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Friday 20 May 2022

Pet Food

PE, VC activity at record level in 2021 – EY 20th May 2022 /

PE, VC activity at record level in 2021 – EY

Total investment and divestment activity across all investment stages increased to $4.3b in 2021, up from $2.5b in 2020, according to EY’s New Zealand Private Capital Monitor.


Ebos positive on pet food prospects 5th May 2022 /

Ebos positive on pet food prospects

Healthcare and pet food company Ebos Group says a growing pet population and the premiumisation of products will help support its pet food business.


Black Hawk, Vitapet revenue jumps to help Ebos to record revenue 16th February 2022 /

Black Hawk, Vitapet revenue jumps to help Ebos to record revenue

Strong sales of its premium pet food brands has boosted revenue at Ebos Group’s animal care division.


Alfa Pet owner eyes $2m Christchurch expansion to meet premium demand 4th November 2021 /

Alfa Pet owner eyes $2m Christchurch expansion to meet premium demand

The company says it can’t keep up with booming demand for its treats and plans to launch into the larger format pet food market.


Ebos preps Black Hawk rollout at new A$80m pet food factory 20th October 2021 /

Ebos preps Black Hawk rollout at new A$80m pet food factory

Healthcare and animal care company Ebos Group says its new A$80m pet food factory will soon start manufacturing its Black Hawk products.


$1.5bn Ziwi Peak sale in top three 2021 M&A deals 14th October 2021 /

$1.5bn Ziwi Peak sale in top three 2021 M&A deals

Law firm Simpson Grierson’s latest M&A report puts a value of US$1.057bn on FountainVest Partners’ purchase of NZ pet food company Ziwi Peak – the third largest New Zealand deal this year.


NZ Natural Pet Food Co’s export bet 27th September 2021

NZ Natural Pet Food Co’s export bet

The Coromandel startup hit the market with a dual launch in Singapore and NZ four years ago, but it’s the US where it’s now going for growth.


Fond Foods name change 26th August 2021

Fond Foods name change

Kiwi petfood company Fond Foods is changing its name to Superior Pet Food Co from 1 September.


Chinese demand drives expansion for Alfa Pet 26th May 2021 /

Chinese demand drives expansion for Alfa Pet

The premium pet food exporter is preparing to develop a second plant and piquing interest from overseas investors.


KKR acquires Natural Pet Food Group 4th May 2021 /

KKR acquires Natural Pet Food Group

The deal sees Pioneer Capital exit and the food company fuelled to grow globally.


Purina debuts “world first” allergen-reducing cat food 31st March 2021

Purina debuts “world first” allergen-reducing cat food

Purina Pro Plan has launched a new allergen-reducing cat food into the New Zealand market.


Royal Canin partners with Healthy Pets NZ 1st March 2021 /

Royal Canin partners with Healthy Pets NZ

Pet food manufacturer Royal Canin has partnered with Healthy Pets NZ as its first Human-Animal Bond Partner.


Possum meat popularity drives company expansion 20th October 2020

Possum meat popularity drives company expansion

A Kiwi pet food company’s foray into possum meat has seen the business expand.