Adapted from a press release:
Belgium-based, private-label pet food producer, United Petfood, acquired the “la Braconne” factory of Neodis Group in Mornac, France. The Neodis factory “la Braconne” in Mornac has been producing dry pet food for both dogs and cats since 1976. The French factory employs around 50 people. With the additional production plant in France, United Petfood Group operates 20 pet food facilities situated in 8 different European countries. 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 five in The Netherlands. The company is active in over 80 countries worldwide and currently realizes an annual turnover in excess of €700 million (US$773 million).
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 the company. This takeover strengthens United Petfood’s position within the pet food manufacturing market.
“The acquisition of this pet food factory based in Mornac, near Angoulême, offers us new opportunities for growth and synergy in a fast moving market,” United Petfood’s board of directors said in a statement.
The takeover is in line with the strategy of United Petfood to reinforce and grow the business.
United Petfood specializes in private labeling dry pet food, wet pet food, treats and snacks, according to Petfood Industry’s Top Companies Current Data. The Belgian family business sells in more than 80 countries worldwide.
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