Zoomark International continues to be a popular show for British suppliers of a wide range of pet products. The UK PetQuip Trade Association is proud to be organizing the British Pavilion at this exhibition for the ninth time in Bologna, Italy, May 15-17, 2023.
New product innovations will be displayed across most areas of the pet sector. Pet foods and treats take high priority in the list of exhibits with new veterinary formulated varieties, tinned, freeze dried and wet foods including a new wholesome turkey range for sensitive and fussy dogs, natural dog foods perfectly balanced with fruit and veg, insect protein dog treats and grain-free food for holistic vitality.
Innovative products include a new tear stain remover for removing dirt around the eyes and an ergonomically designed new ball catcher.
Included in other pet product sectors are the latest toys, micro-chipping devices, bedding, travel products, de-stress calming sprays and gentle ear wipes, shampoos, balms and other cat and dog hygiene products plus the latest aquarium products.
For the benefit of visiting buyers, PetQuip is also organizing and manning a British pet product industry information stand (Hall 26, Stand B35) and will be on hand to answer queries on importing UK products, cross border issues and specific product solutions offered by innovative UK suppliers. The expert PetQuip team is always happy to help you source British products across all categories. Other information on hand for buyers will be the latest PetQuip Buyers’ Guide and companies can pick up their entry forms for the 2023 PetQuip Awards.
Animology: Hall 26 Stand A17/B18
Animology showcases its leading range of bestselling pet care products including dog shampoos, deodorizers, fragrance sprays and grooming products plus three new additions to the range. Clean Ears is a mild, gentle and effective solution that alleviates irritation and promotes clean and healthy ears. Tear Stain Remover is a mild and effective cleansing solution that helps reduce the build up of dirt around the eyes to prevent facial staining. Both of these products come with a directional nozzle to ensure precise application. Spa Day dog shampoo is the third addition to the range and provides a luxurious, relaxing cleansing experience.
BuddyCare: Hall 26 Stand B21/C22
BuddyCare is a new, innovative UK-based manufacturer of pet grooming products. The company has an extensive range of dog and cat shampoos, colognes and deodorizing sprays plus paw balm, detangling spray, ear cleaner and tear stain remover. BuddyCare is pet grooming’s freshest brand--the firm believes that with a unique fun and friendly, professional yet accessible image, it’s set to take the pet industry by storm.
BuddyCare is looking for wholesalers, distributors and retailers across Europe and further afield to partner with it. All BuddyCare products are always salon quality, vegan and cruelty free.
Burns Pet Nutrition: Hall 26 Stand B20
Established in 1993, Burns Pet Nutrition paved the way for healthy pet food with simple, wholesome and hypoallergenic recipes developed by a vet. Burns was named Britain’s Favourite dog food in the Which? Magazine’s Consumer Poll 2022, and worked out as the cheapest to feed too.
The company will be showcasing its full range across dog and cat, including the award winning Burns Originals dry food ranges, which run across multiple varieties to suit every type of pet.
Burns also welcomes Wholesome Turkey to the wet dog food family. Perfect for sensitive and fussy dogs, Burns Wholesome Turkey is hypoallergenic, tasty and a complete food.
Canagan: Hall 26 Stand B09/C18
Supplier of the highly successful and award-winning ‘Canagan pet food’, the growing reputation of the Canagan brand can be attributed to high quality ingredients, robust customer retention, product performance and a determined loyalty to the independent pet trade.
The overwhelming success story of Canagan, along with the growing trend for high quality grain free dog and cat food, provides the perfect solution and the team looks forward to meeting buyers in Italy.
CSI URINE: Hall 26 Stand B31
First launched in 2015, CSI URINE Stain & Odour Removers are now distributed in more than 2,000 outlets in 14 European markets, including France, Netherlands, Belgium, Scandinavia and Switzerland. It is market leader in France, the Netherlands and Switzerland and is fast becoming #1 in Scandinavia.
The CSI URINE formulations were originally developed in the UK for the professional cleaning market with all manufacturing based in the UK.
The CSI URINE range includes stain and odor-removing products for dogs, cats and small animals as well as a range of cleaning products for litter trays, cages, floors and surfaces, carpets and fabrics.
