In the past, dogs were fed scraps.
Today, the pet-food market is big business
with a food to suit every budget and taste. We look at the latest trends in dog food and why we spend so much money feeding our pets.
The pet food industry: Playing a part in sustainability and reducing carbon emissions
The pet food industry is very mindful of the role it plays in the responsible use of resources, including minimising wherever possible the environmental impact of pet food production. Pets are part of the family and bring numerous benefits to society. Pets instil responsibility,
encourage social awareness, and contribute to wellbeing. As an industry, we have a responsibility to balance the needs of the population (pets and people) with protecting the environment for future generations.
The pet food industry: Preparing for Brexit since the referendum
With previous experience from a number of trade associations, including some time in Brussels, Michael Bellingham, chief executive
of the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association, is perfectly placed to lead the industry through these challenging times. Here he discusses
the impact and implications of the UK’s exit from the EU.