The World of Premium Brand Dog Food Expands

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Premium dog food is experiencing a massive spike in popularity. Sales figures are through the proverbial roof. Over the past six years, premium dog food has risen from a product sold to a small nice to selections comprising over $10 billion in annual sales. Considering the total sales figures of the pet food industry is $24 billion, the massive growth of premium foods is such a short period of time is tremendously impressive. The Daily Herald has the full story on the incredible world of premium dog food. The article covers not only the impressive growth in sales, but also the interesting manufacturing process used to produce the selections for customers. Beneful, the premium brand made by Purina, has a number of top wet food choices for pet owners. Salmon and lamb are among the interesting main courses. An array of vegetables and grains are also added to the dinners to enhance the number of nutrients. Anyone who thinks these ingredients are pure marketing is mistaken. The ingredients are picked with an eye on crafting a solid diet for a dog. In the Daily Herald article, the reader learns that selecting particular ingredients is not all there is to producing gourmet dog food. The food is cooked with a very special process, and then some of the food actually goes through taste testing. Baked turkey is noted in the article as being tasted by a manager. This way, only the finest of cuts make their way into the actual packaged food that hits store shelves. And brands such as Purina Beneful are finding their way to store shelves. Items such as Beneful’s “Beef Stew” are catching the eyes of consumers. Beneful may even be giving other Purina Store offerings competition since Beneful provides something different for customers. As is the case with all Amazon consumers, dog food customers are always on the lookout for something new. The number of retail venues carrying premium brand dog food has increased exponentially in recent years. This definitely contributes to the spike in sales. Of course, the spike in sales is mostly due to customers being pleased with their purchase of premium dog food choices.

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Freshpet: The Future Of Dog Food

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In Bethlehem, Pennsylvania lies the Freshpet factory. This is where Richard Thompson, CEO of Freshpet, is making groundbreaking headway in the dog food business. Organic, local, and fresh foods are becoming more and more available to us humans since we’ve become more aware of their nutrients and benefits but what about our four legged best friends? Over the last few years dog food companies have been introducing grain free meat and protein packed vegetables to our dog’s food. It’s no longer a matter of just kibbles n’ bits. People want to know what goes into the kibble and what exactly are the bits? Freshpet was one of the upstart dog food companies to be ahead of the game. Soon after Freshpet started and showed the world that their dog and cat food is so appealing even you’ll want to eat it, other popular pet food brands followed suit. Nutro Harvest has the “farm to table” aspect going for their pet food line. They harvet blueberries and cranberries and freeze dry them immediately to lock in their flavor. Brands such as Purina let you customize your pet’s food on their website. That way your pet can get their food customized to match them specifically matching their nutrional needs. Beneful is another big brand making headway into the healthy dog food business. They even match Colgate-Palmolive’s efforts in creating a weight loss branch of dog and cat food. The creativity doesn’t stop there. Beneful has their hand in all sorts of healthy, organic pet food including but not limited to a type meant for athletic dogs and even one meant strictly for puppies. Freshpet is one of Beneful’s biggest rivals but it shouldn’t be too hard to catch up since they’re both following the same “eat like your owner” business plan. They both offer great fresh ingredients in their pet food lines. Only upside Beneful might have is the benefit of being around longer than the upstart that is Freshpet. This new trend in the pet food business is called “eat like your owner” and it’s likely not going to stop anytime soon. Business has been skyrocketing since pet food brands have taken this approach. Mars’ branch of Cesar Home Delights even has the slogan “he’ll have what you’re having!”. The lack of additives and artificial flavors and colors has been a huge hit not just among owners but pets as well.

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Beneful Foods For Dog Rescue Programs

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If I had the opportunity to do so, I would open up a dog rescue. The dogs that get left out in the cold is sad. People should be more responsible about their pets and have them fixed so that they are just not having puppies right and left. Beneful dog food would be my food of choice for the dog rescue because I know that all of the dogs would eat this food. People that love their dogs are always trying to find the best and healthiest foods no matter the cost. The Daily Herald has an article from November that tells all about the new innovations in dog food. Companies are testing real meat on purinastore.com in tubes for dog owners to purchase for their dogs. These foods are in the refrigeration in the markets and stores. These new premium dog foods are supposed to taste like human food and is suppose to be made of real meat and vegetables. Some of the dog foods that are being produced are made with things like kale and sweet potato. Others are adding blueberries to their mix.

