Dog and cat food manufacturer United Petfood announces takeover of Dutch company De Haan Petfood. De Haan Petfood, located in Nieuwkoop, the Netherlands, specialises in the production of wet dog and cat food in the form of high-quality meat chunks in gravy.
With over six decades of experience in the production of canned wet food for worldwide export, the company brings significant expertise to the United Petfood family. “The takeover of De Haan Petfood opens up new avenues in terms of wet food and enables us to keep up with growing demand”, United Petfood states. “We are pleased to be joining the UP family and we are convinced this will allow us to consolidate our business success. On a commercial level we can pool our resources while existing UP clients get access to an experienced manufacturer of canned wet food. We will also be able to share our know-how and experience on an operational level. Following the takeover Eddy Nijhof will remain in place as the site’s Managing Director, guaranteeing service and continuity for existing business relations”, according to De Haan Petfood.
United Petfood is a leading international producer of dry and wet pet food, biscuits and snacks for cats and dogs, both for private label customers and brand owners. For more than 25 years, the Belgian family business has been providing its customers with top-notch service. In addition to plants in Belgium, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Romania and Turkey, the group also boasts five production facilities in France, three in Poland, three in the UK and five in the Netherlands. The company is active in over 95 countries worldwide and currently realises an annual turnover in excess of €1.2 billion.
Established in 1960, De Haan Petfood is a leading Dutch wet food producer. De Haan Petfood specialises in the production of canned wet food for cats and dogs and has a production facility in Nieuwkoop, the Netherlands. The company exports its products across the globe.