Belgium-based pet food producer, United Petfood, acquired the Dutch manufacturer Teeling Petfood. The acquisition strengthens the position of United Petfood as full-service private label pet food producer and gives customers access to a complete range of inhouse made products, according to a press release from United Petfood.
Teeling Petfood has been producing wet food for both dogs and cats since 1989. The Dutch company employs approximately 100 people and has production sites in Hoogeveen and Heerhugowaard.
With two additional production plants, United Petfood Group operates now out of 19 pet food facilities situated in 8 different European countries. The takeover is in line with the strategy of United Petfood to reinforce and grow the business.
United Petfood is an international producer of dry and wet pet food, biscuits and snacks for private label customers and brand owners. The Belgian family business has more than 25 years of experience to serve its customers in the best way. In addition to plants in Belgium, Spain, Romania and Italy, the group also has five production facilities in France, two in Poland, three in the UK and three in The Netherlands. The company is active in over 80 countries worldwide.
According to Petfood Industry’s Top Companies Current Data, United Petfood had an annual revenue of US$650 million in 2020, up from US$87 million in 2012. The pet food company employs 1,200 people.
Teeling Petfood has been producing wet pet food (pâté, chunks, sausage, mousse and toppings) for both dogs and cats since 1989. The company has approximately 100 employees and has production sites in Hoogeveen and Heerhugowaard, the Netherlands.
Tim Wall covers the dog, cat and other pet food industries as senior reporter for WATT Global Media. He hold a master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri - Columbia and a bachelor's degree in biology. Wall served in the Peace Corps in Honduras from 2005 to 2007. His work has appeared in Scientific American, Discovery News, Honduras Weekly and other outlets. Contact Wall via https://www.wattglobalmedia.com/contact-us/
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