Hill's Pet Nutrition reported sales by unit volume were down 7% in its first quarter, but pricing increases led to sales increasing 0.5%, with particular volume growth in Russia, Germany, Turkey, the Benelux countries and Austria.
Also in the first quarter, Nestle PetCare saw 11.5% organic growth and 5% real internal growth.
By Lindsay Beaton
As work continues on creating a new nutrition label that focuses on simplifying information for consumers, challenges remain.
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