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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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Firm invests millions in UK natural dog, cat food company

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 22:00
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.
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US natural pet food market sales top US$8.2 billion

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 00:00
Packaged Facts analysts tracked US pet food sales and identified consumers’ demographic patterns, while forecasting rising trends for new natural pet foods.
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Consumers’ ethical demands impacting pet food marketing

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 22:00
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.
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Pet parents look beyond natural with pet food purchases

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 08:00
Pet owners demand more specific pet food features and claims, certification of pet food ingredients and transparency from pet food companies.
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Rice-based pet food ingredients earn non-GMO label

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 22:00
RIBUS products can replace synthetic ingredients such as silicon dioxide in pet food.
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Infographic: Owners, vets differ on organic, raw pet food

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 22:00
Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) researchers found that pet owners and veterinary professionals disagreed on key pet food issues.
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New pet food products focus on health, human food trends

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 08:00
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.
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Education and innovation built Frenchie’s dog food sales

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 03:00
Staying on the forefront of pet food trends meant needing to inform pet owners.
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How pet specialty stores drive US pet food market growth

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 07:00
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.
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Opportunities for pet food in US farm and feed channel

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 07:00
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.
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Yak milk cheese dog treats made by Himalayan villagers

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 22:00
Novel ingredients, like yak milk, have grown in popularity as pet food ingredients.
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Paleo-diet pet food brand opens second retail store

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 22:00
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.
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Top pet food trends on consumers’ minds in 2017

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 07:24
According to industry experts, what goes into pet food and how that food is represented will be the top trends of 2017.
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Infographic: 3 challenges for organic cat, dog food producers

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 22:00
Three main challenges that have held organic pet food brands from fulfilling their potential.
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