ST. LOUIS — Whitebridge Pet Manufacturers, LLC introduced March 1 it has acquired its fifth pet meals and deal with business firm, Grizzly Pet Merchandise. The corporate manufactures dietary supplements for canines, cats and horses that includes Wild Alaskan fish oils as major elements, with headquarters and operations in Washington and Denmark.
Monetary phrases of the transaction weren’t disclosed.
Grizzly Pet Merchandise was based in 2002 by Harald Fisker and sells its canine and cat complement merchandise within the pet specialty retail channels in North America and throughout Europe. All Grizzly dietary supplements have earned the Nationwide Animal Dietary supplements Council (NASC) High quality Seal.
“The Grizzly enterprise originated from the invention that parts of wild-caught Alaskan salmon — which comprise a really wealthy supply of omega-3 fatty acids — destined for human consumption have been routinely thrown away,” Fisker stated. “We have been one of many first corporations to acknowledge that wild-caught fish contained greater ranges of important fatty acids than farmed fish and offered higher vitamin for pets. In partnership with human-grade processing vegetation in Alaska, we have been in a position to extract this wholesome nutrient and develop merchandise for canines and cats, thereby utilizing all the fish.”
Whitebridge Pet Manufacturers was based in January 2015 by the merger of Cloud Star, a pet deal with producer, and Petropics, the producer of Tiki Pets canine and cat meals and deal with merchandise. The corporate went on to amass Dogswell, a practical jerky and pet food model, in 2017, adopted by Cardinal Pet Care, the producer of Pet Botanics and Loopy Canine coaching treats, in 2020. Olivier Amice serves as chief govt officer of Whitebridge Pet Manufacturers, which is backed by Frontenac, a non-public fairness agency based mostly in Chicago.
“At Whitebridge, we need to assist folks deliver well being and happiness to pets by higher vitamin, which we consider is pure and minimally processed meals, enhances, treats and dietary supplements, formulated to the particular wants of canines and cats,” Amice stated. “We’re very excited the Grizzly model will likely be becoming a member of the Whitebridge portfolio. Our Higher Collectively philosophy to our folks, our companions and to our portfolio led us to Grizzly, permitting Whitebridge to enter the rising pet dietary supplements class. The mixed energy of the 2 organizations will profit our prospects and our complete enterprise.”
Whitebridge Pet Manufacturers famous there will likely be minimal disruption for patrons and customers as the 2 corporations are built-in.
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