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.


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.
Courtesy of Antelope Pets
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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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Alternative Protein

Tyson Foods Makes Significant Investment in Insect Ingredients Company Protix

Oct. 18, 2023
Tyson acquired a minority stake in the Netherlands-based company, and the two will enter into a joint venture to construct a facility in the U.S. for pet, livestock and aquaculture...
Courtesy of Hill's Pet Nutrition
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Pet Food

Hill’s Pet Nutrition Opens New Wet Pet Food Plant in Tonganoxie, Kansas

Oct. 16, 2023
New, smart manufacturing facility will produce more than 170 varieties of wet pet food over 365,000 square feet.
"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.
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Capital Spending

General Mills Breaks Ground on Blue Buffalo Indiana Plant Expansion

March 28, 2023
Richmond, Ind., facility celebrated its grand opening four years ago, and this expansion will increase its footprint by more than 40 percent by the end of 2024.