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13 largest pet cat populations in Europe 2020, Russia #1

Pet food sales reached EUR21.8 billion, with a 2.8% growth rate. By volume, companies sold 8.5 billion metric tonnes of pet food products in 2020.
Pet food sales reached EUR21.8 billion, with a 2.8% growth rate. By volume, companies sold 8.5 billion metric tonnes of pet food products in 2020.
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8 German dog, cat, other pet food companies’ revenues 2020

Petfood Industry’s Top Companies Current Data reported their annual revenues, along with more information about the dog, cat and other pet food companies in Germany and other nations.
Petfood Industry’s Top Companies Current Data reported their annual revenues, along with more information about the dog, cat and other pet food companies in Germany and other nations.
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Krill omega-3 fatty acids boosted dogs’ levels over fish

While krill provide health benefits to humans and their pets as food ingredients, humans threaten krill populations and the ecosystems that depend on the tiny animals, despite protections against overharvesting.
Krill, tiny marine crustaceans, provide omega-3 fatty acids for pet foods in a different form than omega-3s in conventional fish sources. Krill are one of the most abundant species on the planet.
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11 top pet food companies in Asia and Australia 2021

The majority of these companies have headquarters in Japan, with others in Thailand, Australia and South Korea.
Among companies based in Asia or Australia, these pet food producers had the highest annual revenue in 2020, according to Petfood Industry’s Top Companies Current Data.
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BBC claims corpse chemicals are pet food palatants

Putrescine and cadaverine are produced as bacteria devour amino acids in putrefied cadavers, spoiled meat or other decaying proteins.
Bacteria produce putrescine and cadaverine as the microbes devour amino acids in putrefied cadavers, spoiled meat or other decaying proteins.
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Pet personalized nutrition aided by microbiome research

Addressing individual animals' microbiomes may help pet food, treat and supplement makers customize pet food to meet the specific needs of each animal.
Addressing individual animals' microbiomes may help pet food, treat and supplement makers customize pet food to meet the specific needs of each animal.
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Chewy private label brand entering fresh pet food market

For the Tylee's brand fresh pet food, Chewy designers developed and patented a packaging method that they claim is both sustainable and preserves product quality during the delivery process
For the Tylee's brand fresh pet food, Chewy designers developed and patented a packaging method that they claim is both sustainable and preserves product quality during the delivery process.
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Economy, domestic pet food has room to grow in South Korea

Now is the time for Korean players to develop economy pet food in emerging markets to promote improved animal welfare, said one market analyst.
Changing attitudes about dogs and cats have created an opportunity for economy-priced pet foods in South Korea, especially for domestic brands.
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