Eden Holistic Pet Foods Ltd: Hall 26 Stand B23/B25
Eden Holistic Pet Foods is a UK company with a mission of providing the most transparent and nutritionally complete diet for pets and education for their owners. It has been developed by nutritionists with a holistic vision to align to your pet’s natural diet, the ancestral diet.
The firm will be showcasing its four core dog food ranges consisting of seven recipes available in small and medium size kibble to suit dogs of all sizes. Each recipe is bursting with up to 80% of the finest meats and fish, perfectly balanced with fruits, vegetables, herbs and botanicals, creating an incredibly palatable and flavoursome kibble that’s naturally complete and grain-free.
FishScience & ProRep: Hall 26 Stand C33
This company is showcasing its FishScience insect meal based Tropical and Pond fish food range; Aquatic Ornaments and Reptile ornaments for vivarium decorations. It is also exhibiting its innovative reptile specialist heating and lighting products; dry reptile foods and supplements and specialist reptile substrates.
Group55 Ltd: Hall 26 Stand A17/B18
Based in northwest England, Group55 is a contract manufacturer specializing in developing private label pet care products for brands internationally. It is also the parent company of market-leading pet care brand, Animology. With in-house development chemists, a world-class manufacturing and production facility and years of experience in producing pet care products, the company develops bespoke formulations for pet care brands that are high quality and industry compliant, always prioritising the safety and wellbeing of pets. It also offers warehousing, co-packing and fulfilment services for brands, offering the full 360° offering from new product development to fulfilment.
Henry Wag: Hall 26 Stand C30
Henry Wag accessories promote pet wellbeing by encouraging outdoor activity, allowing more exercise and a closer relationship between pets and humans. Its triple award-winning microfiber drying range of towels and cleaning products, maintains pet heath, cleans and dries wet dogs and protects car and home interiors. In-car products protect seats and boot areas after outdoor adventures. The firm is also offering dog travel products, coats, harnesses, collapsible water bowls and travel beds for all your and your dog’s travel needs. Products are packed in consistent branded packaging which allow consumers access to experience the product quality.
Hugo Kamishi: Hall 26 Stand C26
Hugo Kamishi supplies affordable, quality aquarium products. The range includes stylish polycarbonate Lifestyle Aquariums, Aquascaping wood, rocks and décor and many other products that will give its customers a great range at great prices. The Hugo Kamishi range also has an Amazon and eBay ban allowing stores to make good margins across the range. The company supports bricks-and-mortar stores.
J G Pears Commodities: Hall 26 Stand B39
This firm’s premium quality meals and rendered and purified fats are used as core ingredients by pet food and aquaculture feed manufacturers worldwide. Natural, sustainable and nutritious, the ingredients used help you improve the quality of your products whilst minimizing environmental impact. The company can tailor products to your specifications, and its quality management systems mean you can be confident of consistent quality every time.
James & Steel Ltd: Hall 26 Stand C40
On display will be Bam Catnip--UK-made catnip toys using the finest and purest North American catnip. It’s the cat’s whiskers.
Also on show is Mr Bug--the firm breeds mealworms on its Devon farm, using only a tiny amount of land and water. It’s veterinarian approved treats are not only delicious but sustainable, extremely nutritious and hypoallergenic too.
Sötnos is dog wear design inspired by Scandinavian outdoor lifestyle. Sötnos is a luxury dogwear brand, which specializes in creating fashionable clothing and accessories that are both practical and beautiful.
Kompact9: Hall 26 Stand C38
Kompact9 was born from a frustration shared by many dog owners. "Do we go on a long walk and lug the lengthy and cumbersome ball thrower with us? Or do we just go to the park and play fetch?" The company thought there must be a way you could do both. So, the team designed and built it.
At the same time, it also wanted to create something that was easy to use (and transport) for people of all ages and abilities.
Finally, it wanted to make it completely environmentally friendly, from the unit itself, to the hygienic drawstring bag, and the packaging it comes in. The company is pleased to say it has achieved all that.
Law Print & Packaging Management Ltd: Hall 30 Stand D24
Law Print is an established leading packaging supplier to the pet food industry, offering a wide range of products from flat bottom bags, quad seal bags, pouches and woven polypropylene bags, printed flexo or rotogravure up to 10 colours, to own label manufacturers and brand owners worldwide.
