United Petfood, a Belgium-based leading international producer of pet food, has announced the acquisition of two facilities belonging to Cargill in Poland (Krzepice) and Hungary (Karcag). The two sites specialise in the production of dry pet food for cats and dogs. Cargill retains ownership of its pet food brands and will continue to provide a portfolio of its branded products, according to United Petfood.
With the additional production plants, United Petfood now operates 21 pet food facilities situated in nine different European countries. The company says the acquisition is in line with its strategy to reinforce and grow the business.