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

Email

info@pfma.org.uk

Phone

0207 379 9009

All about Pet Food

The PFMA is the leading trade body for the UK pet food industry and our 85 members account for over 90% of the market. (read more) 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. (read less)

How Pet Food is Made

We hope this film explains everything about how cat and dog food is made but if you have any additional queries please do contact info@pfma.org.uk. Click here to find out more

Feeding the birds provides a lifeline during winter

The winter months provide a challenge for birds, as frosts, winds and snow can make it hard to find natural food supplies. Some smaller birds need to eat 30-40% of their body weight to survive the winter and supplementary feeding can provide a lifeline.


Feeding commercial raw pet foods safely and responsibly

Following the recent Daily Mail article PFMA provides advice and information to pet owners feeding a commercial raw pet food to their cats and dogs.


EU and member states endorse new FEDIAF Code of Good Pet Food Labelling

FEDIAF launches new Pet Food Labelling Code following approval from the EU Standing Committee for Animal Nutrition.


PFMA Welcomes Four New Companies in to Membership

This month the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA) has welcomed four new diverse pet food companies in to membership.


FEDIAF presents new Nutritional Guidelines at European Vet Congress

FEDIAF, the European Pet Food Industry Federation, has just released the 2018 edition of its scientifically reviewed Nutritional Guidelines for Cat and Dog Food. The updated version was presented earlier this month at the 22nd European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN) Congress in Munich.


OTC - January 2019 - The Credible Voice of a Responsible Pet Food Industry

Michael Bellingham and Nicole Paley talk to Simon King about PFMA's work, the continuity of staff, the three year vision with 2018's focus on animal welfare plus APGAW and Brexit work in addition to highlighting role of members.

Pet Gazette - December 2018 - Festive Feeding Watch Outs

Nicole Paley gives advice on festive foods that can be harmful to pets and highlights the importance of maintaining usual feeding and exercise routine during the holidays.

Popular Articles

Pet Population 2018

13m households (45%) own a pet. Data details populations by pet type.
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Factsheets and Posters

New series of Fact Sheets on pet food and nutrition subjects.
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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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Labelling

PFMA’s fact sheet helps deciper the wealth of information on pet food labels.
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Brexit & PFMA

PFMA published the Brexit Manifesto at its AGM on 30th March, the day after the Prime Minister's Article 50 letter was delivered to Brussels.
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