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March, 2017

  • 27 March

    Fold Hill Foods invests in apprenticeships

    Fold Hill

    Experienced staff at the family-run pet food manufacturer Fold Hill Foods Ltd have been enhancing their skills. Employees based at Old Leake, near Boston in Lincolnshire, recently completed a 12-month bespoke training programme focused on Business Improvement Techniques (BIT). The Level 2 Apprenticeships, delivered by leading independent training provider, Skills ...

  • 27 March

    Forthglade expands with Lagarde technology

    Forthglade has joined forces with Lagarde to create a processing system that would handle particulates delicately. Having chosen to invest further in the manufacturing site, Forthglade now operate 4 x 6 basket 1400mm Lagarde retorts as their processing technology of choice. The reasoning behind the decision relates back to the ...

  • 22 March

    New pet products scoop up awards

    Pats Sandown 2017

    A team of expert pet retail judges have chosen the winners of the PATS Sandown 2017 New Product Awards. Over 200 new products were entered for consideration. The judging took place on March 21 2017. Decisions took into account a number of guideline criteria such as product innovation, design, quality, packaging and value ...

  • 21 March

    Forthglade launches cold pressed dog food

    Forthglade, Cold Pressed

    Forthglade has unveiled its first ever dry dog food, as well as a selection of grain free functional dog treats. The new Cold Pressed dry food for dogs provides a complete nutritionally balanced meal for dogs aged from two-plus months. The recipes are 100 percent natural. The food is gently pressed for just a few ...

  • 20 March

    Owner of PetSafe® Brand aquires Solvit™ Products

    PetSafe, pets

    Owner of PetSafe® Brand and SportDOG® Brand, Radio Systems Corporation (RSC), has announced its acquisition of Solvit™ Products. Solvit™ specialises in highly functional, easy-to-use pet products for travel, active life, therapeutic and senior care. It will join the pet products within the company’s PetSafe® Brand portfolio. Based in Arlington, TX, ...

  • 13 March

    New trade website for Pooch & Mutt

    Pooch Mutt

    Pooch & Mutt has launched a new website service that allows independent trade customers to shop online. The service update allows direct order purchases at trade prices, with an express 48 hour delivery service. New features of the site include the ability to ‘tag’ both new and existing stockists as ...

  • 9 March

    Butcher’s Pet Care celebrates 30th anniversary

    Butchers, Dog Food, Crufts

    2017 marks Butcher’s 30th anniversary. The company is exhibiting at the annual Crufts dogs show to showcase its original grain free recipe, Butcher’s Tripe Mix, alongside its new grain free range, The Butcher’s Choice. Since 1987, Butcher’s has used its heritage in farming and as butchers to specialise in making ...

  • 6 March

    Animology launches colour enhancing dog shampoo

    Animology, dog shampoo

    Animology has added to its multi-award winning product range. The brand has announced the launch of a unique colour enhancing dog shampoo – True Colours. True Colours is a specially formulated shampoo that enhances the full spectrum of colours within a dog’s coat. Specialist shampoos for white or black dogs ...

  • 3 March

    PetQuip takes record number of British exhibitors to Zoomark 2017


    A record number of pet product suppliers will exhibit in the PetQuip trade association’s group at Zoomark 2017. The group comprises 23 companies in the British pavilion (Hall 22) and five companies exhibiting independently in other halls of the show.   Since PetQuip first organised the British pavilion at the ...

  • 1 March

    Monkfield Nutrition and Arcadia join forces

    Monkfield, Arcadia, Reptiles

    Monkfield Nutrition Ltd. is delighted to announce that it has acquired the reptile and bird elements of the Arcadia Products Plc business known as ‘Arcadia Reptile’.