PARIS, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Canin is pleased to announce that terms have been agreed for the acquisition by Royal Canin from Del Monte Foods Company of all of its rights to the IVD(R) and Medi-Cal(R) brands, as well as its rights to the Techni-Cal(R) brand in the United States and Canada. Closing of the acquisition is subject to regulatory approval. Founded by a veterinarian, Royal Canin's business is completely dedicated to pet nutrition and has been successfully developed on the basis of a number of fundamental beliefs: -- the pet comes first, dogs and cats are the starting point for any innovation -- any innovation must be scientifically proven -- commitment to developing products of the highest quality -- total dedication to continued advancement of knowledge in pet nutrition Research has always been central to Royal Canin's development and is conducted at its state of the art research campus in Aimargues, France. A further announcement will be made when this acquisition closes.
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