Pet Food Press Releases

Latest campaigns, announcements and information from dog and cat food companies.

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AFIA awarded funds to assess Vietnam market

The American Feed Industry Association received funds from the USDA to conduct market research.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has received funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) under its Emerging Markets Program to conduct a market assessment in Vietnam.
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Boehringer Ingelheim completes plant expansion

The company doubled its capacity to produce pet vaccines in Athens, Georiga.
Boehringer Ingelheim, a leading provider of animal health products for pets and livestock, marked the completion of work Wednesday after a $76 million investment in its site in Athens, Georgia.
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Burgess recognized for animal welfare campaign

Yorkshire pet food manufacturer’s life-saving Rabbit Awareness Week campaign and their new Neutered Cat range both receive Gold awards at the PetQuip Awards.
Burgess Pet Care is celebrating a double gold award win at the prestigious PetQuip Awards, which took place during PATS Telford, the UK’s number one pet industry event.
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Chewy gives across the nation

The online retailer teams up with Lee Asher to help shelter animals find homes.
Chewy and Lee Asher are teaming up with shelters across the nation to help animals find the loving homes they deserve.
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Pet Innovation Challenge winners announced

The contest drew pet health brands from around the world to highlight emerging industry trends
The Pet Innovation Challenge, hosted by Factory and sponsored by New Hope Network, is a new event which will highlight innovative and emerging pet health brands and tackle the opportunities and challenges of the current pet health industry.
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CBD Products make $7B in Pet Treats Market

11% of dog owners and 8% of cat owners have used cannabis (CBD/hemp) supplements or treats for their pets, reveals new Packaged Facts market research report "Pet Treats and Chews in the U.S., 3rd Edition."
Sales growth of pet treats continues to outpace growth of the more mature pet food market and growth of pet supplies in general.
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Manna Pro brings the barnyard to backyard

Launch of City Yolks online community and new non-GMO poultry feed target untapped and growing population of urban and suburban backyard chicken owners in the U.S.
As urban and suburban chicken ownership continues its rapid growth, Manna Pro Products, a St. Louis, Missouri-based manufacturer and marketer of pet care and nutrition, is using its homestead roots to help city dwellers bring the barnyard to their backyard.
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Meijer invests in pet departments

The retailer offers largest Halloween pet costume selection ever, includes options for large dog breeds.
Midwest retailer Meijer is working on a path to expand its pet departments for a larger assortment of everyday essentials like food, grooming supplies and Halloween costumes.
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Purina and RedRover challenge pet lovers

Purina also taps Emmy award-winning journalist and pet enthusiast Maria Menounos for social media campaign to raise awareness of resource gap for domestic abuse survivors.
October is national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Purina and RedRover are asking fellow pet lovers to join the Purple Leash Project and help shine a light on an issue faced by far too many domestic violence survivors with pets who have the will to leave but nowhere to go.
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