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Map of 43 US pet food companies, many in Midwest

While pet food companies can be found throughout the United States, the Midwest seems to have a larger proportion of them relative to human population.
Pet food industry cyber-sightseers can take a virtual voyage from coast to coast, visiting United States dog, cat and other pet food producers.
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Circadian rhythm pet foods: untapped human trend?

Unlike most human food trends, the pet food industry doesn’t seem to have absorbed the circadian diet yet.
Pet owners now feed their pets the same foods morning and night, often day after day. Could specific formulations address pets’ daily metabolic changes while forging new ranges of time-specific dog, cat and other pet foods?
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Smucker pet food sales down Q2 FY21, up for first half

The contribution from volume/mix primarily reflects growth for cat food and dog snacks driven by Meow Mix and private label cat food, as well as Pup-Peroni and Milk-Bone dog snacks.
In the second quarter of fiscal year 2021, J.M. Smucker pet food net retail sales declined US$1.2 million compared to the same quarter in 2019.
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Clearlake acquires WellPet dog and cat food, treats

WellPet is global supplier of premium pet food and treats with brands including Wellness, Old Mother Hubbard, WHIMZEES, Eagle Pack, Holistic Select, and Sojos.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. signed a definitive agreement to acquire WellPet, a maker of several pet food and treat brands.
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Insects accepted, but best unseen in U.S. pet food

U.S. residents stated they were more willing to try feeding their pets a product made with insect flour than dried whole insects.
Pet owners in the U.S. may be ready to accept those insect-based pet foods and treats. Presentation may be crucial, unsurprisingly.
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