Natural / Organic Pet Food
Find the latest articles, studies and news on natural and organic canned, dry and fresh dog and cat foods that use human-grade, certified-organic ingredients. Topics include grain-free diets, functional (prescription), raw, freeze-dried and fresh pet food formulations from the editors of Petfood Industry magazine.
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Piper, a United Kingdom-based consumer brands investment firm, increased its presence in the natural foods market by investing £5 million (US$6.24 million) into Pet Food UK.
Packaged Facts analysts tracked US pet food sales and identified consumers’ demographic patterns, while forecasting rising trends for new natural pet foods.
Consumers want to know the societal impact of a pet food company, said Eric Pierce, director of business insights at New Hope Network, at Petfood Forum 2016.
Pet owners demand more specific pet food features and claims, certification of pet food ingredients and transparency from pet food companies.
RIBUS products can replace synthetic ingredients such as silicon dioxide in pet food.
Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) researchers found that pet owners and veterinary professionals disagreed on key pet food issues.
More than 80 percent of new pet food products launched globally carry some sort of health-related label claim, according to a new report from Innova.
Staying on the forefront of pet food trends meant needing to inform pet owners.
Dog and cat food sales in US pet stores are growing nearly 5 percent a year, driven by hot pet food trends like natural, grain-free and limited ingredients.
Though known for low-priced pet food, the US farm and feed channel saw US$3.5 billion in sales, with natural and grain-free pet foods gaining a foothold.
Novel ingredients, like yak milk, have grown in popularity as pet food ingredients.
Only Natural Pet will expand its retail presence in its home state of Colorado, USA with the official grand opening of its second flagship store on December 17 in Aspen.
According to industry experts, what goes into pet food and how that food is represented will be the top trends of 2017.
Three main challenges that have held organic pet food brands from fulfilling their potential.