Monthly Archives: April 2018

Dane Creek Capital Corp. acquires Naturawls Pet products

vivadmin/ April 30, 2018/ News

Dane Creek Capital Corp.(DCCC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Naturawls Pet Products (‘Naturawls’), one of the fastest growing manufacturers of raw pet food and high quality dehydrated pet treats for dogs and cats in Canada. Naturawl’s premium raw pet food and dehydrated treats are sold under the NatuRAWls brand; dehydrated pet treats are also sold under the brand

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The most expensive takeover in retail Is drowning in debt

vivadmin/ April 30, 2018/ News

PetSmart’s owners thought embracing e-commerce would keep it competitive in the age of Amazon. Two chief executives and $3 billion later, they’re discovering it takes a lot more than web smarts to outrun an avalanche of debt. The nation’s leading pet supplier has to figure out how to pay $8.1 billion in bond and loan maturities even as its sales

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Is there a link between your pets and your food choices?

vivadmin/ April 27, 2018/ News

People who grow up with a greater variety of pets are significantly more likely to follow a vegetarian diet as adults, according to research by a professor-student team in the University at Albany psychology department. Sydney Heiss, graduate student in the department of psychology, worked with assistant professor Julia Hormes to gain a better understanding of the factors that play

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Here’s What the Pet Market Can Expect From Gen Z

vivadmin/ April 26, 2018/ News

Millennials, now in their late 20s and 30s, have set new standards for bonding with and spending money on pets.  According to Gen Z and Millennials as Pet Market Consumers: Dogs, Cats, Other Pets, a report by market research firm Packaged Facts, Millennial pet owners routinely mark their pets’ birthdays, include them in holiday celebrations, take them on shopping trips

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Kemin Nutrisurance Launches PALASURANCE® P Series

vivadmin/ April 25, 2018/ News

The New Plant-based Solution Extends Kemin’s Palatant Line to Address Demand for Clean-label, Single-protein Pet Food Kemin Nutrisurance, the Pet Food and Rendering Technologies division of Kemin Industries, a global nutritional ingredient company that uses science to touch 3.8 billion people every day with its products and services, recently launched PALASURANCE® P Series, a plant-based solution for palatability, in North

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The evolving protein landscape for pet foods

vivadmin/ April 25, 2018/ News

The protein landscape is evolving rapidly as we face the challenge of sustainably providing adequate food for a growing world. What direction will it take and what are the implications for the pet industry? A dynamic landscape The landscape of proteins available to feed our pets has been changing since the start of the petfood industry, and it will continue

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Nestle Gets Boost From U.S. Consumers Spending More on Pets

vivadmin/ April 24, 2018/ News, Petfood Ingredients & Additives

Nestle SA is getting a boost from U.S. consumers spending more on their pets as economic expansion buoys household finances. First-quarter sales rose 2.8 percent on an organic basis, the Vevey, Switzerland-based maker of Purina Dog Chow and KitKat chocolate said Thursday. Analysts expected 2.5 percent. The shares rose 0.5 percent in Zurich. Chief Executive Officer Mark Schneider is revamping

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C.J. Foods Holdings acquires Lortscher Animal Nutrition

vivadmin/ April 23, 2018/ News

J.H. Whitney Capital Partners and C.J. Foods Holdings — owners of C.J. Foods Inc., the leading manufacturer of specialty dry pet food serving the leading Super Premium pet food brands in America — has recently acquired Lortscher Animal Nutrition Inc. (LANI), a leader of custom milling and ingredient supply to the pet food industry for over sixty years. LANI is

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Stimulating ideas to help the petfood industry innovate

vivadmin/ April 20, 2018/ News

Future petfood market growth, requires innovation to meet pet owners demands on quality, safety, nutrition and value. Friends old and new are invited to meet in Prague (2 – 3 Oct 2018) for 2-days networking and educational updates from leading Universities and industry experts that stimulate innovation. Hear presentations on all petfood formats and latest “hot” topics in the market,

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Supreme Petfoods Develops In-House Sales and Marketing Team

vivadmin/ April 20, 2018/ News

Supreme Petfoods has brought its USA sales and marketing functions in-house, which will allow the company to meet the needs of distributors, retailers and veterinary practices throughout the USA more efficiently and effectively and leverage its expertise and knowledge of the needs of small pets. An expanded team of seven sales and marketing professionals will be based in the U.K.

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