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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 ...

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Retail sales rise despite Brexit

Retail sales increased by 3.7 percent in comparison to February 2016. The quantity bought also increased by 1.4 percent in February in comparrison to January 2017. Online sales have also increased year-on-year by 20.7 percent and it now accounts for approximately 15.3 percent of all retail spending. Commenting on the ...

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SARVAL announces £8m expansion

SARVAL has announced a major upgrade project to its animal by-product (ABP) processing facility in Nottingham. The £8m investment will see a purpose-built centre constructed to house dedicated processing equipment for specialist poultry products. The new lines will utilise the latest technology to process up to 3,000 tonnes of poultry ...

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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 ...

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PIF announces insurance extension

The Pet Industry Federation (PIF) has announced that it will be extending its member benefit business insurance, to now accommodate kennel and cattery members. For the last three years, the Pet Industry Federation has partnered with Jelf, to provide peace of mind around issues and core risks faced by groomers, sitters, ...

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Cat survives boiling water attack

A beloved family cat had boiling water poured over her head and back in a suspected attack. Seven-year-old Tuppence almost died following the incident, but has pulled through following intensive treatment from vet and nursing staff at PDSA’s Bournemouth Pet Hospital. The white-and-black cat was rushed to the charity’s hospital ...

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Vitalin donates supplies to Scunthorpe Cat Rescue

Vitalin has teamed up with a North Lincolnshire cat rescue centre, to provide it with much needed supplies of Vitalin Super Premium cat food. Scunthorpe Cat Rescue is overwhelmed with rescue cats that arrived for a variety of reasons, from abandonment to a change in family circumstances or sadly sometimes ...

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US pet food company partners with Tesco

US chilled pet food brand Freshpet is working in partnership with Tesco. Freshpet’s range of fresh, natural, less-processed pet food will be available in 300 Tesco stores nationwide, merchandised in unique Freshpet branded chiller cabinets for the pet aisle . Freshpet Co-Founder and Europe’s MD, Cathal Walsh explains: “Freshpet started ten ...

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Forthglade investor backs Pet Food UK

Piper is investing £5m into Pet Food UK, the company behind the Barking Heads, Meowing Heads and AATU brands. Barking Heads for dogs and Meowing Heads for cats are predominantly dry premium natural pet food ranges formulated with the highest quality ingredients sourced from the UK. Today, the Pet Food UK brands are sold ...

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UK launch for AniForte

German pet brand AniForte is launching in the UK. The brand will cater for the rising numbers of pet owners seeking natural diets for their pets in the UK. AniForte is launching its online shop today with a range including both foods and supplements for dogs, cats and horses. The UK market ...

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