Its Ready2Recycle range of sustainable solutions includes PE/PE and PP/PP mono material packaging in all the same formats and features available for conventional packaging. Single Lip Zipper, Aplix and Pocket Zipper can be added to all its PE/PE bags. PE laminated bags and PP woven bags can also include minimum 30% recycled content.
Litter Kwitter: Hall 26 Stand B31
The LITTER KWITTER is a device to help people train their cats to use a human toilet. The product consists of a special white base plate (like an oversized toilet seat) plus three color-coded training discs. The white base plate fits on the porcelain rim of all standard toilets while the training discs fit inside the base plate to form the platform on which the cat learns to navigate the toilet.
The product works by gradually introducing the cat to the toilet through a simple three-step process. Online LITTER KWITTER training videos show people how it’s done.
McAdams Free Range Pet Foods: Hall 26 Stand C11
McAdams Free Range Pet Foods is the world’s only company producing handmade, artisan pet food using whole free range, ethically sourced meats from independent farms in the UK and the EU. The firm offers a unique range of dry, wet and freeze-dried foods for both dog and cat. Its Freeze-Dried Raw Preserve for Dogs has taken the market by storm, and the recently launched range of artisan semi-moist, baked dog treats is made using fresh organic turkey meat. McAdams is 100% free range and never uses meat meals of any kind. McAdams is unrivalled in quality and style and currently available worldwide.
Micro-ID/ GpcSmart Tag: Hall 26 Stand C32
Specialist RFID pet microchip provider Global ID, using its well-known brand Micro-ID, has launched a new GPC Smart collar tag that allows anyone with a smartphone to identify a pet’s identity and its owner. Launched officially at APCO 2022 in August, the new Smart Tag brings pet identification from its analog past into today’s digital age by allowing pet finders to quickly, easily and securely access animal information and reunite them with their owners when lost.
Mr Bug Insect Protein Farm: Hall 26 Stand C40
Mr Bug Dog Treats & Insect Farm uses only the finest quality insect protein in its dog treats because it breeds its own mealworms on its farm in sunny Devon.
The farm uses only a tiny amount of land and water which makes its treats super sustainable and kind to our planet.
The company’s veterinarian approved grain-free treats are not only delicious but are protein packed, full of healthy vitamins and minerals and are kind to sensitive tummies: great for your dog, great for the planet.
PATS & AQUA: Hall 26 Stand B29
PATS is the UK’s number one pet trade event, taking place at The Telford International Centre, UK from October 1-2, 2023. AQUA 2023 is the UK’s water gardening and aquatics trade event. This year AQUA will also encompass Water Alive, the UK’s consumer aquatics show, taking place from October 12-14, 2023.
Petlife Vetbed: Hall 26 Stand C36
Petlife International plans to exhibit its core brand, The Original Vetbed. Renowned for quality, Vetbed is often copied, but never quite matched. Over the years, The Original Vetbed has evolved into a range of products for dogs, cats and other small animals. These include Vetbed Gold with antimicrobial properties for beneficial effect against house dust-mites, Vetbed Non-Slip for use on shiny or slippery surfaces, and Vetbed British Wool Blend, a luxuriously thick product made from 50% recycled plastic bottles and 50% British wool. Look for its new sales ready pallet shipper at Zoomark.
Pets Choice: Hall 26 Stand A15/B16
Pets Choice is a market leading UK manufacturer, with its head office based in the Blackburn and subsidiaries in Cardiff, Wales and Bristol. With industry knowledge spanning over 135 years, it is an expert in providing pets and wild animals everything they need to stay happy and healthy at competitive prices.
The company’s brand portfolio spans far and wide, consisting of 29 brands including Webbox, Webbox Naturals, Tastybone, Bob Martin, Felight and Vetzyme. Its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and 140,000 square foot warehousing is at the heart of its ability to distribute its brands across multiple channels, including grocery, specialists, independents and 40 plus countries internationally.
Scruffs: Hall 25 Stand C80
Malmo pet beds are designed using a super-soft faux suede outer fabric, which is inspired by minimalistic Scandinavian design. Each bed boasts a one-piece construction for enhanced durability, whilst providing maximum comfort for pets to relax. The neutral, earthy tones and contemporary look add a sense of finesse to any living space, and the range is available in three unique styles to suit pets who like to curl up or sprawl out.
