Tim Wall

Tim Wall covers the dog, cat and other pet food industries as senior reporter for WATT Global Media. He hold a master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri - Columbia and a bachelor's degree in biology. Wall served in the Peace Corps in Honduras from 2005 to 2007. His work has appeared in Scientific American, Discovery News, Honduras Weekly and other outlets. Contact Wall via https://www.wattglobalmedia.com/contact-us/

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3 French pet food companies’ revenues in 2020

In 2020, these four companies headquartered in France provided food and treats for those pets. Three had 2020 revenue data available.
In 2020, these four companies headquartered in France provided food and treats for those pets. Three had 2020 revenue data available.
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Gut health tops pet owner discussions on social media

Identifying related themes among pet owners’ attitudes and pet food brands’ products may help pet food marketers and formulators develop new products and promote the ones they have.
When pet owners talk about pet products on social media certain terms and themes emerge. Likewise, when pet food companies describe their products on e-commerce sites, marketers use specific terms and follow definable trends.
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Manna Pro continues pet e-commerce buys with Dinovite

Manna Pro’s online market share across its major categories grew 31% in 2021 as of July 21, according to data from Nielsen, compared to 9% for those categories in general.
Manna Pro’s online market share across its major categories grew 31% in 2021 as of July 21, according to data from Nielsen, compared to 9% for those categories in general.
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ADM acquiring 75% of P4 private label pet treats, supplements

The transaction values the four enterprises in their entirety at approximately US$600 million, and ADM will acquire 75% of the equity.
Learn more about this transaction that values the four enterprises in their entirety at approximately US$600 million, and ADM will acquire 75% of the equity.
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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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Sustainability of freeze-dried, dehydrated pet food ingredients

Resource efficiency helps reduce a company’s contribution to climate change, pollution, habitat destruction and other threats to the ecosystems that human economies depend on.
Resource efficiency helps reduce a company’s contribution to climate change, pollution, habitat destruction and other threats to the ecosystems that human economies depend on. The twin needs of energy efficiency and resource conservation drive innovation among producers of dried pet food ingredients and equipment manufacturers.
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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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Mars Petcare Canada recalls Whiskas cat food

No other WHISKAS products or Mars Petcare products are affected or being recalled and Mars Petcare has not received any consumer complaints related to this issue.
No other WHISKAS products or Mars Petcare products are affected or being recalled and Mars Petcare has not received any consumer complaints related to this issue.
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