Each time we give a premium dog food to our dog, we are spending more money. We are always giving our dogs treats from the table. Food that is being produced by Beneful companies is going to cost more than dog food in the past. Foods with the best of fruits, vegetables and meat products are going to be flying off the shelf. Veterinarians will most likely be calling for everyone to give natural foods to their dogs. It is supposed to be much healthier than any previous dog food. Beneful dog food is one of the foods that is holding on to past flavors because their food was already healthy and tasty.

Beneful gives the consumer several choices. You can choose from soft food or dry food. The larger dogs tend to eat more of the dry and chewy food in the bag. They love to crunch and chew so this is more satisfying for them. Smaller dogs flock to the soft foods. You chose for your dog and I am sure your dog will love it if its Beneful.

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My Dog Gets Excited About Beneful Premium Dog Foods

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Finding the right kinds of food for your dog is an important thing to focus on when you visit the amazon or the pet store. You want to be sure that you are getting something for your dog that has the right stuff in the ingredients. That is why I make it a point to purchase Beneful Dry Dog Food Original when I want my dog to eat dry foods. I usually keep him on dry food as a staple. When I want to get some wet food for him, I buy Beneful Chopped Blends because they have the best looking food I’ve seen. Chopped Blends is made with pieces of chicken, salmon or beef. There are also vegetables and rice in the Chopped Blends that make the food look delicious.
A New Age For Premium Dog Foods
Premium dog food manufacturers have been using high quality, grain free ingredients for years. They have recently done an interview with the Daily Herald that showcases some of the reason to buy the best foods for your dogs. In the article, a manufacturing chief eats some of the food to test the taste. He remarks about it tasting like a turkey dinner. The reason premium dog food companies are so much better than the other brands is because they make every effort to find real ingredients that are high quality to put into their dog food blends. I choose Beneful because I love my dog, and I want him to lead a healthy lifestyle. We are always on the go. We often take jogs in the morning. He is always excited to get to his bowl of Beneful Dry Dog Food. I know Beneful has so many option with their foods, so if he gets overweight, then I will start buying Beneful Dry Dog Food Healthy Weight. My dog’s happiness is my responsibility. The article that I got this information from was from the Daily Herald. It can be viewed by going to this site, and I highly recommend it for anyone who is concerned about what goes into making their dog’s food.

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Successful Reign of Stephen Murray in CCMP Capital

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Steve Murray contributions in the success of CCMP Capital are evidenced. Sir Stephen was the former Chief Executive Officer and the President of CCMP Capital, which offers financial services to their clients ranging from Europe to America. Murray was born on August 1962. He, however, died on 12th March 2015. His death left his customers and his family members in demise. His achievements in the industry are notable as he led to the expansion of selling points to Europe. Murray Steve is also a well-known investor who invested mostly in the health care industry.

CCMP Capital is a financial institution that is headquartered in New York City at Park Avenue Location. Murray was working for this firm before he died. CCMP Capital primarily concentrates on the equity growth and the buyout of shares transactions. CCMP Capital got founded by Steve Murray, which emerged as a total spin out of JP Morgan Company, which offered growth equity services. CCMP Capital is a limited partnership form of business registered with the United States Registrar of Private Companies.

This private institution offers products ranging from privately held equity funds, enhancing the growth of capital to an open state, and the buyout of shares in the stock market. CCMP Capital is estimated to have an estimated amount of more than twelve billion dollars under assets management. This firm formerly referred registered as JP Morgan Partners. The institution got ranked among the top seventeen Private Companies by the Registrar of Private Companies.

CCMP Capital is known as the best private Company dealing with equity funds. This single institution on patch.com has more than fifty skilled employees who work to make sure that the customers’ top-notch demands and needs are attended to in an efficient manner. CCMP Capital has distributed working shops in the United States, China, London, and Japan. Executive Brenneman also served as the Chairperson of this firm in 2008.

This company was formerly known as chemical ventures partners; that is back in 2004. By then, the company offered capital investments under Chemical Bank. The company changed the trademark name to Chase Capital Partners after chemical bank underwent mergers and acquisition to form the Chase Bank. Chase Capital Partners faced acquisition in 2000, and J.P. Morgan And Company changed the name to JP Morgan Partners.

In 2007, CCMP Capital conducted a fundraising program that managed to raise an estimate of 3.4 billion dollars. The original target was three and a half billion dollars. CCMP Capital made a sellout of Medpace organization to Cinven. The sale was all about the Pharmaceutical Research that was on a contract basis. The deal closed at nine hundred million dollars. CCMP Capital encountered significant achievements under the reign of executive Murray.

