The Pet Industry Spring Trade Show will be postponed from 2013 to 2014 and will switch to a biennial format from then on.
Colette Fairchild, the show’s director from H.H. Backer, cited general market factors and a lack of support from key distributors and manufacturers for a 2013 East Coast US show.
While cat trends continue, the pandemic has added to overall slow-growth treatment of the cat food market.
Premiumization and humanization, as well as automation, fueled continued operation growth in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.