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Jul 23, 2024

A Mediterranean Influence: REÁL MESA Believes Pets Deserve Delicious Food

REÁL MESA was created when world-renowned chef José Andrés and his closest friends, and fellow pet lovers, gathered around a dinner table to discuss their shared passion for bringing families together through quality food. Soon, they developed a pet brand that would bring a menu of Mediterranean-inspired food to pets’ plates. Pet Age recently spoke with […]

Jul 19, 2024

Holistic Pet Food Retailer Hollywood Feed to Open New Location in Conway, Arkansas

Hollywood Feed recently announced it will be opening a new location in Conway, Arkansas, further bolstering the healthy and holistic pet food and supply retailer’s position as an industry leader. With more than 170 locations across 19 states, Hollywood Feed provides an assortment of American-made pet foods, regionally sourced treats, and other pet products that […]

Jul 2, 2024

FDA: Viva Raw Issues Voluntary Recall of Dog, Cat Food Due to Listeria Monocytogenes Health Risk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently reported that Viva Raw LLC, Hillsborough, NC is voluntarily recalling dog and cat foods, including the Viva Turkey for Dogs Ground, Viva Turkey for Dogs Chunked, Viva Turkey for Cats, Viva Pure Turkey and Viva Beef & Turkey for Puppies all manufactured under Lot 21244 because […]

Jun 27, 2024

The Pets Table Available at Chewy, Offering Air-Dried Dog Food, Treats to Wider Audience

The Pets Table, premium pet food brand brought to you by HelloFresh, has announced its launch at Chewy, a trusted destination for pet parents and partners everywhere, marking the first time the direct-to-consumer brand is available via an omni-channel external retailer. This allows for pet parents to access The Pets Table’s high quality, wholesome and […]

Jun 12, 2024

Belgium-Based Petfood Company Enters US, Acquires Production Plant from Wellness Pet

United Petfood, international pet food manufacturer, announced today it has purchased a production facility in Mishawaka, Indiana from Wellness Pet Company which will transition production to another Wellness Pet owned facility. This purchase represents a landmark moment for United Petfood as it marks the company’s first manufacturing plant in the United States. United Petfood has […]

Jun 10, 2024

A&W Canada Introduces the Pup Patty, a Burger Treat You Can Order for Your Dog

A&W Canada, Home of the Burger Family, has introduced a delicious treat with a special purpose, dedicated to the cuddliest members of our families: dogs! From June 10th to June 23rd, dog parents can visit their nearby A&W drive-thru and treat their furry companions to a Pup Patty. A&W is cooking up these Pup Patties […]

Jun 7, 2024

Kirk Jensen Appointed as Chief Operating Officer of The Honest Kitchen

The Honest Kitchen, a leading human-grade pet food company, recently announced that CPG industry veteran, Kirk Jensen, has joined the company as its chief operating officer, effective immediately. Jensen joins The Honest Kitchen with an accomplished track record of driving sustainable growth and operational excellence in leadership positions at iconic consumer companies including Sovos Brands, [&h[...]

Jun 5, 2024

AAFCO Committee Votes Not to Establish Voluntary ‘Controlled Copper’ Claim for Dog Food

The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) Pet Food Committee recently voted not to establish a voluntary “Controlled Copper” claim for dog food. Research and discussion for a potential claim had been ongoing since February 2021 after an article was published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA) concerning the current AAFCO nutritional guide[...]

Jun 4, 2024

Pet Industry Innovation Firm BSM Partners Introduces Jordan Tyler as Director of BSM Media

BSM Partners, the largest full-service pet care research, consulting and strategy-to-shelf product innovation firm, announced that Jordan Tyler has been named director of BSM Media, a new multimedia experience and content platform bringing exclusive industry insights and analysis to the people who need them most. A full breadth of functionality for this new platform will be […]

May 30, 2024

PetSmart Charities, Meals on Wheels Celebrate 13 Millionth Milestone for Serving Pet Meals

Nearly 100 percent of Meals on Wheels clients with pets say animals make them happier and less lonely. But looking after these four-legged friends isn’t always easy for seniors facing mobility and financial constraints. In fact, over 1 in 5 clients with pets actually forgo meals themselves to feed their companion animals and about 30 percent are forced to skimp on […]

May 30, 2024

Pet Valu Expands Performatrin Brand into Freezer Section with Launch of Performatrin Culinary

Pet Valu, Canada’s leading specialty retailer of pet food and pet-related supplies, recently launched Performatrin Culinary, a line of minimally processed, high quality, easy-to-serve, frozen nutrition for dogs. Made with fresh, human grade ingredients with added vitamins and minerals, Performatrin Culinary’s initial offering consists of a selection of eight raw and seven gently cooke[...]

May 28, 2024

Fresh Pet Food Maker Pet Wants Names Jessica Riedy New Vice President of Operations

Pet Wants, a leader in the fresh pet food industry, recently announced the appointment of Jessica Riedy as its new vice president of operations. Riedy’s extensive experience in team management, process implementation and franchise operations, combined with her personal commitment to pet well-being, positions her to significantly contribute to Pet Wants’ mission of delivering fresh, [&helli[...]