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Nicki Minaj Speaks Out in Angola

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Protest takes many forms. Some people protest human rights by demonstrating in the public square. Others choose to protest by singing. Such was the way that famed singer Nicki Minaj choose to make her voice heard at a recent concert in the African nation of Angola. The famous singer sang to packed audience in Luanda, the capital of Angola. However, while her decision to sing here might have been seen as form of protest in some quarters, in other places others were less pleased by her decision by those frustrated with human rights violations that are common today in this nation.

As certain human rights groups point out, Angola has been governed by a man who is described in certain quarters as a tyrant who has run the nation into the ground, brought misery to those living there and done little to improve the lives of ordinary Angolans who often face all kinds of problems in this region as a result of government mismanagement. Angolan president Jose Dos Santos has been the leader of Angola for over three decades. During this time, the nation has been involved in multiple wars that have often done little to make life a better place here.

Human rights critics such as Thor Halvorssen have been understandably critical of the behavior of such dictators. Halvorssen is highly respected human rights activist who has spent much of the last decade fighting against such corruption around the world. His work has included many protests as well as articles in many major newspapers that aim to bring attention to places where human rights are often violated by people in power. As head of the Human Rights Foundation, Halvorssen has repeatedly spoken out about the effects that cruel dictators such as Jose Dos Santos have on the lives of the people they are supposed to be helping.

Thor Halvorssen learned the ways of diplomacy early on in life when watching his diplomat dad suffer as a result of poor government in Latin America. Since that time, he vowed to do all that he could to help prod government officials around the world to be more responsive to the needs of their own people. His editorials on this important subject have appeared in prestigious papers all over the globe. He has also produced or helped produce various films that aim to call attention to human rights abuses for a larger audience.

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Skout Exxpanding Their Social Circle

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Skout is the global network for meeting new people online instantly. The app needs to be downloaded and once installed, you can set the search parameters of the type of people you would be interested. By using their Facebook, or Google plus account or they can simply use an email that can be verified and must complete their basic profile information including whether they are interested in men or women. You can meet and chat people online who might be just around the corner or around the world.

Skout matches you with people you want to chat or meet with men and women with the tap of a button. With Skout you can make new friends anytime and anywhere. With an average user age of 25, the free app is more youth friendly than sites like eHarmony and Match.com.

Skout’s main screen simply shows a grid view of people who are online at that time. When a user clicks on it, he or she will then be able to view the person’s basic profile and some of his or her posts. From here, it’s possible to “wink” at them, start a chat, add them to a “favorites” list, send them a virtual gift, be alerted when they next come online, block them or report them. It’s also possible to leave comments or likes on their last few posts directly from their profile.

However, the majority of the activities on Skout costs points to perform. Points can be spent by seeing who checked or viewed your profile, to sending gifts to others and much more.

While Skout is not a travel app, ye their travel feature has proven to be enormously popular with young adults who want to experience the world and connect with new friends. You can sign up for Skout or you can also download and find the app on either Google play or in the Apple store.

Skout announced in 2013 a premium paid travel feature that allows users to meet people in another city while traveling. Another feature available on Skout is “Shake to Chat.” which connects users to others who are simultaneously shaking their phones at the same time. The user profiles are anonymous for 40 seconds after the Shake to Chat conversation begins.

Skout launched in 2014 an ephemeral messaging app called Fuse and is for people on the go. Like Snapchat, you can set a “fuse” so that the messages and photos you’ve posted automatically disappear forever in 3, 5, or 10 minutes from the time they are first opened. So it does create pressure for people to engage right away or risk of never getting a chance to speak. There’s also a Ghost mode, so people can respond or post anonymously.

Fuse users have no profile photos but are identified by their cell numbers and their initials. Fuse allows users to set up groups of friends who can share photos and messages with each other. There is no limit on the number of groups that can be created. Visit Fuse to learn more and download.

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Yeonmi Park: Turning a Negative into a Positive

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This article that has been posted on Reason.com talks a little more about Yeonmi Park and how she has managed to turn a negative upbringing into a positive outcome. She has inspired many people after telling them the horror story of her time in North Korea as well as her time being trafficked. She has experienced horrors that could turn even the happiest heart cold. However, when she got to experience a new way of life, that was when things changed. She has shown that it is possible to overcome anything that is survived. She has just recently released her book entitled “In Order to Live”. This is where the most accurate story of her life can be read. In many cases of an extremely horrific upbringing, people could go one of two ways. They can go in the negative direction in which they carry on the poison to the next generation or to people around them. This is especially common for people that do not know of any other lifestyle. When people get used to things being a certain way, they expect it to continue in that way. The idea of an alternate lifestyle seems extremely alien to them. Fortunately, for Yeonmi Park, she has developed a sense of compassion that wants others to experience the type of freedom that she herself has experienced. When she first experienced it, it seemed rather overwhelming for her at first. However, as she learned more about what freedom truly is and got adjusted to it, she has come to appreciate it and has started pursuing some kind of career that will allow her to fight for the freedoms of others. Yeonmi Park is an example of someone who has turned a negative into a positive. Instead of going bitter and being a whiner, she has overcome a lot of what she has gone through. A lot of that was due to the support that she got from her family. With her mother supporting her, that made a world of difference. People often need some kind of support when they face trials or else they don’t come out so well.

