Ten
Major milestone in sustainable protein development (Feb. 5)
Bond Pet Foods has officially shipped the first 2 tonnes of fermented animal protein to Hill’s Pet Nutrition Center in Topeka, Kan., where it will be used to formulate test diets.

NineModern pet food formulations going for the gut (Feb. 1)
Research from FMCG Gurus indicates more than half of global pet owners would like to see digestive health claims on products.

EightWomen in the Pet Industry: Meet Kira Best of Royal Canin (Feb. 7)
This pet industry leader details her biggest challenges and achievements, and how she’s leveraging a talent for professional development to lead her team to success.

SevenNASDA backs AAFCO pet food label regulations (Feb. 9)
Members voted unanimously in approval of AAFCO’s revisions Model Regulations for Pet Food and Specialty Pet Foodand are advocating for swift adoption of the new guidelines.

SixPet food trends driving growth for global equipment markets (Feb. 16)
According to MarketsandMarkets, the global pet food processing and packaging equipment sector was valued at $5.32 billion in 2023 and could reach $6.78 billion by 2028.

FiveAAFCO Workgroup comes to contentious conclusion on copper claims (Feb. 14)
Pet food industry associations have voiced their concerns for the proposal, which would establish a guideline for maximum copper levels in dog food.

FourPetsource by Scoular completes $75 million expansion (Feb. 13)
This latest expansion added 70,000 square feet to the plant and 75 more jobs in Seward, Neb., to support the company’s production capacity for freeze-dried pet food protein.

ThreePurina leads the pack for Nestle in 2023 (Feb. 26)
The company’s pet food business has seen strong double-digit growth for the last four years, with organic net sales growth of 12.1% in 2023.

Two

Net sales up 15% for Hill’s Pet Nutrition in 2023 (Feb. 1)
A new facility is expected to benefit the company’s innovation and capacity in the coming year, despite expectations of continued inflation for raw and packaging material costs.

OneNew bill proposes streamlining regulation of pet food (Feb. 23)
The bipartisan legislation, HR 7380, proposes to give the FDA regulatory authority over the labeling and ingredient review process for dog and cat food and treats

Stay up to date on the latest pet food processing industry headlines on our News page.

By fersz