Central Garden & Pet Company Announces Record Fiscal Second quarter

vivadmin/ May 18, 2018/ News

Second quarter net sales for the Pet segment increased 7.8% to $321.7 million, from the same period a year ago, driven primarily by higher organic Pet sales, which increased 6.3%. Continued strength in the e-commerce and mass channels were primary drivers of the increase. The Pet segment’s second quarter branded product sales were $257.4 million, up 7.0% compared to a

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Petcare durables in the US market. An update.

vivadmin/ May 17, 2018/ News

US retail sales of durable petcare products for dogs and cats totalled $3.8 billion (€3 billion) in 2016, up from $3 billion (€2.4 billion) in 2011. This reflects an annual growth rate of 3% to 4% over recent years. Fragmented durables market The manufacturer landscape is similarly diverse, with the top players competing in multiple categories, some under a single

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Interzoo 2018 increase in international participation

vivadmin/ May 16, 2018/ News

At the world-leading trade fair for the international pet industry, roughly 39,000 trade visitors from more than 125 countries learned all about the latest pet food and pet care products, accessories and services for dogs, cats, fish and many other pets. The number of exhibitors rose by 9 percent. A total of 1,989 vendors from 66 countries presented their innovations

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Amazon Introduces Prime-Exclusive Pet Care Private Label

vivadmin/ May 16, 2018/ News

Amazon has debuted a private label for pet care called Wag, comprising “all the essentials for your best furry friends,” the e-commerce giant said on its website. Currently consisting of nine types of dry dog food, the brand will expand to include more pet supplies over time, Amazon assured on the private label’s page. Products can be purchased only through

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CIPS 2018: Matchmaking and Innovation Award

vivadmin/ May 15, 2018/ News

The CIPS 2018, September 27-30, Guangzhou is expanding further as it did the last years. Besides the fact that the CIPS is in Asian the leading international B2B event, it will launch new services. The new services will be: a. on Wednesday, September 26th, the day before the CIPS starts, a Matchmaking event will take place. Looking for business partners?

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PETS International’s Fundraising for sustainability huge success

vivadmin/ May 14, 2018/ News

The fundraising initiative of PETS International for supporting the Pet Sustainability Collation (PSC) to widen their wings in Europe raised €15.000 PETS International is celebrating her 30th anniversary this year. During this anniversary she gives a “present” to the industry, a “present” that stimulates sustainability in the pet industry. Therefore she started a fundraising by asking companies to donate €500

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Global market-place by professionals for professionals

vivadmin/ May 11, 2018/ News

From 8 to 11 May 2018, the international pet industry’s leading exhibition, Interzoo, will provide a top-level overview of the products and services from the global pet industry. The number of exhibitors has already exceeded the figure for Interzoo 2016: some 2,000 companies from more than 60 countries will be exhibiting at Interzoo 2018.   Trade visitors In 13 halls,

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ProAmpac acquires pet food packaging company

vivadmin/ May 11, 2018/ News

ProAmpac, one of the largest U.S. flexible packaging companies, announced the acquisition of Gateway Packaging Company (Gateway), a flexible packaging and technical products company Gateway is one of the largest pet food packaging manufacturers in North America offering a wide array of products including multi-wall bags, stand-up pouches, small- and large-format quad-seal bags, box pouches, roll stock, treat bags, and

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Cinven to acquire Partner in Pet Food

vivadmin/ May 10, 2018/ News, Petfood Ingredients & Additives

Cinven has agreed to buy Partner in Pet Food. Financial terms weren’t announced. Partner in Pet Food, of Hungary, is a pet food manufacturer with nine manufacturing operations across Europe. International private equity firm, Cinven, today announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire Partner in Pet Food (‘PPF’), a leading European pet food manufacturer, for an undisclosed amount. Headquartered in Hungary, PPF is a market-leading pet food

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Nestle buys majority stake in British dog food group Tails.com

vivadmin/ May 9, 2018/ News

Nestle’s Purina PetCare division has acquired a majority stake in Tails.com, a British tailor-made dog food company, from venture capital group Draper Esprit. They gave no financial terms for the stake in Tails.com, which was launched in 2014 and feeds more than 100,000 dogs. The purchase is the latest in a string of pet care deals, as investors seek to

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