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PFMA latest news and blogs

PFMA releases latest Pet Population Data

3.2m UK homes have a pandemic pet with 38% admitting it’s just like having a new baby


PFMA reassures the nation there is a good supply of pet food

PFMA is aware that some retailers are currently experiencing shortages of pet food pouches due to unprecedented demand. However, we would like to reassure pet owners there is a good supply of pet food in all other formats across the brands.


UK pet food industry struggling to export to the EU

PFMA, the representative body for the UK pet food industry, has raised alarm bells over the severe challenges faced by pet food businesses exporting to the EU.


PFMA comments on Exeter University study looking at cat predation

PFMA is aware of the recent study from Exeter University that focuses on cat predation and the role of specific interventions including play and diet in limiting this natural behaviour. As an organisation committed to the well-being of all animals, including the wildlife population and biodiversity, we welcome research in this area.


PFMA Launching World Leading Programme for Best Practice Raw Pet Food production

"The scheme coordinated by independent providers – KIWA, is designed to be an extra tool to support the safe production of raw pet food."


BBC Morning Live Pet Diet Feature – Raw Feeding

As a result of this morning’s feature, we would like to share our guidance on responsible raw feeding.


Find comfort from nature during second lockdown

Helping the local bird population prepare for the winter ahead, is the perfect tonic and a way to give back to nature.


PFMA's Popular Pet Food & Nutrition Training Webinars Have Returned This October Offering Discounts to Pet Professionals

This is a great opportunity for pet professionals to improve or refresh their knowledge of pet nutrition and feeding, pet food legislation, labelling and claims, and manufacturing techniques, with presentations from top industry experts.


 

The pet food industry: Playing a part in sustainability and reducing carbon emissions

The pet food industry is very mindful of the role it plays in the responsible use of resources, including minimising wherever possible the environmental impact of pet food production. Pets are part of the family and bring numerous benefits to society. Pets instil responsibility,
encourage social awareness, and contribute to wellbeing. As an industry, we have a responsibility to balance the needs of the population (pets and people) with protecting the environment for future generations.

The pet food industry: Preparing for Brexit since the referendum

With previous experience from a number of trade associations, including some time in Brussels, Michael Bellingham, chief executive
of the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association, is perfectly placed to lead the industry through these challenging times. Here he discusses
the impact and implications of the UK’s exit from the EU.