Nestlй Purina PetCare

Nestle Purina PetCare worldwide 
The Nestlé company started to develop the pet food business in 1985, with buying Carnation company and FRISKIES brand. Then it strengthenedits positions in Europe by buying the companies Spillers Pet Foods in 1998 and Ralston-Purina in 2001.
The result of the merging of Ralston Purina and Friskies Pet Care in December 2001 was creating of Nestlé Purina PetCare – the company with over than 100 years of experience in taking care of pets.
The head office of Nestlé Purina, Global Strategic Business Unit, which is coordinating the business of company branches in different countries, is located in St. Louis, Missouri.
In the USA and Europe the specialists of Nestlé Purina PetCare are developing new conceptions in the field of pets nutrition. They create the high quality foods, necessary for healthy life of cats and dogs.
Leading positions of the company in the foods production and pets care are provided by our brands PURINA VETERINARY DIETS, PRO PLAN, PURINA ONE, FRISKIES, DARLING, BENEFUL, DOG CHOW, CAT CHOW etc.

Nestlé Purina PetCare in Russia
Nestlé Purina PetCare started her business in Russia in 1997, and since it has extended the product line in all segments of the pet nutrition market.
Nestlé Purina PetCare offers a wide range of innovative products, corresponding to the needs of pets and meeting their owners’ requirements. Today the company occupies the significant positions in Russian pet foods market, 15,3% in monetary terms. (q. by ACNielsen October-November 2012).
The Nestlé Purina PetCare factory in township Vorsino, Kaluga region, was opened in 2007, and it’s manufacturing dry and wet petfoods with a trademarks FRISKIES, DARLING, CAT CHOW, DOG CHOW, FELIX, GOURMET. In 2011 the new distribution center was opened at the factory. Also it was announced about 1,3 b. of investiments into the new factory section building, which is supposed to manufacture dry and wet petfoods.
With launching this section the factory will start manufacturing all the assortment of Nestlé Purina PetCare, presented at the Russian and CIS markets.
The factory uses in manufacturing mostly local materials and wrappings, which meet the strict Nestlé standards. The priorities of Nestlé are safety of the employers at all levels and the environmental care.
The Nestlé Purina PetCare activity is not only referred to the manufacturing tasks and innovations. The factory is actively involved in social life of Kaluga region. The factory helps the Kindergarden N1 “A Fairy Tale” in Vorsino township, and also in running a few social projects, like gifting an ambulance car to the hospital of Borovsk rayon.