Affinity Petcare, part of the Spanish petfood manufacturer Agrolimen Group, is forming a new joint venture with Brazil's Mogiana Alimentos SA.

Affinity Petcare will enter into the Brazilian petfood market with its purchase of a 50 percent stake in Mogiana Foods, a Brazilian animal feed producer. The joint venture is based in Campinas, Brazil, and is comprised of two manufacturing plants, one in Campinas and one in Bastos, Brazil.