Ÿnsect launches sustainable ingredient brand for pet food (May 9)
Sprÿng will offer premium, sustainable insect-based ingredients to the pet food industry.
DSM chooses Kansas for new pet food premix plant (May 5)
Located in the KC Animal Health Corridor, the state-of-the-art facility will provide close proximity to leading pet food customers while reducing supply chain risk and logistics costs.
Good Dog Food fetches $4.5 million in latest funding round (May 11)
Parent company Agronomics and Jim Mellon, executive director at Agronomics, contributed to the funding round alongside Siddhi Capital.
Women in the Pet Industry: Meet Abby Castillo of Kemin (May 10)
Castillo has played a central role in building the company’s portfolio of high-performing palatants, functional ingredients and proteins for the dog and cat food industries.
Freshpet launches new brand for large dog breeds (May 16)
The Large Dog formula contains an additional boost of glucosamine and chondroitin to help support joint health and mobility.
Proposed tariffs threaten canned pet food (May 12)
Proposed tariffs of up to 300% on tinplate steel materials imported from eight countries would negatively impact US pet food canneries.
Post Holdings shares emerging pet food strategy (May 11)
The company noted one-time costs to integrate pet food brands it acquired from The J.M. Smucker Co. are estimated at $75 million.
Mid America Pet Food celebrates new $40 million facility (May 12)
The new facility spans over 115,000 square feet and houses office space, a new extruder and high-speed packaging lines to boost capacity
Hill’s Pet Nutrition sales exceed $1 billion in Q1 (May 2)
Pricing for Hill’s increased 11.5% over the quarter, which served to offset the company’s operating profit declines.
AAFCO releases new pet food ingredient tool (May 5)
The Common Food Index (CFI) includes well-known pet food and feed ingredients left undefined in AAFCO’s Official Publication.
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