Set to join the brand at the end of the month, he will lead the business’ ‘joint growth agenda’
Barking Heads and Meowing Heads owner is the latest business in the fast-growing premium petcare sector to receive a private equity cash injection as Piper takes a minority stake.
A dozen meat-rich Freshpet SKUs are rolling out to 300 stores following a successful trial
The animals exhibited symptoms including ’sudden collapse, fitting, widespread twitching and general unsteadiness’
Shoppers aren’t just paying more for their own dinner in the wake of the Brexit vote
The investment in the brand’s Northern Ireland facility includes a new meat handling system
The new range is to be supported by a £3m spend across TV, digital and sampling activity
Premium dog food start up Cotswold Raw is chasing £250,000 from the crowd to expand its range, increase production and develop a cat recipe to double its customer base.
Food giant Mars has swooped to expand its pet care business with the $9.1bn acquisition of VCA.
Sales at pet food maker Butcher’s Pet Care have declined for the first time in ten years but profits continue to soar.
Increasing number of owners are treating their pets to festive dinners and gifts
Tesco scales up Freshpet chilled petfood trial Subscription
The chilled fixture can now be found in about 50 stores
Whiskas launches 'hearty' premium catfood Casseroles Subscription
The January launch will be backed by a £10m campaign
A new study by Realeyes/Lucid found M&S the most compelling ad from a grocery retailer
Zoflora launches odour remover for pet owners Subscription
‘Malodour technology’ has been tested against smells including excrement and ‘wet dog’
Average percentage savings on featured space promotions for petcare products were up four percentage points year on year
The group drove revenues last year thanks to its first foray into TV advertising for the Encore brand
The portfolio will appear on shelf this month with new packaging, improved recipes and extra flavours
Lake has spent more than 20 years working in grocery and pharmaceuticals for animals
Each sale of the cast iron feeder will see 50p going to the armed forces charity
The NPD of chicken flavoured bite-sized cubes has been launched with a promotional price of £1.50
His arrival follows that of new product director Emma Wrigley
The machine’s sensors are designed to analyse the same flavours as the tongue of a cat or dog
The super-premium cat soup segment is a “huge” emerging space, Mars Petcare says
Nama-stay! Petfood category report 2016 Subscription
Brits’ pets are as much a member of the family as any human. So how’s humanisation changing petcare?
Petcare is filled with products for cats and dogs, so why are retailers reluctant to stock more wild bird seed and feeders in their stores?
Purrfect! Pet food leaps on posh pouches Subscription
Who’s a good boy, then? Petcare is defying downturn and deflation
Petcare Category Report 2015 Subscription
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
Not as bright-eyed and bushy-tailed as last year, petcare sales have slipped 0.8% in value on volumes down 3.1%…
Spar has revamped its own-label cat and dog food with improved recipes and smaller packs…
Focus on Petcare Subscription
Talk about pampered pets! A year ago, our report on falling prices and own-label growth in petcare could have raised doubt…
Petfood sales increase sets tails wagging Subscription
The dogs had their dinner and the cats got their cream – as sales in the category returned to value and volume growth…
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.