Also launching are Scruffs Reactive Glaze Pet Bowls. This collection incorporates four different artisan colours and styles in mesmerizing blues, gorgeous greys and sublime pinks. Made from heavy stoneware, each bowl is unique and has an artisan look and feel. Beautiful and practical, each is sized perfectly for small to large dogs or cats and all are dishwasher safe.
Simply2 Pet Products: Hall 26 Stand C24
ProFleece is Simply2 Pet Products’ own brand of vet bedding, which is manufactured in Yorkshire. ProFleece is a widely recognized and respected brand worldwide. The fibres are made from recycled plastic bottles which helps to reduce its environmental impact. ProFleece is ideal for all domestic pets, young or old, fit or infirm. Wherever they sleep, be it on a sofa, a hard surface, in crates or kennels or when out in the car, ProFleece is the ideal bedding.
Start Products: Hall 26 Stand A17/B18
Start Products is one of Europe’s leading white label suppliers of pet care products. With no minimum order quantities, formulations developed by award-winning chemists and industry-leading manufacturing facilities. All being housed in a modern 55,000 square foot facility, they make setting up a range of branded products easy. The firm’s exceptional range of pet care products including shampoos, deodorizing sprays and balms, are ready off-the-shelf to be labeled with customers' own unique branding so that brands can have their own product range ready to sell in as little as five days.
Symply: Hall 26 Stand A13/B14
The growing reputation of this company’s brands can be attributed to high-quality ingredients, robust customer retention, product performance and a determined loyalty to the independent pet trade.
Symply’s brands offer high margins, stunning and 100% recyclable packaging, staff training, free POS, a great range of products and exceptionally high customer retention rates.
The team looks forward to meeting you in Bologna.
Tribal Pet Foods: Hall 26 Stand B06/B08
Tribal believes in clean eating and minimally processed pet food. The company uses ethically sourced ingredients and lower cooking temperatures to create nutritious meals. The range includes cold pressed dog food made with fresh meat and fish, 80% meat, single source protein sausages and natural hand baked treats with superfood ingredients. Its super-premium design has maximum on-shelf appeal and reflects customers’ healthy eating trends and demand for high quality, natural pet food. As part of its commitment to do good, tribal Pet Food’s products are made with responsibly sourced meats, sustainably sourced fish, and all of the bags are recyclable and resealable.
Vitalin: Hall 26 Stand C39
Providing holistic vitality for all dog kind, Vitalin works with the seasons and the sunrise to grow the nutrient-dense ingredients that make its food so special. Every Vitalin recipe is underpinned by generations of farming and nutritional expertise, and is designed to give dogs a zest for life.
Inclusive–There is joint support in all adult recipes, as they’re only as old as they feel
You know your dog--grain free, with oats and barley, vegetarian, choices of protein, giving you the options;
From farm to tail–10% fresh meat, prebiotics, para-probiotics, herbs and botanicals, for holistic vitality every day.
We.pet: Hall 26 Stand A09/B10
We.pet is an independently owned company offering premium high quality brands to the trade. As the firm has grown over the past 36 months, so too has its product range.
Having successfully launched Frogg, its sustainably sourced natural rubber pet toys to the trade, the company has also launched the full King Catnip range made using organic North American catnip.
More recently launched is Green Elk and the full range of great and small toys and pet accessories. The team looks forward to meeting you at Zoomark.
Yora Pet Foods: Hall 26 Stand B05/C08
Yora offers a full range of dog and cat food, treats and chews utilizing a single novel and hypoallergenic animal protein source, the black soldier fly larvae (BSFL). In addition to a significantly lower environmental footprint over traditional meat proteins, perfect for the growing consumer trend towards sustainable products, BSFL have been shown to have unique nutritional and health benefits for dogs and cats. Manufactured in the UK and Spain with distribution from both the UK and the EU, Yora was the first brand in the world to launch an insect-only pet food in 2018.
The PetQuip team will be welcoming international buyers to its Pet Industry Information Stand at Zoomark and looks forward to providing market information, details of product innovations and taking international sales leads from buyers wishing to source the latest products from UK suppliers who are members of PetQuip.
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