6 most-read news about specific pet food companies 2022

Several of the top articles dealt with acquisitions. Two related to recalls or pet food safety issues. The third most read of the articles covered one Ukrainian company’s operations during the ongoing Russian invasion.

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Pet owners seem to want plenty of choices when it comes to what they feed their animals … but too many of those choices can make decisions more difficult. | (101cats | iStock.com)
Pet owners seem to want plenty of choices when it comes to what they feed their animals … but too many of those choices can make decisions more difficult. | (101cats | iStock.com)

Inflation and war became the dominant pet food news topics of 2022, as both the pandemic and canine dilated cardiomyopathy receded. While these large-scale phenomena influenced all in the pet food industry, certain companies had a more eventful 2022 than others. On PetfoodIndustry.com, these six articles were the most read compared to other news related to specific companies. Several of the top articles dealt with acquisitions. Two related to recalls or pet food safety issues. The third most read of the articles covered one Ukrainian company’s operations during the ongoing Russian invasion.

 Mars Petcare acquiring Champion Petfoods

  • Pageviews: 4,923
  • NOVEMBER 2, 2022
  • Largest global pet food company announced its acquisition of Canada-based producer of Acana and Orijen brands for an undisclosed amount.

Manna Pro Products becomes Compana Pet Brands

  • Pageviews: 3,209
  • MARCH 1, 2022
  • New corporate identity encompasses expansive growth in all segments of pet food.

Ukraine pet food company keeps producing, starts charity

  • Pageviews: 2,784
  • MARCH 3, 2022
  • Amid the Russian invasion, Kormotech pet food in western Ukraine continues production and opens a new pet charity.

Mars Petcare to acquire Nom Nom fresh, delivered pet food

  • Pageviews: 2,512
  • JANUARY 20, 2022
  • The brand will operate independently within Mars' Royal Canin division.

Feds stop Bravo Packing raw dog food in FSMA first

  • Pageviews: 1,727
  • MARCH 29, 2022
  • The federal action marks the first consent decree of permanent injunction against an animal food manufacturer for violating public safety standards under Part 507 (Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP) requirements) of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Preventive Controls for Animal Food Regulation.

Purina recalls some Pro Plan Rx dog foods for label error

  • Pageviews: 1,588
  • DECEMBER 5, 2022
  • The mislabeled product contains chunks in gravy, while the correct product looks more like a pate consistency.
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