Chr. Hansen has launched a new portfolio of stable live probiotics for use in pet foods and supplements, empowering every pet’s life stage with good bacteria.
Kainos Capital acquired Muenster Milling, family-owned pet food and ingredient manufacturer based in Texas, USA. Proprietary transaction builds on Kainos’ history of partnership with family-owned manufacturing businesses.
Cargill has invested in AnimalBiome to improve the well-being of pets through better gut health. The investment aims to accelerate product development and insights in growing pet digestive health industry.
The global pet food market value is estimated at $100 billion as of 2019, and is expected to continue to grow. GAPFA, the Global Alliance of Pet Food Associations, represents 13 pet food associations from all corners of the world and three global pet food manufacturers. In the lead up to the pandemic, these individual associations reported that humanisation and premiumisation were accelerating at a rapid rate, resulting in continued growth.
The natural pet food trend started 25 years ago in the U.S. and has continued to expand globally. Throughout the world premium pet foods have become synonymous with the concept of being “natural” and there has been noteworthy acceleration of this in Europe recently. A significant part of this trend has been the development of natural antioxidant alternatives to help pet food companies maintain the shelf-life of their pet foods and to preserve pet’s health.
World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) and Global Alliance of Pet Food Associations (GAPFA) sign memorandum of understanding to advance and promote pet wellness around the world.
Barentz enters into an agreement to acquire Pestell Nutrition, a prominent distributor in specialty ingredients for animal health, animal nutrition and petfood markets in Canada and the US.
Better Choice Company announces extension of key Asian distribution relationships, with more than $100 million of aggregate minimum purchases through 2025. The company aims to strengthen the presence of its pet food brand, Halo in the Asian market.
Purina® Beyond® brought experts from across the nation together to answer pet owners' questions in Canada.
Hill's Pet Nutrition plans to build new factory in Tonganoxie, Kansas to help meet growing demand for its pet food. Proposed investment in state-of-the-art facility will create 80 new jobs.