Pet food sales have been rising steadily, which has correspondingly led to an increase in differently packaged products. Photograph: snapwiresnaps.tumblr.com, pexels.com

Pet food sales have been rising steadily, which has correspondingly led to an increase in differently packaged products. Photograph: snapwiresnaps.tumblr.com, pexels.com

Packaging for Puss and Fido

Only the best

More and more pet food products are sold in plastic bags. Photograph: Steven Damron @ flickr.com.

More and more pet food products are sold in plastic bags. Photograph: Steven Damron @ flickr.com.

Plastic bags are rising in popularity

For many years there has been a tradition of packaging cat and dog food in metal cans. Photograph: Wet Food Pets © dima_pics / fotolia.com

For many years there has been a tradition of packaging cat and dog food in metal cans. Photograph: Wet Food Pets © dima_pics / fotolia.com

High-quality packaging with healthy content

Stone-age food? The trend in paleo products has now also impacted the pet food industry, and this is of course influencing the packaging. Photograph: Paleo Pet Goods

Stone-age food? The trend in paleo products has now also impacted the pet food industry, and this is of course influencing the packaging. Photograph: Paleo Pet Goods

Meeting demands

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TIGHTLY PACKED