According to the FEDIAF report “Facts & Figures 2021”, Germans owned 16,700,00 pet cats and 10,300,000 dogs which made Germany home to the second highest pet cat population in Europe and third highest pet dog population. Lots of companys help to serve pet owners with food, supply products and services. The following nine companys based in Germany are named in Petfood Industry’s Top Company’s Current Data.
- Bewital Petfood GmbH & Co. KG
The company is a super premium pet food producer offering wet and dry cat and dog food under its main brand Belcando and Leonardo. The revenue in 2021 was $US75,000,000.
The enterprise is a private-label producer owning pet food producers like Vitakraft, Pets Choice and Villeneuve Pet Food. The company could record a revenue of $US750,000,000 in 2021.
- DTC Deutsche Tiernahrung Cremer
The company yearly produces 2.4 million animal feed for pets and livestock in 12 factories. The approxiamte sales volume is €530 million.
The company develops and produces premium cat and dog treats and snacks as well as cat litter. Last year, Gimborn could record a revenue of $US52,100,000 of which 86% was gained in Germany. Though, the enterprise exports to Italy, Russia and the Netherlands and aims to focus on Eastern Europe and China.
- Heristo AG
This company is the owner of Saturn Petcare Group, including Saturn Petcare and Animoda Petfood. By offering more than 1,000 products, the company reached a revenue of $US700,000,000 last year.
Interquell is manufacturer of Germany’s second-favourite dog food brand Happy Dog and Happy Cats. The company also produces grains for human consumption. Last year’s revenue accounted for $US70,000,000.
- PetCom Tierernahrung GmbH & Co. KG
The company, founded in 2006, is a private-label dry pet food manufacturer focussing on the use of sustainable ingredients.
- Rondo Food
Rondo Food produces and distributes private-label treats for dogs and cats. The annual revenue 2021 amounted for $US186,360,000.
- Vitakraft Pet Care GmbH & Co.
Vitakraft was acquired by Deurer in 2013. The company is a manufacturer and developer of more than branded food snacks and other pet care products for several pet species. Vitakraft could record a revenue of $US190,750,000 in 2021.