In November 2021, Petfood Industry editors, journalists and contributors published these blogs. These five blogs covered sustainability, supply chain issues and e-commerce.
Planting trees improves the sustainability of low-cost pet foods
November 3, 2021 – Tim Wall
Planting trees can benefit both environmental and economic sustainability, while boosting employee morale, with a much lower cost than installing solar panels.
Sustainable development: flagship trend for human and animal food
November 4, 2021 – Debbie Phillips-Donaldson
Innova Market Insights named the ‘shared planet’ as its top human food trend for 2022 and linked it to other trends that are also happening in pet foods.
How will supply chain issues affect pet food in 2022?
November 12, 2021 – Debbie Phillips-Donaldson
Disruptions in the pet food supply chain can exist for some time, with rising business costs being passed on to pet owners and potentially holding back future growth.
Obesity rate in pets and monitoring affected by the pandemic
November 18, 2021 – Debbie Phillips-Donaldson
Although COVID-19 has delayed or eliminated some official pet obesity investigations, less scientific investigations have shown that American dogs and cats continue to gain weight.
Online pet food expected to overtake in-store sales by 2025
November 23, 2021 – Debbie Phillips-Donaldson
Pet food e-commerce will account for 55% of total pet food sales in the United States by 2025, after jumping from 32% in 2020 to 37% by the end of 2021 , according to Packaged Facts.