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Marel adds pet food processing by acquiring Wenger

The total investment for the acquisition is US$540 million. Founded in 1935, Wenger has 500 employees and revenues in 2022 are expected to be US$190 million.

The acquisition of Wenger is a platform investment into new, complementary and attractive growth markets for Marel and will form the fourth business segment alongside poultry, meat and fish.


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Hygienic design for food safety to avoid pet food recalls

Food safety isn’t just about individual ingredients or the end products themselves; it’s also (perhaps especially) about the environment that surrounds said ingredients or products.

To reduce the risk of spreading dangerous germs, and the costly lawsuits that accompany them, hygienic design in pet food facilities incorporates nearly every aspect of plant.


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Purina PetCare tops Nestlé growth in early 2022

The Russia-Ukraine War, supply chain snarls, inflation and the lingering pandemic influenced Purina PetCare’s business in early 2022.

Purina PetCare’s growth was led by its science-based, premium brands. Learn which regions saw the most growth despite the Russia-Ukraine War, supply chain snarls, inflation and the lingering pandemic.



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He/she/it: how pronouns grant personhood to pets, wildlife

While much of the globalized economy has moved far from concerns over reciprocating with nature, pet owners form relationships with their animals that benefit all involved. Pet ownership serves as a vestige of that ancient connection to other animals, plants and aspects of nature.

While much of the globalized economy has moved far from concerns over reciprocating with nature, pet owners form relationships with their animals that benefit all involved. Pet ownership serves as a vestige of that ancient connection to other animals, plants and aspects of nature.


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Clashing trends create pet food sustainability dichotomies

The economic viability of the pet food industry may depend on how well businesses can adapt to use only the resources they need, while minding what others need now and in perpetuity.

For the pet food industry, competing trends create contradictions that challenge the development of sustainable business models from ingredient sourcing and manufacturing to marketing, packaging and distribution.


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Internet beats TV for new pet food awareness 2018-2020

Pet owners used to browse brick-and-mortar stores more frequently before the pandemic, so it follows that people now tend to find new products in stores less frequently.

Two previously dominant sources for pet owners’ discovery of new products declined dramatically during the pandemic.


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