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    Hike in pet food prices concerning animal lovers

    ISTANBUL A sudden hike in animal food and the high value-added tax put animal lovers in a challenging situation, forcing them to call on Turkish authorities to make discounts on the vital product. class=”cf”> An increase in pet food prices due to the volatility in the exchange rate that led to the lira to decrease sharply as well as the application of 18 percent value added tax, as it was considered a luxury consumption, has forced animal lovers to take action. Thousands gathered on various social media platforms in recent days and called for authorities to abolish the value-added tax  

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    Heritage Manor holding pet-food drive | Local News

    The Heritage Manor Senior Living Community is holding a pet food drive in association with the non-profit Diamonds in the Ruff Animal Rescue. The drive began on Wednesday and is running through Dec. 17. The drive is looking to collect dog and cat food. Maria Sansone of Diamonds in the Ruff said that all of the food raised will be distributed to the animals that are in their foster-pet network. Shannon Radlich, the administrator of Heritage Manor, said she felt happy that they can work with a local organization like Diamonds in the Ruff, which is based out of Lockport. 

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    Gott Pet Products adds to customer care team

    ST. FRANCIS, WIS. — Gott Pet Products has hired Becka Sellnow as inside sales and customer service representative. Sellnow will verify order accuracy for Gott Pet Products’ Charlee Bear and Hound & Gatos brands using CRM and WORCS systems. She will also oversee the two brands’ warehouse orders. Becka Sellnow, inside sales and customer service representative at Gott Pet Products. (Photo courtesy of Gott Pet Products)  With Gott Pet Products, Sellnow will represent the consumer internally by working to understand customer behaviors, expectations and needs. She will be tasked with processing regulatory, commercial invoice and sample requests, as well as  

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    Trigea offers natural titanium dioxide substitute

    IBBENBÜREN, GERMANY — According to Trigea, a Crespel & Dieters Group brand, white pigment titanium dioxide is no longer considered a safe animal feed additive by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). To accommodate this, Trigea offers Trigovit® Starch 1104 ND native small-grain starch, a wheat-based functional ingredient that is “completely harmless to health,” according to the company. The naturally white starch can be used to brighten pet food formulations. It has a whiteness — or brightness — of 98.17 on a scale of 0 to 100, 0 being black and 100 being white. In pet food applications, this offers  

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    Wet pet food continues ascent, especially for cats

    Is dry pet food’s decades-long dominance on the wane? The popular, convenient product format is not going away anytime soon, but it’s taking on challengers, particularly wet pet food. In the U.S., dry pet food still enjoys a 60% market share, according to Packaged Facts’ latest report, “U.S. Pet Market Update: Pet Food Focus, 2021.” Yet wet pet food now accounts for 36% of the market, and a breakdown of usage rates among U.S. pet-owning households highlights the rise of that format, most notably among cat owners. Wet cat foods and treats on the march Packaged Facts has tracked usage  

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    Retailers, brands connect virtually through ECRM

    CLEVELAND — ECRM hosted a record number of attendees and participants at its 2021 Global Market: Fall Experience in October, including more than 3,700 buyers and sellers representing 68 countries. The five-day virtual event connected suppliers and retailers to discuss new products and trends and explore partnership opportunities. “ECRM’s 2021 Global Market platform continues to grow in reach and scope,” said Greg Farrar, chief executive officer of ECRM. “The Fall Experience spanned categories and geographical borders, and has been embraced by retail, foodservice and CPG buyers and sellers around the world.” The event was facilitated by RangeMe, a digital product  

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    Rising pet food prices worry animal lovers in Turkey

    Humans are not the only living beings in Turkey facing the reality of astronomical food prices. Pet food prices are also climbing due to hikes from producers and what animal lovers call a high rate of value-added tax (VAT). A social media campaign has taken hold in the country, calling for the removal of the 18% VAT, as animal lovers urge authorities not to see pet food as a luxury item but a basic need and therefore exempt it from high tax reserved for luxury items. Pet owners have also called for inspections against soaring prices of pet food, while  

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    Dog Food Market Size to increase by USD 12.84 bn | Increasing Pet Health Awareness to Drive Growth| Technavio | National News

    NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The dog food market is driven by factors such as the increasing pet health awareness, rise in product visibility and accessibility through online retailing, and the increasing focus on manufacturing clean-label pet foods. Looking for more trends, drivers, and challenges impacting the market? View Our Sample The dog food market size is expected to increase by USD 12.84 bn from 2021 to 2026. The growth momentum of the market is expected to accelerate at a CAGR of 4.27%. Market Challenges Major challenges impacting the growth of the dog food market include changing  

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