio.

Global Pet Industry
17 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
Iper La grande i rebrands its pet business

Iper La grande i rebrands its pet business

The Italian hypermarket chain expands its product portfolio to more than just food.

Retail, Online & DTC
24 Jun 2024
Top Indian aquafeed player moves into pet food

Top Indian aquafeed player moves into pet food

The Growel Group plans to invest $11 million in developing its pet portfolio locally and internationally.

Pet Food
21 Jun 2024
What do cat parents look for when buying pet food?

What do cat parents look for when buying pet food?

More than 6 out of 10 prioritize ingredient quality, but some are unsatisfied with the current market offerings.

Trends & Insights
20 Jun 2024
How Heads Up For Tails is taking its business internationally

How Heads Up For Tails is taking its business internationally

After opening in Singapore, the Indian-based pet retailer will look for opportunities in the Middle East and South East Asia.

Retail, Online & DTC
19 Jun 2024
German DTC pet food brand closes investment

German DTC pet food brand closes investment

Provital received a capital investment to enhance its product portfolio and markets.

Retail, Online & DTC
19 Jun 2024
Mars starts production in Chinese pet food factory

Mars starts production in Chinese pet food factory

The Tianjin plant, located 150 km from Beijing, will supply Mars’ pet portfolio nationwide.

Production & Packaging
18 Jun 2024
US: Pet food and treats sales increased by $30 billion over the past 5 years

US: Pet food and treats sales increased by $30 billion over the past 5 years

GlobalPETS dives into Statista’s insights about the performance of pet products nationwide.

Trends & Insights
17 Jun 2024
New bill in Italy proposes VAT relief on pet food and vet products

New bill in Italy proposes VAT relief on pet food and vet products

Value-added tax would decrease from the current 22% to 10%. But what are the chances of this proposal succeeding?

News
17 Jun 2024
Dog owners recognize diet as a controlling pillar for longevity yet fail to act on it

Dog owners recognize diet as a controlling pillar for longevity yet fail to act on it

A recent survey revealed a gap between pet parents' understanding of how to increase their pets' longevity and their actual approach.

Trends & Insights
14 Jun 2024
Zesty Paws launches in Europe, targets Middle East and Asia

Zesty Paws launches in Europe, targets Middle East and Asia

The pet supplement brand is embracing a new omnichannel strategy to expand its footprint further this year.

Pet Care
12 Jun 2024
Majority of Brits are unaware of the ingredients in their pets’ food

Majority of Brits are unaware of the ingredients in their pets’ food

Pet owners in Northern Ireland and London show the highest level of awareness. GlobalPETS unveils the detailed findings of a new survey.

Trends & Insights
11 Jun 2024
J.M. Smucker’s pet food segment faces ongoing decline

J.M. Smucker’s pet food segment faces ongoing decline

The divestiture of part of its pet business in 2023 is still impacting the manufacturer’s financials.

News
11 Jun 2024
United Petfood to start production in the US

United Petfood to start production in the US

The Belgian manufacturer has purchased a facility in Indiana to expand its footprint in North America.

Pet Food
10 Jun 2024
Monthly update: latest appointments in the pet industry

Monthly update: latest appointments in the pet industry

These are the companies that have hired new executives in the past weeks.

News
10 Jun 2024
US: Upper limit on copper concentration in dog food won’t happen for now

US: Upper limit on copper concentration in dog food won’t happen for now

AAFCO’s Pet Food Committee has voted against voluntary controlled copper claims due to insufficient data after gathering feedback from industry players.

News
7 Jun 2024
The French pet industry increased turnover in 2023, with e-commerce booming

The French pet industry increased turnover in 2023, with e-commerce booming

The number of pets totaled 75.1 million nationwide, reaching pre-Covid levels.

Global Pet Industry
6 Jun 2024
Fressnapf goes paperless, stops distributing printed leaflets

Fressnapf goes paperless, stops distributing printed leaflets

Starting in July, the German pet retailer will communicate with its customers exclusively via digital means.

Retail, Online & DTC
5 Jun 2024
Australian pet store chain acquires Petstock’s locations

Australian pet store chain acquires Petstock’s locations

PetO adds 41 stores and 25 veterinary clinics to its portfolio, becoming the third biggest pet retailer in the country.

Retail, Online & DTC
4 Jun 2024
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