Why people food companies are buying pet food companies

May 2, 2019
General Mills last year bought Blue Buffalo Pet Products for $8 billion.
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Does your dog really need "natural" food?

Feb 23, 2018
General Mills is set to pay $8 billion for pet food maker Blue Buffalo. That’s the company that markets, among other products, “farm-to-table canine cuisine.” Here’s what’s behind this deal — and why this market is so red hot. Click…

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