Ghent, 21 December 2023 – 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
“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.
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