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PFMA plans to extend its popular Pet Food and Nutrition Course beyond its membership

PFMA plans to extend its popular Pet Food and Nutrition Course beyond its membership

Following two successful events in June and October 2019, PFMA prepares for opening its Pet Food and Nutrition Course to non-members

In 2019, PFMA launched its first residential training course covering several aspects of pet food production, species-specific animal nutrition and labelling and marketing regulations.

During the two-day training course, PFMA in collaboration with independent industry experts, provides a range of lectures and workshops to give an overview of the UK pet food industry. 

Each round of the course has a maximum capacity of 30 attendees to allow for a high-quality training that engages delegates in discussion and workshop activities. 

Course content overview:

  • - UK and EU market overview
  • - Pet nutrition (dogs, cats, small mammals and pet birds)
  • - Manufacture of safe pet food
  • - Quality assessment and measurement 
  • - Palatability
  • - Legislation on raw materials, additives, finished goods and manufacturing
  • - Product labelling and marketing regulations

Date and Location of the course

Location of the PFMA course is currently in Birmingham NEC, with potential new locations to be added in the future. Duration of each course is two full Consecutive days. 2020 dates will be announced on PFMA website in due course. 

If you are interested

To put your name on our waiting list, and to help us understand the demographics of interested parties, please contact us via this link.



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