In This Issue
UK pet wellness brand HOWND secures deal to accelerate growth in America
Opportunity to showcase UK pet products in Las Vegas
Pet superstore revamped with new grooming salon
BIRA calls sharp rate of shop closures 'frightening'
Basildon mayor opens new-look Vets4Pets practice
Mr Bug offers last word in head-turning instore POS
Hurtta goes 'eco' with use of recycled materials
Growing pet food business Vale Pet Foods adds new dog training treats to its range
Award-winning Furr Boost now available to the trade through Pedigree Wholesale
Get your own copy of Pet Trade Xtra
Plans to turn former museum into pet shop
Bookings now being taken for January consignment of PIF Export Scheme
Five vet-approved ways to beat the boredom this winter
The best of last edition of Pet Trade Xtra
Well-established pet store in Hampshire for sale
Dragons’ Den star features pet food firm in podcast
Pet tech brand sets ambitious targets for 2023
UK in animal welfare crisis, says Dogs Trust
Pets at Home launches pet food donation drive

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Bookings now being taken for January consignment of PIF Export Scheme

Following the success of the PIF Export Scheme in 2022, the schedule for the first half of 2023 has recently been finalised and bookings are now being taken for the January consignment. 


To take part in January's consignment, bookings need to be confirmed by Friday January 13th. Pallets will then be despatched to the EU w/c Monday January 23rd (subject to EU BCP authorisation).


The PIF Export Scheme enables manufacturers and suppliers to export products to the EU containing animal protein in a cost effective and efficient way.


To book your pallets on to the January consignment, or to make enquiries, please email 


For further details about the PIF Export Scheme, and to view the consignment dates for the first half of 2023, click here: Export – PIF (

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