23 May 2019
--- Wild Earth, Inc., a start-up reinventing pet food with biotech, has closed its Series A with an investment of US$11 million led by VegInvest, a venture capital firm supporting early-stage companies striving to replace the... Read More
30 Apr 2019
--- Butternut Box, a London-based fresh dog food business, has raised £15 million (US$19.4 million) of new investment in a round led by European venture capital firms Five Seasons Ventures and White Star Capital. Existing... Read More
27 Feb 2019
--- Trends towards healthy eating, “surfing” on new trends and hybrid meat products are among the key drivers for significantly accelerated traction within the European insect protein space. Increasing research and... Read More
01 Feb 2019
--- Symrise has signed a purchase agreement with the owners of ADF/IDF, a leading natural nutrition ingredient provider for pet food, to acquire their business. The purchase price amounting to US$900 million will be financed by... Read More
Insect potential: InnovaFeed and Tereos form feed partnership amid growing alternative protein demand
02 Oct 2018
--- Biotech company InnovaFeed, is extending its roots in the Hauts-de-France region and will base its next insect protein production unit in Nesle, as part of a new project in partnership with Tereos. InnovaFeed, who markets a... Read More
03 May 2018
--- Ingredients manufacturer Essentia Protein Solutions is targeting the premium pet food market with a new natural range of clean label meat-based proteins for pet food manufacturers. Essentia’s new brands are designed to... Read More
01 May 2018
--- Nestlé Purina PetCare has acquired a majority stake in Tails.com, a UK-based, direct-to-consumer, tailor-made dog nutrition business. With the growth of personalized pet nutrition rising rapidly, Nestlé... Read More
24 Apr 2018
--- ADM Animal Nutrition is launching a versatile yeast protein for dogs and cats with an amino acid profile similar to an egg, making it an ideal complementary or replacement protein source for pets: Versity.
13 Mar 2018
--- Frutarom Food Protection Division has launched SubSTAR, a line of customized formulations for salmon oil oxidation management for pet foods.
13 Mar 2018
--- Kemin Industries has launched Sal CURB B liquid in Russia. The powerful antimicrobial solution product brings a special synergistic combination of surface-active agents and powerful antimicrobial compounds in feed.
12 Mar 2018
--- Mars Petcare has unveiled two new programs to support start-up innovation and the next generation of disruptors in the pet care industry. Leap Venture Studio (Leap) in partnership with Michelson Found Animals and R/GA is the... Read More
27 Feb 2018
--- Cereal giant General Mills has agreed to buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products in a deal worth US$8 billion. The definitive agreement establishes General Mills as the leader in the US Wholesome Natural pet food category, leveraging... Read More
28 Sep 2017
--- Nestlé Purina PetCare Company has announced that it is to open a factory and distribution center in Hartwell, Georgia, US. The Hartwell site will be Purina’s 21st factory in the US and the first new factory... Read More
30 Jun 2017
--- Nestlé Purina has released its 2016 Creating Shared Value report for the Americas, demonstrating how the company is making a positive impact for pets, people and the planet.
26 Apr 2017
--- UK MPs have approved the Finance Bill, which incorporates legislation enabling the introduction of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy in April 2018.
08 Mar 2017
--- Tesco has upped the gourmet stakes for Britain’s pet owners - with the introduction of a full range of high quality fresh pet food.
10 Feb 2017
--- ADM Animal Nutrition, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), has teamed up with the University of Illinois Department of Animal Sciences, a renowned leader in animal science and pet nutrition, to further develop... Read More
06 Feb 2017
--- Vox pop a random group of people and ask what they most associate with the corporate giant Mars? Most would probably say the eponymously named Mars bar. Some business savvy respondents might add Snickers, Galaxy or even... Read More
13 Jan 2017
--- For five years in a row the prices of major food commodities have declined, according to the FAO Price Index. And ‘economic uncertainties’ like unstable exchange rates are expected to influence food markets even... Read More
13 Sep 2016
--- A new survey commissioned by IFAH-Europe, the International Federation for Animal Health Europe, across 6 European countries canvasses the perceptions and attitudes of EU citizens towards the use of veterinary medicines for... Read More