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Pet Food Market Trends

Learn what trends are influencing the pet food and pet treats we feed our cats, dogs and companion animals.

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Pet food manufacturers combine to create BrightPet

Blackwood Pet Food, Ohio Pet Foods, Southern Tier Pet Nutrition partner with private investment firm in deal
Ohio-based Blackwood Pet Food, a manufacturer of branded pet foods, together with contract manufacturers Ohio Pet Foods (OPF) and New York-based Southern Tier Pet Nutrition (STPN), recently partnered with Philadelphia private investment firm Graham Partners to create BrightPet Nutrition Group.
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Pet food growth slowed by states’ lack of collaboration

Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey said smaller groups would work better than larger ones to address regulatory issues facing the pet food industry.
States working together to solve agricultural issues related to the pet food industry should consider forming smaller, more focused groups, according to the Kansas secretary of agriculture.
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Pet food M&A activity may slow

An expert on the pet food market says a string of strong years in pet food mergers and acquisitions will likely be followed by a quiet spell.
Merger and acquisitions in the pet food industry will likely slow in the coming years, according to an industry analyst.
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Pet food’s future may depend on new, old proteins

To meet demand for sustainable pet food, the industry may have to turn to unconventional sources for protein.
To meet consumer demand and the environmental reality, the pet food industry must consider looking for proteins from rendering, vegetables and grains and unconventional animals.
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3 pet food types to watch in the pet specialty market

Growth in the pet specialty market is expected to continue as consumers demand premium and value pet food options.
Premiumization of pet food is driving the pet specialty market’s continued growth, which sits at 5% year over year, said Maria Lange, business group director, pet care, Gfk, speaking at Petfood Forum 2016 on April 19.
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#tbt: Southeast Asia pet food market faces significant growth

Report from 2015 says the region will see 6.8% growth by 2020
A 2015 report from Future Market Insights showed that the Southeast Asia (SEA) pet food market has significant growth to look forward to. The report estimated that growth in the region would hit 6.8% by 2020, driven largely by an increasing concern towards pet health and growing demand for luxury products.
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Why nutrition is important to overall pet health

Victoria Stilwell, star of “It’s Me or the Dog,” discusses the roles of animal nutrition and consumer trends in the pet food industry ahead of her Petfood Forum keynote on April 19.
Victoria Stilwell, star of “It’s Me or the Dog,” discusses the roles of animal nutrition and consumer trends in the pet food industry ahead of her Petfood Forum keynote on April 19.
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DOCUMENTS AND FILES

Making Private Label Superpremium Petfoods Competitive in a Crowded Market

Want to know how to formulate, manufacture, package and market a superpremium petfood product? Then check out Serge Boutet's PowerPoint presentation.

Making Private Label Superpremium Petfoods Competitive in a Crowded Market

Want to know how to formulate, manufacture, package and market a superpremium petfood product? Then check out Serge Boutet's PowerPoint presentation.

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Petfood Forum China 2016

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