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Pet food inflation not soaring in Mexico in 2021

A national index shows low pet food inflation, but the index represents only about 60% of brands on the market.

According to the national pet food inflation index, price surges are relatively low, but the index represents only about 60% of the Mexican pet food market.


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Premium trends in new small-mammal, bird pet foods 2021

The same forces shape many aspects of the pet food industry. Bird, small mammal and even backyard poultry are no exception.
Among foods and treats for small mammals and birds, including backyard hen feed, humanization and premiumization trends manifested themselves in various ways.
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2 freeze-dried pet food ingredient trends: raw, upcycled

As pet owners continue to focus on health and nutrition aspects of their animals’ foods, freeze-dried ingredients may help pet food companies provide shelf-stable, minimally processed options.
Demand for freeze-dried meats, fruits and vegetables continues to grow, as pet food makers look for ways to differentiate their products while preserving ingredients’ nutrients.
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Plants in 2020 pet food products driven by health

Pet owners’ concerns for their own health, and that of family including pets, may drive continued growth in functional ingredients, including fruits, vegetables and other plant-based ingredients.
Pet owners’ concerns for their own health, and that of family including pets, may drive continued growth in functional ingredients, including fruits, vegetables and other plant-based ingredients.
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Pandemic slows kangaroo co-product dog treat shipping

The ongoing pandemic affected importation and exportation of dog treats and chews made from kangaroo organs and other co-products.
Kangaroo may seem a novel ingredients to the global pet food industry, but dogs have dined on marsupial meat and co-products for thousands of years.
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