Pet Food

Pet food has evolved over the years, so much so that the products we feed our pets are processed and formulated as carefully as the human food counterparts. Our Pet Food content offers best practices and innovations in the form of articles, case studies, and more.


Pet Food

Carnivore Meat Co. Names New CEO

March 18, 2024
Industry veteran Heather Govea will lead the company effective May 1, 2024.
Capital Spending

AI-Powered Pet Foods Brand Plans for New Midwest Processing Plant

Feb. 29, 2024
A $2 million seed funding round will be put toward opening a second manufacturing facility, further product development and marketing of plant-based pet foods.
Pet Food

ButcherBox Expands Pet Foods, Treats Line onto Own Platform

Feb. 27, 2024
ButcherBox For Pets will allow customers to order pet food, treats and supplements for their dogs on its own standalone site, with expansion of the product line on tap for this...
Capital Spending

Freeze-Dried Pet Food Co-Man Petsource Completes $75 Million Expansion

Feb. 19, 2024
The company’s plant in Seward, Neb., has tripled its production capacity just a few years after its grand opening.
People on the Move

General Mills Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Dec. 6, 2023
With Sean Walker, group president, International, heading into retirement, General Mills is shifting responsibilities and announcing promotions.
Pet Food

Post Holdings Closes Acquisition of Perfection Pet Foods

Dec. 4, 2023
Deal announced in October is expected to bolster Post’s processing capacity in support of its fast-growing pet food portfolio.
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Pet Food

Pet Foods Processor My Perfect Pet Acquired by Antelope Pets

Dec. 1, 2023
Antelope adds My Perfect Pet to its growing roster of brands in the pet consumables marketplace.
Business Strategies

Smucker’s Closes Hostess Acquisition, Announces Leadership, Structural Changes

Nov. 8, 2023
The J.M. Smucker Co. announces a shuffling of business units and leadership changes to incorporate the new Hostess businesses and brands.

Post Holdings: President/CEO Vitale Will Take Unexpected Medical Leave of Absence

Nov. 6, 2023
Executive vice president and COO Jeff Zadoks will step in as interim CEO while Robert Vitale recovers from an undisclosed medical condition.
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Pet Food

BrightPet Announces Acquisition of Raw Advantage Processing

June 20, 2023
Deal to add West Coast co-manufacturer of freeze-dried and frozen raw pet food and treats gives BrightPet more capacity and geographic coverage.
"Internet, meet Eleanor. She's watching the rain. Expect a lot of photos of black dog silhouettes from now on!"
Pet Food

General Mills to Close Pet Treats Plant in Independence, Iowa

May 8, 2023
Blue Buffalo facility, acquired in July 2021, will shut down by the end of the year.
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Mergers & Acquisitions

J.M. Smucker, Post Holdings Complete Deal for Pet Food Brands, Processing Facilities

April 28, 2023
Post Holdings gains five pet food brands, the private-label business and manufacturing and distribution facilities in three municipalities.
Courtesy of Dr. Marty Pets
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Pet Food

Dr. Marty Pets Open Golden Pet Manufacturing Plant in Richfield, Wis.

April 7, 2023
Dr. Marty Pets expects facility to help boost its production to serve more global markets.