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Sustainability in dog, cat, other pet food news 2021

Finding ways to create and tell a pet food brand’s sustainability story may lead to increased sales, as environmental issues will likely stay on pet owners' minds, influencing their purchasing behaviors.

The pandemic, natural disasters, civil unrest and other factors may be fueling the growing importance of environmental and social consciousness in the pet food industry.


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Latin American pet food industry news 2021: price, growth

Along with adapting to the effects of the pandemic, Latin American pet food companies continued expanding production capacity and launching new products in different countries.

Along with adapting to the effects of the pandemic, Latin American pet food companies continued expanding production capacity and launching new products in different countries. 


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8 maps of pet food companies worldwide

Pet food professionals could no longer meet in person to discuss their businesses, learn from each other, make arrangements with suppliers or attend conferences.

Suppliers of pet food ingredients and production equipment could have a potential client in the region. 


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New pet food product trends winter 2021: insects, health

The products in this list were posted to PetfoodIndustry’s Product Database in the final quarter of last year.

Several new dog treats and toppers used insect-based ingredients. More refrigerated or frozen fresh pet foods entered the market, including one from the world’s largest pet food company.


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Woody’s Pet Food Deli recalls raw Cornish hen pet food

The product was distributed in the company’s retail stores in Minneapolis, Saint Paul and Woodbury, Minnesota.

Woody’s Pet Food Deli of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, USA recalled its raw Cornish hen pet food “With Supplements” sticker due to a Salmonella health risk, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


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European pet food news 2021: ethics, insects, growth

Although the rate of increase declined, many of the same factors fueled sales of dog, cat and other pet food and treats in Europe as the pandemic continued into its second year.

European pet owners preferred that their animals’ foods included assurances that the products had been produced in ways that minimized ecological and social problems. Pet food and treats making these claims led some of the growth in the European market in 2021. 


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Asian pet food news 2021: insects, politics, expansion

In 2021, pet-related businesses seemed less rattled by lockdowns and other movement restrictions. Online sales of pet food continued increasing in many Asian nations, a trend seen worldwide.

In 2021, pet-related businesses seemed less rattled by lockdowns and other movement restrictions. Online sales of pet food continued increasing in many Asian nations, a trend seen worldwide.


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44 pet food industry mergers and acquisitions 2021

In 2021, pet food business acquisitions, mergers and similar deals occurred more frequently than the previous year, increasing more than 75%.

These 44 business deals occurred in 2021 among dog, cat and other pet food producers, suppliers and others.


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US House passes shipping crisis bill

The bill addresses issues of exporting feed, feed ingredients and pet food products at U.S. ports.

The bill addresses bottlenecks the industry is facing with export of feed, feed ingredients and pet food products.


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