Bosch Saturn Tiernahrung in Nettetal, Germany, recently acquired Rodi Petfood, also in Nettetal. Bosch will take on 56 of the 67 Rodi employees. The deal is still pending approval of anti-monopoly legislation.
Frank Hermanns, former managing director of Rodi, will continue as plant manager.
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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