Pet Food Market Trends


Spectrum Brands acquires Armitage Pet Care in UK

According to Petfood Industry’s Top Pet Food Companies Current Data, Spectrum Brands now controls more than a dozen pet care brands with global reach.
Missouri, USA-based Spectrum Brands acquired Armitage Pet Care based in Nottingham, Great Britain, producer of brands Good Boy, Meowee!, Wildbird and Wafcol.
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Nestlé Purina PetCare continues to grow in Mexico

The global pet food giant signals its commitment to the local market with an expansion of its production plant in Guanajuato.
With an expansion of its pet food production plant in Guanajuato, Mexico, Nestlé Purina signals its commitment and belief in potential for the local market.
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Breeder’s Choice Pet Foods bought by investor group

The new Breeder’s Choice Pet Foods, LLC is a privately held ownership group of Southern California businesspeople.
Breeder’s Choice Pet Foods, a manufacturer of specialty super-premium dry dog and cat foods, announced today it has been purchased by 30-year pet food veteran Joey Herrick and is becoming an independent business once again.
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Purina pet food, treat sales at US$11.4B so far in 2020

In the first three quarters of 2020, overall Nestlé e-commerce sales grew by 47.6%, making up 12.3% of total sales. Purina PetCare was one of the main contributors to this online sales growth.
By product sector, Purina PetCare’s science-based and premium brands were the largest contributors to Nestlé’s overall sales growth. By brand, Felix, Purina Pro Plan and wardrove growth, along with strong demand in e-commerce and specialist channels.
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Pet food employees value helping pets, industry growth

Human, livestock and pet food industry employees shared their attitudes toward their jobs in a survey conducted by executive search firm Kincannon Reed earlier in 2020.
The pet food industry’s beneficial effects on dogs, cats, other pets and their owners may most excite employees about their jobs.
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Schenck to acquire Baker Perkins pet food equipment maker

Schenck Process Group has reached an agreement to acquire Baker Perkins.
Schenck Process Group has reached an agreement to acquire Baker Perkins, a global supplier of food processing equipment and aftermarket services for pet food and other markets.
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