BUDAÖRS, HUNGARY — European pet food co-manufacturer Partner in Pet Food (PPF) will soon own Mispol S.A. following an agreement with parent company and private equity firm NDX Group, UAB to acquire the company. PPF stated the transaction should be finalized “in the coming months.”
Mispol S.A. is a pet food co-manufacturer based in Białystok, Poland that distributes product to international grocery and specialty pet retailers. PPF stated Mispol’s products, capabilities and geographical presence will complement the company and contribute to its strategic business and product development goals.
“With its strong footprint in Poland and successful growth, Mispol represents a significant opportunity for us to further expand our local presence,” said Gerald Kühr, chief executive officer at PPF. “We look forward to welcoming the Mispol Team into the PPF family and to recognizing this acquisition as another major step in the future growth and development plans of the business.”
Mispol was founded in 1997 and currently operates four processing facilities. The company exports product to 24 countries outside of Poland. According to the company’s website, it offers several on-trend formulation capabilities including functional wet cat foods, small-breed specific dog foods and grain-free dog and cat food formulas.
PPF recently acquired leading Swedish pet food manufacturer, Doggy, in September 2020, followed by Landini Giuntini, an Italian co-manufacturer, in January 2021. Doggy was also previously owned by NDX Group.
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