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J.M. Smucker sells private label kibble to Diamond Pet Foods

The J.M. Smucker Co. sold its private label dry pet food business, including its manufacturing facility in Frontenac, Kansas, to Diamond Pet Foods, Inc., in a cash transaction valued at approximately US$33 million.

Learn more about how The J.M. Smucker Co. sold its private label dry pet food business, including its manufacturing facility in Frontenac, Kansas, to Diamond Pet Foods, Inc., in a cash transaction valued at approximately US$33 million.


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Q&A: Pet ingredient supplier to end 60k tons CO2 by 2050

"Agriculture represents an important opportunity for Kemin to use sustainable farming practices for materials that go into our products."

Along with an ongoing inventory of the company’s own annual carbon emissions, Kemin has begun paying attention to the rest of its value chain.


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Smucker US pet food profits down 20% Q2FY22

Company executives pointed to higher commodity, manufacturing and transportation costs as the prime reasons for this decline, which was offset somewhat by higher net pricing.

Supply chain issues may be hindering pet food company profitability. In particular, supply chain disruptions are affecting J.M. Smucker’s wet pet food business, one company executive said.


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Hill’s seeks cultured meat pet food ingredient from Bond

Comparing the environmental effects of rearing livestock to those of cultured meat presents a complex puzzle.

Learn about how, earlier this month, a maker of fermented protein designed for cats and dogs, Bond Pet Foods, announced a partnership with the world’s fourth largest pet food company by annual revenue, Hill’s Pet Nutrition.


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