April 26, 2017 6:12 AM ET

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Company Overview of Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

Company Overview

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company manufactures and distributes nutrition, health, and food products for cats and dogs worldwide. It offers dry dog food, wet dog food, dog treats, dog snacks, dog litter, dog training pads, wet cat food, dry cat food, cat treats, and cat litter. The company was formerly known as Ralston Purina Company and changed its name to Nestlé Purina PetCare Company in December 2001, as a result of its acquisition by Nestlé S.A. The company was founded in 1894 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri. As of December 12, 2001, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company operates as a subsidiary of Nestlé Holdings, Inc.

Checkerboard Square

St. Louis, MO 63164

United States

Founded in 1894

Phone:

314-982-1000

Fax:

314-982-2134

Key Executives for Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Treasurer
Age: 72
President - Golden Products Division and executive officer
Age: 64
Vice President and General Counsel
Age: 74
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Key Developments

Nestle Purina PetCare and Blue Buffalo Co. Settle Lawsuits

Rival pet food makers Nestle Purina PetCare and Blue Buffalo Co. have settled lawsuits filed against each other, both claiming false advertising. Blue Buffalo said its lawsuit will continue against third-party suppliers of ingredients. No financial terms were disclosed in the settlement announced on November 3, 2016 in U.S. District Court in St. Louis. Blue Buffalo said its lawsuit will continue against third-party suppliers of ingredients.

TerraVia and Nestle Purina Sign Joint Development Agreement for Companion Animal Food

TerraVia Inc. and Nestlé Purina PetCare Company announced the entering into a joint development agreement targeting the companion animal market. This agreement, which spans multiple years, will leverage certain commercially available algae-based advanced nutrition ingredients that TerraVia has developed as well as additional innovative ingredients and product concepts in TerraVia's development pipeline. TerraVia will partner with Nestle Purina to help develop the next generation of nutritious, sustainable pet foods that are better for the planet and the pets.

TerraVia, Inc. and Nestlé Purina PetCare Announces Joint Development Agreement

TerraVia, Inc. and Nestlé Purina PetCare announced entering into a joint development agreement targeting the companion animal market. The agreement, which spans multiple years, will leverage certain commercially available algae-based advanced nutrition ingredients that TerraVia has developed as well as additional innovative ingredients and product concepts in TerraVia’s development pipeline.

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