TOPEKA, KS, May 2 /PRNewswire/ — Hill’s Pet Nutrition, a subsidiary of Colgate-Palmolive, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the manufacturing facility of Nutriamo Srl – a manufacturer of canned pet food in Italy. The acquisition is part of Hill’s growth plans and represents Hill’s first packaged food plant in Europe.
“This acquisition is an important step in our global supply chain strategy to meet the growing demand from pet owners for science-based nutrition,” said John Hazlin, President and CEO of Hill’s Pet Nutrition Manufacturing Canned Goods, and the volume will rapidly grow over time because we are able to Manufacture more of our products in the facility. “
About Pet Nutrition Hill’s Pet Nutrition Hill’s Pet Nutrition was founded over 80 years ago with an unwavering commitment to science-based pet nutrition and a mission to enrich and prolong the special relationships between people and their pets. Hill’s is dedicated to pioneering research on dogs and cats based on a scientific understanding of their specific needs. As the leading brand of vet-recommended pet food, knowledge is our number one ingredient. More than 220 veterinarians, doctoral nutritionists, and food scientists work to develop breakthrough innovations in pet health. Hill’s Nutritional Therapeutic Diet Prescription and Our Everyday Foods Hill’s Scientific Diet, Hill’s Health Benefits and Hill’s Bioactive Formula are sold in veterinary clinics and pet supply stores worldwide. For more information on our products and food philosophy, visit HillsPet.com or HillsVet.com.
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