BUDAÖRS, HUNGARY — Partner in Pet Food (PPF), a European pet food manufacturer, announced July 3 its intention to acquire Swedish pet food processor Doggy. The acquisition is expected to complement PPF’s product portfolio, geographic reach and distribution.

Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. The acquisition is expected to be complete in August 2020, after attaining regulatory approval.

Doggy is based in Vårgårda, Sweden. PPF claims Doggy is the largest dry and wet pet food manufacturer throughout Sweden. The company was founded in 1903 and distributes its premium dog and cat diets in more than 20 international markets.

PPF said it plans to continue expanding its international presence and e-commerce capabilities with the acquisition of Doggy.

The company reported Doggy’s management team will continue to run the business internally following the acquisition.

Founded in 1999, PPF operates nine manufacturing facilities throughout Europe, including in The Netherlands, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. The company produces an estimated 500,000 tons of pet food annually and distributes through several retail channels in 38 European countries.

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