Category Archives: Petfood Ingredients & Additives

Cannabis-based medical pet products closer to fruition

vivadmin/ August 13, 2018/ News, Petfood Ingredients & Additives

Canadian pets are a few steps closer to getting their paws on pot-based medical treatments in Canada as more cannabis companies research marijuana’s efficacy for companion animals. Canopy Growth Corp. is the latest medical marijuana company to enter the potentially lucrative pet market with its announcement this week that it will embark on a Health Canada-approved clinical trial to research

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Glucosamine Market Value Projected to Expand by 2018 to 2028

vivadmin/ August 10, 2018/ Petfood Ingredients & Additives

Glucosamine is a naturally occurring compound within the cartilage of joints, it is made from chains of sugars and proteins bound together. Glucosamine is processed from shellfish that has been found to provide relief from minor pain. This naturally derived compound helps in formation of cartilage and synovial fluid which helps in maintaining joint health. Glucosamine is primarily used to

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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 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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K+G Wetter at the Anuga FoodTec 2018

vivadmin/ February 14, 2018/ News, Petfood Ingredients & Additives

Whether seafood or meat, baby food, sweets or pet food: The solutions from K+G Wetter are successfully used in the most diverse variety of food processing applications. K+G Wetter will also be presenting the versatility of its machines from March 20th to the 23rd at the Anuga FoodTec in Cologne. “The Anuga is one of the most important international fairs

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Aussie Pet Owners to Benefit from Merger

vivadmin/ February 8, 2018/ Petfood Ingredients & Additives

Entrepreneur and Internet Pioneer Dr Mark Perissinotto BVSc, today announced that,, and have joined the VetShopGroup portfolio of businesses, cementing its position as the number one veterinary owned online retailer of pet health products.  “We’re delighted to bring on board the Vet Products Direct business” said Dr Mark today.  “We feel that it’s important for Australian

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Nourish Pet Food

vivadmin/ February 5, 2018/ Petfood Ingredients & Additives

Isle of Dogs’ Nourish is a premium 90 percent meat, grain-free dog and cat food. Specially formulated and gently air-dried in small batches, the food provides pets with a real meat taste. Void of fillers, it can be used as an everyday meal, treat or food topper and is especially ideal for finicky eaters. Each recipe includes a beneficial blend of

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Scientists criticise trend for raw meat pet food after analysis finds pathogens

vivadmin/ January 19, 2018/ Petfood Ingredients & Additives

Bacteria and parasites often found in raw dog and cat food products can pose health dangers to pets and their owners, researchers warn. The trend for feeding dogs and cats raw meat has been criticised by scientists, who say it often contains bacteria and parasites that could pose dangers to both pets and their owners. A growing trend has seen

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