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The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA), Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6NH


All about Pet Food

The PFMA is the leading trade body for the UK pet food industry and our 95 members account for over 90% of the market.

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At the PFMA we focus on providing pet owners and professionals with information on wet, dry and raw prepared pet food and good nutrition.  Whether you are a pet owner or work with pets, we have toolkits to make it easy to implement healthy feeding regimes. Most of our articles are split by pet type but we also have a section dedicated to more technical subjects so click on the relevant box below.

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Ensuring safe, nutritious pet foods during Brexit

PFMA and our members are working across the pet food supply chain to ensure everybody continues to have access to safe and quality pet foods that meet the nutritional needs of our nation's pets during this challenging period following Brexit.

For the latest updates and guidance, please visit our Newsroom: Latest News

The PFMA team are supporting members throughout the challenges facing the industry due to Brexit. Please visit our Brexit Page.

50 Years of PFMA

In celebration of PFMA's 50th birthday we have launched a new short film showcasing the continuing role of PFMA in the pet food industry.


Top Ten Pets 2021

Brexit & PFMA

Insect-Based Ingredients In Pet Food factsheet

Why choose a PFMA member?

Webinar Series

Market Data Report 2021

Latest News & Blogs

Updated statement on feline pancytopenia from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) 16 July 2021

The FSA published an updated statement on 16 July.

PFMA provides guidance on raw feeding in light of raw food study

PFMA is aware of recent research from the University of Porto focusing on a potential link with raw meat diets for dogs and drug resistant bacteria in dogs.

Information for pet owners concerned about pancytopenia

Feline Pancytopenia Q&As for pet owners

RVC investigation into pancytopenia in cats

The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) are currently investigating a spike in cats presenting with the symptoms of pancytopenia.  This is a condition which causes a deficiency in all types of blood cells. Symptoms can include fever, pale gums, blood in the urine and faeces and bleeding from the nose. 

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Codes Of Practice

The latest news on guidelines for the manufacture of raw pet food in the UK.
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PFMA’s fact sheet helps deciper the wealth of information on pet food labels.
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