Purina pet food and treat sales up in early 2019

Purina PetCare was one of the largest contributors to overall Nestlé sales growth, which was 1.2% in developed markets and 6.3% in emerging markets.

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Nestlé Purina executives reported global pet food and treat sales data from the first three months of 2019. Purina PetCare was one of the largest contributors to overall Nestlé sales growth, which was 1.2% in developed markets and 6.3% in emerging markets.

Considering only pet food, Purina’s sales in the first three months of 2019, reached US$3,159 million, which was 6.3% higher than the same period in 2018 when Purina’s pet food sales stood at US$2,959. Pet food organic sales growth was 5.5% in the first three months of 2019.

In North America, the largest contributor to growth was Purina PetCare, which saw strong momentum in e-commerce and in premium brands, such as Purina ONE and Tidy Cats litter. Latin America recorded high single-digit growth in Purina pet food and treat sales.

Among European, Middle-Eastern and North African pet food markets, Purina pet food sales were one of two main contributors to Nestlé’s growth across the region, especially in Central and Eastern Europe, and the Middle East and North Africa. In Asia, Oceania and Sub-Saharan Africa, Purina PetCare also had strong growth.

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