Consumers mirror own health concerns in demand for pet foods
July 22, 2016
In this video from Petfood Forum, Ryan Yamka, former senior VP at Blue Buffalo, discusses how consumers are reviewing pet food labels the same way they look at labels on human food, continuing the trend of humanization within the pet food industry.
The report covers forecast and analysis for the US pet food market on a regional level. The study provides historic data of 2014 along with a forecast from 2015 to 2020 based on both volumes and revenue.
As pet food becomes increasingly specialized, with manufacturers catering to consumers’ desires to meet the individual needs of their pets, functional ingredients are becoming more of a trend than ever.
Exactly how the agreement will affect the pet food industry is unclear.
July 15, 2016
AFIA thanked the House of Representatives for its response to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to S. 764, known as the Roberts-Stabenow agreement, which mandates labeling of certain products that contain GMOs.
Representatives from Petfood Industry magazine have announced that Petfood Innovation Workshop and Kansas State University’s Pet Food Experience will once again collaborate for a second annual joint event.