In This Issue
PetQuip Award winners revealed at glitzy event
Lifetime Achievement Award for John James
PATS Telford 2018 New Product Awards revealed
First day at PATS Telford hailed a huge success
HayPigs! secures deal to stock over 150 Petbarn stores in Australia
Connolly’s Red Mills – Go Native range of grain-free dog food, treats and dental superfood sticks
Get ready for a new craze – meet the Bobble Buddies crew
BSB Products introduces Martin Seller Pet Accessories to UK
Naturediet relaunch range at PATS with exclusive deals
Different Dog unveil trio of recipes at PATS
Orchard Toys celebrates partnership with Norfolk Industries
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HOWND launch Innovative Hand Barrier Serum for groomers
What’s new from the Pet Industry Federation at PATS
Stunning new 'treat tubes' from the Dog Treat Co
The best of the previous Pet Trade Xtra
Pet product inventor secures Dragons' Den investment
Pet Brands is a Finalist in the SME of the Year (21-50 employees) category in the Examiner Business Awards
Vital wraps up exclusive offer across entire KONG range
Pets at Home launches awards to find nation's favourite pet products
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PATS Telford 2018 New Product Awards revealed

The winners of the PATS Telford 2018 New Product Awards were presented at the PetQuip Awards after the first day of a hugely successful show.


The awards were chosen out of an entry of more than 230 by a team of expert pet retailers on the first morning of the show. All the entries were displayed on the eye-catching New Produce Showcase, sponsored by PBW News.


The judges’ decisions took into account a number of guideline criteria, such as product innovation, design, quality, packaging and value for money.


The experts agreed that the New Product Showcase had produced a high calibre of entries with wide variety and choice available. They were pleased to see such a wide range of products, and felt the majority of items on display showed some great innovation.


Here is a full list of the winners together with the judges’ comments:





Fish4Dogs – Finest Wet Cat Range


The judges liked the choice of ingredients and thought the packaging was great. Available in a wide range of recipes, this product was described as “luxury for under £1”.





Forthglade Food Ltd – Turkey & Goose Gourmet Christmas Meal


The judges felt the winning product will be a big Christmas seller. The packaging is distinctive and the price point is excellent.





Four Legged Fancies – Santa Paws Lollipops


This product stands out because it will make a perfect gift. The judges loved the fact that these treats are hand-made and will also make a good counter display.





Sharples Pet – LickiMat Buddy


The judges liked the versatility of this product, and the fact there wasn’t any unnecessary packaging. It’s available in three different varieties.





Petlife International – Harkers 4 in 1 Soluble


This bird health product fulfills a need in the market, it is easy to administer and has clear instructions on usage. It will also have a long shelf life.





Norfolk Industries – Recycled Paper Bedding


The environmentally-friendly nature of this product won over the judges. It is well packaged in a perfectly-sized item for the shelf. The judges liked the fact it was recyclable.





Pet Remedy – Party Season Survival Kit


This product to keep pets calm and relaxed during the party season has attractive packaging, and is well priced as there are three products in one box. It will make the perfect counter display.





Paw Naturel Ltd – Rub & Scrub Heart Shaped Cleansing Bar


The judges said this product would make a good gift, and like the fact it is long lasting, paraben and sulphate-free, and eco-friendly.

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