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Why Doe Deere Has Continued To Flourish In The Cosmetic Field

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Fashion is a very integral part in the development of women and men across the world. This has led to the development of many companies across the world offering services geared towards improving makeup application for women. As such, many women have received much help from visiting these centers to receive advanced beautification process. Doe Deere is one of the leading and recognized fashion personalities in United States of America. She has developed one of the most successful and recognized makeup company across the world. Lime Crime has been termed as getting faster popularity due to the emergence of the new technological advancement. According to an article posted on Buslte, Doe Deere has outlined rules that should guide users of her products to ensure maximum results are realized. These are rules that have led the company to develop at a faster rate compared to other companies globally. When doing professional makeup, avoid wearing a bold eye with a bold lip. This will ensure a splendid outlook with reduced color clashing in the process of makeup application. This ensures that the makeup remains uniform and appears fit for any occasion.

Many magazines in United States of America tend to publish fashion rules to be followed, Doe Deere believes that it is not a crime to break some of the rules. As such, she has come up with some rules that complement her fashion style. With her Boasting hair in macron shades and holding, she has been referred to as a unicorn queen. She has openly encouraged people to try her new rules and see the outcome of the fashion style. Don’t wear a bold eye with a bold lip is one sure way of bringing out the beauty in you. She likes putting on Blue Milk eyeliner with a Red Velvet lip which makes her happy all round. The second rule is don’t mix too many colors is another rule Doe Deere breaks to depict another aspect of sustaining beauty. Her trick is pulling together many shades of colors to bring about color coordination. She goes on explaining that her favorite color combination is pink and green, peach and periwinkle, hot pink and lavender.

Doe Deere was born in Russia and later moved to New York, United States of America where she developed the Lime Crime Cosmetics Company. The company was established in 2008 and has attracted a lot of following from the younger and teenage generation in the recent years. Due to the success of the industry, she has continued supporting and advising small businesswomen talking to them on how to develop successful businesses by supporting whatever initiative they have in life.

Her day is usually busy due to the various daily activities that are geared towards boosting her brands in the market. This is through holding meetings with the top management team of the company and later joins the lab to assist in the development of new products. Doe Deere has invested a lot in the social media campaigns which have attracted many people towards investing in her brands leading to increased customer base.

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The New York City Real Estate Marketing Boom

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The New York real estate market is continually in flux. With so many people living in such a small space, individuals from all around the world tend to come and go. With all of this movement, there is similar movement in the real estate market. Now, there are different levels of real estate market. There are some brokers who work more primarily with traditional apartments and condos. However, for individuals who are looking for the best of the best and they are in search of finding the very best and most luxury for their money, they need to turn to Town Residential. Here, the professional brokers are able to work with buyers and luxury renters in order to help them find exactly the kind of space they are in need of.

Town Residential specializes in luxury real estate. If it is in the city of New York apartments for rent, the brokers are able to work with individuals to make their dreams come true. It doesn’t matter the size someone is in need of or where they want their condo to be located. They are able to find exactly what they need anywhere in New York with the agents from Town Residential. Now, understanding a bit more about the NYC market is a must, as this is a market changing by the month and on a continual rebound since the housing collapse several years earlier.

Different regions in the city and around Manhattan have bloomed in value in recent years. For anyone looking to please office space, the Manhattan vacancy rate is right around 8.9 percent, while the asking rent went up $71.02 per square foot. The price per square foot went up really across the board. For retail leasing properties on Lower Fifth Avenue, located between 42nd and 49th street, which is one of the hottest shopping areas in the entire city, the asking price for rent went up 14.3 percent. This equates to $1,244 per square foot for retail properties.

In terms of multifamily properties, when looking at the entire city of New York, $1.7 billion was sold in the month of September alone. This marks a 97 percent increase in total dollar value from the previous month. All of this points to an especially valuable market that is going to continue to increase in value for the foreseeable future to points close to that before the housing market collapse.

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