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Pet food functionality and safety

Functionality or Safety: Two Asian pet markets?

The continuing trend in Asia towards pet humanisation, where pets are adored and regarded as companions, friends and members of the family, is driving interest in foods that can help to prevent lifestyle illnesses and diseases.

South Korea Pet Food Market

New pet food regulations in South Korea

South Korea’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced last week plans to expand its pet food safety monitoring procedures to address the growing

Petfood NZ Factory

China Pet Foods acquires Petfood NZ

The Chinese company China Pet Foods (owner of multiple brands and factories, including Wanpy) has acquired 70% of New Zealand’s largest OEM canned food factory

Lily's Kitchen enter China market

Lily’s Kitchen ready for Chinese market

Lily’s Kitchen is now available to pet owners across China thanks to a major distribution agreement with specialist Penefit International. Already the UK’s fastest-growing pet

Solid Gold Pet acquired by H&H

H&H Group acquires Solid Gold Pet

Health & Happiness Group International Holdings (H&H Group) acquired St. Louis, Missouri, USA-based Solid Gold Health Products For Pets, or Solid Gold Pet, for US$163 million, reported Mergers and Acquisitions. This represents H&H Group’s first foray into the dog, cat and other pet food industry.

Plant based petfood

[South Korea] Plant-powered dog food

International plant-based dog food company partners with Dream Pet Foods to introduce vegan kibble. V-planet, a leading international vegan dog food company, announces that its 100%

Yantai China Pet Foods half year profit 186% increase

Yantai China Pet Foods (Wanpy) reports an operating income of 988 million yuan (US$145M) for the 1st semester, a year-on-year increase of 25.58%, with a net profit of 46.1162 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 186.31%.

China’s pet care market continues to expand rapidly. Since 2012, the growth in terms of volume, network size and products available in the country has been accelerating year after year.

But professionals from all over the world who have works with China know that entering this large and promising market is an adventure fraught with pitfalls.

If you want to be successful in chinese pet market, it is recommended to develop a good understanding of its characteristic and keep control over your brand image, no matter if you plan to rely on a general agent or work with multiples partners.

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