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Poultry vaccine maker Hester Bio enters pet care, no fresh investment seen

Is now looking to add dermatology, nutrition, grooming, anti-infective and specialty products in this segment

animals, tigers, coronavirus vaccine, covid-19
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Vinay Umarji Ahmedabad
India's second largest poultry vaccine maker Hester Biosciences Limited is now set to foray into the pet care industry by April 2022.

The Ahmedabad-based company, which is into animal health and animal vaccine, is now looking to add dermatology, nutrition, grooming, anti-infective and specialty products in the pet care segment.

According to Rajiv Gandhi, chief executive officer and managing director of Hester Biosciences, while the foray may not entail any fresh investments, the company is looking at marketing spend ahead of and during the launch.

Currently, the pet care market in India is valued at an estimated Rs 700 crore. While globally pet

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First Published: Mar 22 2022 | 5:08 PM IST

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