The Dog Food Industry Analytical Essay by Top Papers

The Dog Food Industry
An examination of the origin and development of the dog food industry.
# 132401 | 1,250 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Business (Industries) , Business (Marketing)


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This paper examines the dog food industry. The paper explains that this industry began in 1860 when James Spratt, an English inventor devised and prepared the first "dog cake" consisting of blended wheat meals, vegetables, beetroot and meat. (PFI, 2006). The first commercial dog food was prepared by Walker, Harrison and Garthwaite. The company claims to have baked the first dog biscuits. However, Spratt is recognized as the person behind the idea. The paper also notes that Spratt was the first pet food entrepreneur after registering Spratt's Patent, Limited, as a public company in 1885.

From the Paper:

"I. History The dog food industry began in 1860 when James Spratt, an English inventor devised and prepared the first "dog cake" consisting of blended wheat meals, vegetables, beetroot and meat (The Pet Food Institute, 2006). The first commercial dog food was prepared by Walker, Harrison and Garthwaite. The company claims to have baked the first dog biscuits. However, Spratt is recognized as the person behind the idea. He was also the first pet food entrepreneur after registering Spratt's Patent, as a public company in 1885. The industry grew slowly and until 1907 was monopolized by Spratt. However, that year the F. H. Bennett Biscuits Co. was started. The ..."

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