Adapted from a press release:
Belgium-based pet food manufacturer United Petfood acquired the IAMS Europe pet food plant in Coevorden, Netherlands, from Spectrum Brands. The site currently manufactures the IAMS and EUKANUBA brands and will continue to do so. United Petfood is taking over the plant. The Spectrum Brands organization will continue to own and market the brands.
The Dutch company IAMS Europe B.V. was founded in 1999. The Coevorden site is a high-tech, ultramodern production facility and boasts generous storage capacity, according to a press release. In addition to production for the IAMS and EUKANUBA brands, United Petfood will also develop additional private label volume at the site.
Other acquisitions by United Petfood
Jan. 10, 2020
Effeffe produces private label pet food in a facility located in Pieve Porto Morone.
April 15, 2018
United Petfood, a Belgium-based producer of pet food, has acquired the Dutch pet treat company Animal Lovers.
July 9, 2018
The combined group will generate a turnover of 275 million euros with industrial activities in five European countries (Spain, Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Poland).
August 9, 2018
Nordic Petfood, the largest Romanian petfood producer, joined United Petfood, a European group active in the production of dry pet food, biscuits and snacks for retailers and brand owners.
United Petfood revenue and background
United Petfood Producers had an annual revenue of US$350,000 in 2018, according to Petfood Industry’s Top Pet Food Companies Current Data. United Petfood specializes in extruded dry dog and cat food under private label. The Belgian family business sells in more than 30 countries, including Kuwait, Russia, Suriname and Cameroon. In 2018, United Petfood Producers opened a new factory in Biskupice, Poland. The company also acquired a production site in Coevorden, the Netherlands; a new factory in Zaragoza, Spain; and a new factory in Buftea, Romania.