Private equity company invests in Lintbells

vivadmin/ January 17, 2018/ News

Inflexion Private Equity has announced its investment in Lintbells Limited. Lintbells Limited has hinted that this expansion will mean new product launches, an enhanced digital presence and international expansion. Inflexion has previous experience in the sector, having already invested inMedivetand Kynetec. Tim Smallbone, head of the enterprise fund, Inflexion, commented: “We are delighted to have partnered with such a strong and motivated

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TropiClean takes on new leadership

vivadmin/ January 16, 2018/ News

TropiClean Pet Products is proud to announce Landon Hobson as the new CEO of Cosmos Corporation. Cosmos Corporation is TropiClean’s manufacturer that oversees TropiClean Pet Products on the Pet Specialty side and Naturel Promise Pet Products for Food Drug Mass.  Hobson joined TropiClean in 2016 as the Director of Operations and will resume as the new Chief Executive Officer effective

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Duynie Ingredients appoints Karina Marsilje as Managing Director

vivadmin/ January 16, 2018/ News

Duynie Ingredients announced that Karina Marsilje has been appointed as Managing Director of Duynie Ingredients on 1 January 2018. Duynie Ingredients provides responsible and sustainable ingredients of natural origin to the pet food industry. Karina has been working as Sales Manager at Duynie Ingredients since January 2015 and played an important role in building the company to an international successful

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Fressnapf lowers its prices

vivadmin/ January 15, 2018/ News

A diverse range of products and expertise about animals – with over 13,000 items in the range. Starting now, the Fressnapf group will make these characteristics clear in its first European campaign. In addition to the unifying campaign claim, “We have what pets love” and the subclaim “now even cheaper”, the price of 300 brand items will be permanently reduced

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PetQuip secures government funding for exhibitions

vivadmin/ January 12, 2018/ News

The PetQuip export association has been successful in the Government’s latest Tradeshow Access Programme bidding round in securing cash grants for three major international pet product trade exhibitions in 2018-19. The funding is available to eligible SMEs under the DIT’s Tradeshow Access Programme and will enable British companies to exhibit their products at international exhibitions. In addition to Global Pet

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Cargill Pro-Pet acquisition strengthens pet food production

vivadmin/ January 12, 2018/ News

Cargill has reached an agreement to acquire Pro-Pet, an Ohio-based manufacturer of private label and co-manufactured pet foods, including premium dog food brand Black Gold®.  The acquisition makes Cargill the only national supplier of both animal feed and pet food offerings in the agricultural retail space. The transaction is expected to close within 30 days, subject to customary approvals. Terms of

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China’s pet market magnet for investors

vivadmin/ January 11, 2018/ News

Mr Li Mingjie is a pet industry investor’s dream. The 23-year-old e-commerce worker spares little expense to make his pooch happy. “I’ll happily splash out on my dog,” Mr Li told Reuters as he walked his brown poodle Coco in Pingyang, a town on China’s east coast. “She is like a child to me.” He is far from alone in

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Leading the future – HABRI

vivadmin/ January 11, 2018/ News

The Pet Leadership Council is playing a vital role in propelling the pet industry forward on a number of fronts. In any successful business venture, you need a strong leader. That is a must for success to be sustainable. But, as we all know, that is not enough. A solid support staff is the true measure of just how successful

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Leading the future – HABRI

vivadmin/ January 9, 2018/ News

The Pet Leadership Council is playing a vital role in propelling the pet industry forward on a number of fronts. In any successful business venture, you need a strong leader. That is a must for success to be sustainable. But, as we all know, that is not enough. A solid support staff is the true measure of just how successful

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Aquarium industry targets illegal cyanide fishers

vivadmin/ January 8, 2018/ News

Scientists are a step closer to ending the deadly and destructive practice of illegal cyanide fishing, thanks to new research. The use of cyanide to stun and capture fish for both the ornamental and food trades is still a problem in tropical seas, particularly in the Coral Triangle region, despite governments introducing laws against it. It involves cyanide being dissolved

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