The market is following many of the same paths as the pet food market as a whole, according to market research firm Packaged Facts.
Ron Simon & Associates officials say that this is the first lawsuit stemming from salmonella-contaminated pig ears imported to the United States from Brazil, Argentina and Colombia.
University of Guelph researchers have found that most cats continue to put on weight as they age, and their average weight is on the rise.
Several trends are poised to grow the pet food category well into the next decade—and help keep independent retailers solvent.
The retailer recently launched its Petco Pet Wellness Council, an independent coalition of veterinary science and animal care experts.
Fourth-quarter results for Natural Balance were down 8 percent, but the company remains optimistic about its ability to continue to “win” in pet.
Blue Buffalo delivers double-digit growth nearly a year after General Mills acquisition.
The new additions aim to provide healthy, nutritious alternatives for pets that may have allergies or other health issues.
The company acquired three natural pet food companies last year.