Find out about merger and acquisition activity in the pet food industry during July 2016.
Ireland-based C&D Foods acquired French pet food manufacturer Continentale Nutrition after the Commercial Court of Boulogne, France approved the purchase on July 1.
Pet Valu and Pet Supermarket have merged to create the third largest pet specialty retailer and the largest small format, neighborhood, pet specialty retailer in North America.
Mondi Group announced the acquisition of Kalenobel, a Turkish flexible packaging manufacturer, for €90 million (US$100 million) on a debt-and-cash-free basis. Kalenobel, headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey with two production facilities in Kırklareli, Turkey, will become part of Mondi's consumer goods packaging business and will be renamed Mondi Kalenobel.
Pet owners want a lot from their pet food brands. They want primary proteins that suit what they believe is best for their animal. They want grains or they don't. They want something customized, but it has to be easy to understand.
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