Vet started dog food business with £72 and sack of brown rice and is now worth £24m

This post may contain both affiliate links & images John Burns is probably one of the richest people in Wales you've never heard of. This is how he went from working as a vet in Carmarthenshire to the helm of a multi-million-pound business John Burns, who founded Burns Pet Nutrition, with Gregory II (Image: Adrian White) The Burns Pet Nutrition logo is probably something you've seen but never really registered whether you have a pet or not. Yet that simple geometric pattern belongs to a brand which has created one of the richest people in Wales you have probably never heard of. That person is 71-year-old John Burns, a man who has created a £24m dog food business from just £72 and a sack of b