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Cat soups: Whiskas and Sheba add 'UK firsts'

22 Jul 2016 | By Beth Gault

The super-premium cat soup segment is a “huge” emerging space, Mars Petcare says

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Alexander Sandover made e-commerce director at Lily’s Kitchen Subscription

16 Jun 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The former Twinings man plans “to educate and inspire pet owners”


Dreamies launches limited edition Snacky Mouse toy

08 Jun 2016 | By Beth Gault

The limited edition toy comes with a 60g bag of cheese-flavoured treats

Pets Corner

Pets Corner becomes UK’s second largest pet chain with £6m PamPurredPets deal Subscription

04 Apr 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Pets Corner has grown its store estate by 51 outlets to become the UK’s second largest pet chain after buying competitor PamPurredPets for £6m.

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Ian Kellett takes over as chief executive at Pets at Home Group

23 Mar 2016 | By Andrew Don

Pets at Home Group has appointed a new chief executive following the resignation of Nick Wood

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Nestlé launches Purina Beyond dry dogfood sub-brand duo

22 Mar 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The premium range will be available in 2kg and 10k packs

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Lily’s Kitchen launches Dinner’s On Us petfood charity drive Subscription

15 Feb 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Brand pledges to give away 650,000 meals for cats and dogs

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Aldi to sell first MSC-certified own-label catfood in the UK Subscription

08 Feb 2016 | By Simon Gwynn

The 100g packs will be available in two variants and have a 21p rsp…

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Pooch & Mutt secures bank funding to chase more growth Subscription

03 Feb 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Premium petcare brand Pooch & Mutt has secured a five-figure bank funding package to keep up soaring demand for its natural, health-focused dog food, treats and supplements.


Mars Petcare gives Dreamies cat treat range a bright new look

25 Jan 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Revamped packs feature a fresh logo and an updated cat character…

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Soup for cats launched under Purina Gourmet brand Subscription

21 Jan 2016 | By Helen Gilbert

Single-serve pouches are designed to complement an animal’s existing diet

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MPM petfood sale set to spark flurry of private equity interest Subscription

15 Jan 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Premium petfood manufacturer MPM Products is expected to spark a dogfight among a handful of private-equity firms

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Whiskas Dry cat food range gets revamp with new formulation

18 Dec 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

The update will be supported with a £10m spend across the year


Felix takes catfood top spot as Whiskas sales tumble Subscription

22 Oct 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Treats and premium single-serve lines have helped Felix take the top spot in the catfood market

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Lily's Kitchen extends pet food line-up Subscription

17 Aug 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Rolling out later this month, the trays will be available from Waitrose, Ocado, Tesco and independent retailers

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Lily's Kitchen secures cash boost from US firm Catterton Subscription

08 Aug 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Fast-growing petfood business Lily’s Kitchen has been boosted by a cash injection from US private-equity firm Catterton…


Lily's Kitchen to sponsor dogcast Subscription

28 Jul 2015 | By Vince Bamford

The pet food brand announced a tie-up with the Houndsounds podcast for dog owners

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Lily's Kitchen to phase out exclusive Tesco petfood range Subscription

17 Jul 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Lily’s Kitchen is axing the petfood range it -produces exclusively for Tesco…

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Dog's delight at Lily's Kitchen picnic for hungry pups Subscription

19 Jun 2015

A proper British picnic isn’t complete without (a) a cheeky dog trying to snaffle a sausage roll…

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Mars Petcare revamps Whiskas with new look, lines and recipe

19 Jun 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Mars Petcare is hoping to revive sales of Whiskas with a new look and ‘best ever’ recipe.

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Lily's Kitchen offers dogs 'superfoods' snack bars

19 May 2015 | By Lisa Riley

Lily’s Kitchen has added a trio of ‘superfoods’ snack bars to its dog food range.

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Partner in Pet Food in €315m private equity buyout Subscription

07 Apr 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

European private equity firm Pamplona Capital Management has acquired Hungary’s Partner in Pet Food for €315m (£230m).

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Free-from pet food Laughing Dog gets first major supermarket listing

31 Mar 2015 | By Lisa Riley

From next month, two of the brand’s Wonderfully Wheat Free recipes – chicken and lamb - will be rolled into 200 Sainsbury’s stores

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Today's Group launches own-label petfood range Select For Pets

26 Mar 2015 | By Beth Brooks

Today’s Group has launched an own-label petfood range – Today’s Select For Pets…

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Purrfect! Pet food leaps on posh pouches Subscription

18 Dec 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Who’s a good boy, then? Petcare is defying downturn and deflation

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Petcare Category Report 2015 Subscription

22 Oct 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

No matter how tough times get, Brits don’t cut corners when it comes to their pets. That means natural as well as premium


Petcare: treats fail to halt slide in sales Subscription

19 Dec 2014 | By Emma Sturgess

Not as bright-eyed and bushy-tailed as last year, petcare sales have slipped 0.8% in value on volumes down 3.1%…

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Spar relaunches 'improved' cat and dog food in smaller packs

01 Dec 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Spar has revamped its own-label cat and dog food with improved recipes and smaller packs…

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Focus on Petcare Subscription

23 Oct 2014 | By Emma Sturgess

Talk about pampered pets! A year ago, our report on falling prices and own-label growth in petcare could have raised doubt…

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Petfood sales increase sets tails wagging Subscription

20 Dec 2013 | By Liz Hamson

The dogs had their dinner and the cats got their cream – as sales in the category returned to value and volume growth…

Focus on Petcare

Focus on Petcare

11 Nov 2013 | By Alison Coleman, Rob Brown

It’s claws out in petcare and own label has gained the upper paw. Retailer offerings have outgrown all but one of the top 10 bestsellers, leaping 6.5% in value - or £24.9m.

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Nestle Purina PetCare Company

13 Aug 2013 | By MarketLine

This SWOT analysis company profile is the essential source for top level data and information…

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Nestle Purina PetCare Company Subscription

13 Jun 2013 | By MarketLine

Nestle Purina PetCare Company (Nestle Purina or ‘the company’), a subsidiary of Nestle, is engaged in the manufacturing of pet food products…

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