• Pet Food

    6 Petfood Industry blogs, columns in Dec. 2021

    Top 5 reasons pet food is ending 2021 on high note December 22, 2021 – Debbie Phillips-Donaldson Pet food enjoyed a strong year in 2021 and can expect more positive signs in 2022, despite continued challenges from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.   One Food: Animal welfare aspects of One Health and pets December 16, 2021 – Tim Wall Find out if pet owners are primed to be animal lovers, and if that could make animal welfare claims particularly effective marketing tools.   Wet, dry and treat pet food usage: A bird’s-eye view December 1, 2021 – David Sprinkle Learn about the continued  

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  • Pet Food

    ‘Top performing’ pet industry sales specialist joins Optimeal

    NEW YORK — Optimeal, a super-premium dog and cat food brand that officially entered the United States market in September, recently hired Gregory Mandel as regional sales manager for the eastern United States. Mandel offers more than 15 years of pet industry experience. In his new role with Optimeal, he will support the company as it is introduced in the independent pet retail space and help grow the brand’s market share in the eastern United States. Gregory Mandel, regional sales manager for the eastern United States at Optimeal. (Source: Optimeal) He will be tasked with engaging retail store employees to  

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  • Pet Supplement

    The Top 10 Pet Industry Mergers & Acquisitions Stories of 2021 | News

    A bright economic outlook along with robust corporate earnings helped fuel a record-breaking year of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity globally, according to a new Reuters report.  The value of M&A globally topped $5 trillion for the first time ever, with volumes rising 63 percent to $5.63 trillion by Dec. 16, Reuters reported, citing data from Dealogic. Overall, M&A deal volumes in the United States nearly doubled to $2.61 trillion in 2021, according to Dealogic data. In the pet industry, M&A activity has been so prevalent this year that it’s one trend Audree Berg-Farnsworth, co-owner of Auggie’s Pet Supplies  

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  • Pet Supplement

    The Top 10 Pet Industry Merger & Acquisitions Stories of 2021 | News

    A bright economic outlook along with robust corporate earnings helped fuel a record-breaking year of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity globally, according to a new Reuters report.  The value of M&A globally topped $5 trillion for the first time ever, with volumes rising 63 percent to $5.63 trillion by Dec. 16, Reuters reported, citing data from Dealogic. Overall, M&A deal volumes in the United States nearly doubled to $2.61 trillion in 2021, according to Dealogic data. In the pet industry, M&A activity has been so prevalent this year that it’s one trend Audree Berg-Farnsworth, co-owner of Auggie’s Pet Supplies  

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  • Pet Food

    Worldwide Wet Cat Food Industry to 2030 – Featuring Blue Buffalo, Diamond Pet Foods and Heristo Among Others – ResearchAndMarkets.com

    DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Wet Cat Food Market by Nature, Price Point and Distribution Channel: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2030” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global wet cat food market was valued at $4.6 billion in 2020, and is projected to reach $7.9 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 5.7% from 2021 to 2030. Wet cat food contains about 10.0% water and 90% of other dry ingredients. Wet cat food has higher amounts of proteins and fats, which improve its taste. Moreover, it is easily available in the market through various distribution channels, including  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    5 academic partners supporting the pet food industry

    This series of articles was published in Pet Food Processing’s 2021 Resource Guide. Read it and other articles from this issue in our Resource Guide digital edition. What do Kansas State University, Texas A&M, the University of Guelph, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and North Carolina State University all have in common? Key partnerships with the US pet food manufacturing industry. These academic partners each offer unique focuses and capabilities in the pet nutrition space. For students aspiring to join the industry after graduation, professionals wishing to continue education, and companies relying on key research to develop  

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  • Pet Supplement

    PetHonesty Names Pet Industry Veteran Daniel Horner as Vice President of Sales

    AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — PetHonesty, a trusted leader in premium pet health products and a portfolio company of Vestar Capital Partners, today announced it has named Daniel B. Horner as Vice President of Sales. “We are pleased to welcome Dan to PetHonesty and are excited to gain an executive of such caliber,” said Ben Arneberg, PetHonesty CEO. “He has a proven ability to develop initiatives that lead to revenue growth. Dan’s reputation as a team player, combined with his relationships in the pet industry, will prove invaluable as we continue building a leading omnichannel brand  

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  • Pet Supplement

    India Pet Care Industry Analysis and Growth Opportunities 2021-2025 – Mars International Continues to Remain the Market Leader, Followed by Royal Canin – ResearchAndMarkets.com

    DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “India Pet Care Market Size, Share & Analysis, by Category (Dog Food, Cat Food, Pet Healthcare, Pet Dietary Supplements and Others), By Pet Food Type (Dry Food, Wet Food, Pet Treats) Forecast and Opportunities, 2021-2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the Indian economy with the country reporting negative GDP growth of over 7% for 2020. Asia’s 3rd largest economy historically saw strong average GDP growth; however, pandemic led national lockdowns caused the Indian economy to contract. However, the country could see marginal growth in 3rd and 4th  

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