Organisers plan for another successful show at PATS Telford

PATS is the UK’s pet industry exhibition and the only event where the entire trade comes together under one roof. Read more

An exciting year for the PetQuip Awards

To mark a decade of celebrating excellence, this year’s PetQuip Awards will be presented to winners at an Oscar-style evening after the first day of PATS Telford on Sunday, 25th September. Read more

Diary

Can you afford to miss out on the Leon Boots Co. offering?

As dog owners flock to the Leon Boots Co. stand at Crufts, enticed by the lightest wellington boot ever, garden centre owners must be asking themselves whether they can afford to miss out on stocking this exciting new range within their own pet and gift offering. Read more

PetQuip to host first-ever British Pavilion at Superzoo

PetQuip has reached an agreement with the organisers of Superzoo to host a pavilion for UK firms for the first time at the Las Vegas show, which takes place on 22-25 August 2022. Read more

Sustainability on the Menu for Johnston & Jeff

Leading bird feed manufacturer Johnston & Jeff is stripping more plastic from its packaging to help make its products among the most sustainable on the market. Read more

Johnston & Jeff's new sustainable Eco Boxes

Expert tips - caring for garden birds this winter

Henry Bell & Co launched its own range in 2019, Henry Bell Wild Bird Care, which features over 170 quality products catering for every type of garden bird, all designed with health and wellbeing of birds in mind. Sustainable packaging is a priority with all their Wild Bird Food packaging being 100% recyclable. Read more

Sniffe & Likkit snaps up Anna!

Fast-growing British dog grooming, gifts and treats firm Sniffe & Likkit has announced a partnership with renowned pet behaviour and nutrition expert, Anna Webb. Read more

WHM Pet lead the Sustainability march at PATS Telford

WHM Pet Group, reinforced their “eco” credentials by introducing an industry first “eco” packaging development at PATS Telford. ‘Peace, Love & Sustainability’ was the theme at the WHM Pet PATS stand, where the team celebrated Honeyfield’s wild bird care’s exciting new packaging design and the first truly biodegradable plastic technology. Read more

Honeyfield’s take eco credentials to the next level with new packaging

Wild Bird Care brand Honeyfield’s, part of WHM Pet Group, have reinforced their “eco” credentials by introducing an industry first “eco” packaging development. This includes a new packaging design and the first truly biodegradable plastic technology. Read more

Water your wildlife with Wildlife Worlds innovative Water is Life bath and drinker

Wildlife World's brand-new Water is Life Bath and Drinker offers a truly safe, inclusive, and environmentally friendly solution to providing water for your garden wildlife. The latest innovative design in our wildlife bath and drinker's range. Read more

Over 80 new products for Bermuda coming 2022

See our exciting new range of water gardening products at GLEE 2021. Bermuda have over 80 new products planned for launch in 2022 so visit us on stand 7D70-E71 for all the latest information. Read more

New Johnston & Jeff paper sack a ‘win-win for nature’!

Johnston & Jeff – the UK’s leading bird food manufacturer – is introducing paper sacks for one its most popular wild bird blends. Read more

Maddy Johnston with their new paper sack for Selected Wild Bird Food 12.75kg.

OASE ORGANIX – the sustainable choice driving consumer demand

Launched in late 2020, new ORGANIX from leading premium aquatic experts, OASE UK, has been leading the charge in bringing sustainable aquatic feeds to the fore. Read more

Valentine’s Day is for the birds

Valentines Day sees the start of National Nest Box Week as we are not the only creatures to get romantic as spring approaches.   The BTO offers an information pack and ideas. Read more

December was the biggest month of the year for GCA members

The latest figures from the GCA show 2014 was the best year for 4 years with December beating May as the biggest sales month of the year. Read more

British pet product exhibitors excited to launch innovative new products at lnterzoo 2022

The UK exhibitor group at this year’s PetQuip-organised British pavilion at lnterzoo is offering buyers from across the world a multitude of new product launches at this year's show. Read more

Petface launches the Petzone in Asda

LeisureGrow, the parent company of Petface, have announced a pet partnership to create Petzone in select Asda stores. Read more

Sniffe & Likkit takes aim at gifting market

Fast-growing British dog care brand taps into booming secondary market. Sniffe & Likkit, the fast-growing British dog grooming and treats firm, has created two new SKUs to maximise gifting opportunities for retailers across all categories. Read more

WHM Pet Group flies the flag for sustainability at PATS Sandown

Wild bird care specialist WHM Pet Group, whose brands include Marriage’s Feed and Honeyfield’s Wild Bird, will be flying the flag for sustainability at PATS Sandown next month. Read more

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UK pet industry gears up for PATS Sandown

UK pet companies are gearing up for 2022 with plans to unveil their new product launches at the industry’s leading Spring exhibition PATS Sandown on 27-28 March. Read more

Plant-based dog treats set to shake up market

Brighton-based start-up W’ZIS? is aiming to liven up what it calls the last remaining ‘dull’ FMCG category, Pet Food, with its meat-free treats. Read more

OASE win big at AQUA 2021

Market leaders in aquariums and fish keeping sundries, OASE has reason to celebrate as the brand has been awarded not one, but two exciting new product awards at the recent AQUA 2021 exhibition. Read more

OASE National Sales Manager Andy Bond receives one of two new product awards at Aqua 2021

100% responsible ‘Food Range’ released by Cotswold Granaries

Cotswold Granaries brand new home compostable packaging and 100% natural wild bird, hedgehog, duck and squirrel feed coming in January to the Wildlife World food range. Zero plastic, zero waste, zero consumer guilt! Read more

Bring colour to your garden with new Ceramic Flower Feeders and Drinker

Wildlife World proudly presents the newest edition to their popular range of novelty bird feeders, the colourful ceramic flower feeders, and drinkers. Let your garden bloom all year round with these fanciful flower feeders! Read more

Henry Bell launches new Wildlife Collection

Henry Bell announces its launch of the brand new: Henry Bell Wildlife Collection. With the increasing importance and interest in caring for the wildlife in our environments, at the heart of this latest collection from Henry Bell is the wellbeing of wildlife animals. Read more

OASE gets set for Aqua 2021

As the industry looks forward to the return of the aquatics and water gardening trade exhibition Aqua 2021, one of the industry’s biggest brands, OASE, has unveiled some of the latest innovations that will be making its exhibition stand a must-attend for retailers wanting to optimise their offering for the season ahead. Read more

WHM Pet Group spreads its wings during the pandemic

Wild Bird Care & Pet Food specialist WHM Pet Group, best known for their brands Marriage’s and Honeyfield’s, have added new capabilities to their UK manufacturing in the past 12 months, following strong sales results in 2020.
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Vote now to recognise Gardening’s best buyers

Believing that good buyers have not been given the recognition they deserve, Glee is asking you to nominate people or teams that might qualify as the country’s best buyers for awards being introduced at the show. Read more

GCA names best garden centres for plants and furniture

Sunshine Garden Centre and Van Hage are the best GCA outdoor living retailers.  Cowell’s and Bents are the best for plants. Read more

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Looking ahead - It's not all doom and gloom

2013 turned out to be another disappointing year in all three key sectors of the garden retail market – garden plants, garden care and garden leisure – with all three sectors showing a steady decline in the five years to 2013 covered by the Analysis. Read more

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