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Pet Food Market Trends
On December 4, 2013

Top 30 petfood companies highlight new global leaders

The petfood industry’s leading players are profiled in an exclusive online database—expanded with nearly 200 new listings plus new data

The Top Petfood Companies Database on www.petfoodindustry.com has been expanded with more than 190 new listings and, in some cases, more complete data. On these pages, you will find information on the top 10%-or top 30 global petfood companies by annual revenue, based on 2012 sales data where available. This list (Table 1) highlights some new players that are growing via acquisitions, new product sales and other means.

In addition to this information, you can find more about each of these companies-plus 283 more-in the Top Pet Companies Database. To use the database, you have to register and log in www.petfoodindustry.com; registration is free and simple to do. If your company is missing from the online database, or you wish to add to or correct the data in it, please contact us at toppetfoodco@wattnet.net.

The list of  30 top petfood companies, indeed the entire database, has been shaped by a flurry of merger and acquisition activity, perhaps in 2012 more than other years. That activity has continued in 2013, so you can expect that when the Top Petfood Companies Database is updated at the end of 2014 with 2013 data, the list will change yet again.

For example, in September 2012, C&D Foods, a private label petfood manufacturer based in Ireland, acquired Arovit Petfood, another private label player, catapulting C&D into this year's top 30 list (and causing Arovit to drop out of the 2012 database listings altogether). Yet in October 2013, C&D sold one of its…

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