Over the past five years, one of the most significant trends in animal and pet care has been the increased consumption of high-quality, healthy, and organice dog and other pet foods. While these products can often cost more than double the cost of the more affordable options, consumers are continuing to purchase these products at a record pace. It has been estimated that nearly $25 billion is spent each year on pet care and food products. Organic and healthy pet foods are continuing to take a stronger share of this market. In 2014, it was estimated that nearly 45% of all purchases came from the more expensive product, which is more than double what it was just a few years ago. The increase in the sales is coming from a number of different places. There have been several new companies enter the marketplace, including Freshpet and Blue Buffalo Co, which specialize in high quality pet food products. This includes Colgate-Palmolive, which has specialty products designed to help an animal lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. Another company that has continued to introduce new products in Beneful. Beneful, which is owned by Purina and has been selling pet food for over 100 years, has traditional offered more affordable pet products. While they still sell cheaper alternatives, the company does now boast a more robust product line, which includes organic and nutritious dry and wet dog food. These products are specially designed for dogs of all sizes, ages, and breeds. Beneful also has introduced a line of snacks and ancillary products that will also help to maintain a healthy lifestyle for a dog. Many of the snacks sold and toys sold today are designed to help improve a dog’s dental health and encourage better breath. References http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20151122/business/151129983/
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In the last decade dog food content and customer expectations have changed. More and more consumers are wanting fresher more healthy options for their pets. The days of fillers like grains is coming to a halt as more companies have fresh and healthy options to offer man’s best friend. Companies such as Freshpet Inc. and Purina Beneful are rolling out their lines of fresh refrigerated dog food that they feel are just as good as the food that we humans consume. The food is kept refrigerated until a specified date to ensure the best possible flavor. Other major companies such as Colgate-Palmolive, Blue Buffalo, and Beneful are offering a variety of high quality dog food to consumers as well. The competition is fierce to win customer loyalty.
Beneful is a major brand with a high commitment to the quality and purity of their dog food line. They offer several healthy dog food selections to fit just about any dog’s needs. They high protein and low grain options are not only fresh but dogs can’t get enough. Customers and their beloved pets are satisfied with Beneful and their wonderful selection of food options.
Beneful is a well known brand that has established it’s place in the high quality dog food market. Though there are many competitors, Beneful has made their mark and have achieved customer loyalty through dedication to healthy and happy dogs and their owners. Beneful on beneful.com continues to evolve and deliver what owners expect from such a well know and respected brand of dog food.
One of the world best selling markets is definitely the pet markets and recently the growth in the high end dog food has exploded into the big time. Okay, so it was already somewhat in the big time but, is not becoming noticed by societies elite. It is reasonable too so it is bought by all kinds of people no matter what income level and who doesn’t prefer the great food that is coming to cold sections everywhere. Dog food, is becoming a staple and especially healthy dog food. The dog will be excited right along side of the human that is owned by him. After all who would not be thrilled by dog food that is cheap to buy and healthy, a great situation if you ask me. Feeding dogs healthy food is much preferred to giving them junk. Beneful is a great company when it comes to offering high quality dog food and they have been able to have it on the market for years not just a short amount of time. The wonder is in why it took other companies such a long time to catch up to the high quality that Beneful is made of. It would be great if there is a way to make high quality dog food such as this more important. Beneful is one company that is working very hard to get that message out. Most people that have dogs, love their dogs and would love to feed their dogs healthy, high quality food. One of the best parts is that it is not even that much more expensive than other foods and since it is people quality it is well regulated and often has an expiration date. There is a great article in the Daily Herald about the way things are beginning to get better in terms of the high quality dog food now available in a multi million dollar industry. Read more about it here as high quality dog food takes over.
CCMP Capital is a New York based private equity investment firm, which focuses on leverages buyout and growth capital transaction. Originally founded as Chemical Ventures Partners in 1984, it served as the private equity and venture capital arm of Chemical bank. Chemical bank had its headquarters in New York City since 1824 to 1996. Chemical Ventures Partners later changed its name to Chase Capital Partners in 1996 following the acquisition of Chase Manhattan Bank.
In 2000, Chase Capital Partners acquired J.P. Morgan & Co. and J.P. Morgan Chase. The group changed its name yet again to JP Morgan Partners. During this period, the platform was developed by its integration of the private equity organizations of Manufactures Hanover, Robert Fleming & Co, Chase Manhattan, Hambrecht & Quist and The Beacon Group. In 2004, JP Morgan Chase completed its acquisition of Bank One.
In March 2005, JP Morgan Partners announced the spin out from JP Morgan Chase and the new firm adopted the CCMP acronym in reference to predecessor entities (Chemical and Chase and JP Morgan Partners). CCMP Capital has invested approximately $12 billion in leveraged buyout and growth capital transactions. It was ranked number 17 among world’s largest private equity funds in 2007. Currently, it has over 50 employees with offices in New York, London, Tokyo and Hong Kong.
CCMP Capital continues to invest in different sectors of the economy particularly the retail sector, healthcare, industrial and energy sectors. The company’s management team has been instrumental in formulating investment strategies that have led to the company’s superior global reputation as an investment partner.
Stephen P. Murray
Behind CCMP capital’s success is an exceptional leadership of a private equity investor and philanthropist, Stephen P. Murray. The Boston College graduate earned his master’s degree in business administration from Columbia Business School. In 2005, Stephen P. Murray became head of buyout business at JP Morgan Partners and co-founded CCMP Capital in August 2006.
He was the president of CCMP Capital. In 2007, he was named the chief executive officer of CCMP. He also served on the board of major companies such as Aramark, Generac Power Systems, Warner Chilcott, The Vitamin Shop, AMC Entertainment, Cabela’s, Legacy Hospital Partners and Pinnacle foods. Following his philanthropic nature, Stephen P. Murray supported Make-A-wish foundation of Metro New York, the Food Bank of lower Fairfield country, Boston College, Stamford Museum and Columbia Business School.
CCMP has earned trust of many world’s most established and successful partners in the private equity asset class. These investors include sovereign wealth funds, funds of funds, public and corporate pension funds, endowments and foundations and high net worth investors.
Current Management Team
CCMP’s team includes Greg Brenneman, who is the chairman, president and CEO of the company. Timothy Walsh serves as the managing director and chief operating officer of CCMP Capital. Others leaders include Christopher Behrens, Doug Cahill, Kevin O’Brien, Joseph Scharffenberger, Jonathan Lynch, Thomas Walker and Richard Zannino.