In February 2020, Petfood Industry’s editors and columnists wrote 8 blogs or features, which covered pet food trends at Global Pet Expo, sales data and other topics.


2020 pet product sales growth hindsight

February 6, 2020 - David Sprinkle

The internet has led to significant complexities in pet owner purchasing patterns as mass market and e-commerce continue to blur the brand-channel lines.

 

When pet food humanization goes too far: Plants vs. meats

February 7, 2020 - Debbie Phillips-Donaldson

When pet owners extend humanization to anthropomorphism and applying their own food habits and emotions to their pets, things have likely gone too far.

 

All you need is love: pets win on Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2020 - Lindsay Beaton

Pet owners shower their animals with extra attention on more than just Christmas and birthdays. Valentine's Day is coming, and with it the opportunity for seasonal sales.

 

Product of the Year Awards show growth of CBD trend

February 16, 2020 - Lindsay Beaton

Notable among the 2020 Product of the Year Award categories are two relating to CBD — a first for the annual awards.

 

Truly Cynic attitudes held by many in pet food industry

February 17, 2020 – Tim Wall

Many people in the pet food industry agree with Cynics, especially in their deep respect for dogs’ virtues.

 

Top pet food trends to watch for at Global Pet Expo 2020

February 20, 2020 - Debbie Phillips-Donaldson

Will pet food companies continue to launch new ‘grain-friendly’ pet foods, along with alternative formats, sustainability claims and, of course, CBD treats?

 

Global Pet Expo has arrived: Here’s what we might see

February 24, 2020 - Lindsay Beaton

There are several top pet food trends likely to be on display at Global Pet Expo, an annual pet-centric trade show.

 

Pet food trends at Global Pet Expo 2020: bars, bugs, buzz

February 29, 2020 - Debbie Phillips-Donaldson

Talk at Global Pet Expo was all about DCM, COVID-19 and CBD, but new pet food sales data, product launches and formats put the focus on food.