Five-year collaboration will study mechanisms related to taste perception in cats
April 24, 2015
Biotechnology company BRAIN AG and DIANA Pet Food, a partner for performance solutions in the pet food industry, member of the Symrise Group, have formed a strategic partnership in the field of taste science.
Alltech will acquire 100 percent of the outstanding stock of Ridley Inc. for CAD$40.75 (US$33.57) per share. The total consideration payable to Ridley shareholders is approximately CAD$521 million (US$429.2 million).
Veterinarians, health care team members can also join educational meeting in person
April 22, 2015
Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc.’s 2015 Global Symposium will, for the first time, be run as a virtual event. Delegates can join the physical gathering in Miami, Florida, USA, on April 26?28, and through a custom?built virtual event center, from April 27?June 30.
The idea that human health is connected to animal health and the environment means people will spend more on their pets’ health
April 22, 2015
A large and growing majority of U.S. pet owners consider their pets to be part of the family, and this human-animal bond is one of the most important factors behind pet owners' willingness to spend generously on pet products and services, according to Packaged Facts, a market research publisher with a diverse catalog of reports on pet products and services.
Homeruns for Shelters campaign will provide nearly 50,000 meals to local pet shelters and animal rescues
April 17, 2015
Merrick Pet Care will donate US$25,000 in Merrick pet food – nearly 50,000 meals – to local pet shelters and animal rescues as part of its Merrick’s Homeruns for Shelters campaign held this spring in conjunction with the start of baseball season.
The April 2015 issue of Petfood Industry looks at different pet food markets around the world. Read about Sojos, a US company which aims to transform the lives of pets through raw pet food. As these specialized diets become increasingly popular in the dog and cat food markets, learn how such trends are carrying over into bird and small animal food. Plus, see how pet food companies in Russia are reacting and reconsidering production strategies in the wake of rising prices due to exchange rate fluctuations.