Find out about merger and acquisition activity in the pet food industry in January.
WellPet L.L.C., manufacturer of natural and pet health-focused pet foods, has acquired Sojos, a family-owned company offering a line of raw, freeze-dried pet food for dogs and cats.
Nutreco has completed the acquisition of Micronutrients, pending regulatory clearance. Micronutrients is a global leader in hydroxy-based trace minerals. The acquisition enables Trouw Nutrition, Nutreco's animal nutrition business, to further strengthen its Selko feed additives product portfolio.
SV Distribution, wholesale distributor of quality pet products, has been acquired by SDC SwedenCare AB of Sweden, the manufacturer of ProDen PlaqueOff.
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.