Welcome to Our News Blog!
Our blog is a place for us to keep our customers informed and share news about our company and the industry. We like to be involved in the community and participate in industry events and activities, while always staying on the hunt for new products that help provide our customers the latest mix on their shelves. For more information about what our company is up to, check out the posts below.
Treats are the number one impulse buy category in pet specialty. Whether meaty, crunchy, chews, dental or niche, treats are estimated to have the second highest sales growth (5%+) of any category except healthcare (8%, excluding flea and tick) in 2018. The treats...read more
The bright colors and interesting behavior of ornamental shrimp are attracting hobbyists. As a hot trend in aquatics, keeping freshwater shrimp has spawned new products designed for these oddly shaped invertebrates and offers an opportunity for independent and pet...read more
Independent pet retailers are seeing an increase in consumers shopping for “healthy” pet food, as they align their pets’ lifestyle with their own. You may find yourself frequently answering questions about natural pet food, organic ingredients, ancient grains and...read more
Cats are beloved by their owners for their companionship and sometimes quirky behavior. As the most popular pet in the United States, 95.6 million domestic cats (versus 89.7 million dogs) are found in more than 47 million households. Cat parents are underserved...read more
Phillips Pet Food & Supplies is transforming its distribution and supply chain operations. The company’s Operations & Supply Chain team is focused on refining and expanding distribution capabilities through transportation and warehouse technological advances,...read more
Hurricane Season runs through the end of November. Now is the time to prepare for a hurricane (or any emergency) that may threaten the survival of your pets. Creating an evacuation plan and preparing an emergency kit should be priorities. An evacuation plan...read more
Phillips Pet Foods & Supplies will be the exclusive nationwide distributor of the Freshpet product line starting July 2, 2018. The Freshpet partnership is supported by Phillips’ recent expansion of its refrigerated storage capacity for the Fresh & Frozen...read more
Phillips has the country covered! We will open our 15th distribution center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on July 2. The Cedar Rapids site solidifies Phillips’ goal to deliver one national distribution network and supports the company’s upcoming Fresh & Frozen category...read more
The market for Fresh & Frozen pet foods is growing as pet parents increasingly want cleaner, fresher and less processed foods for their dogs and cats. To meet that demand and build the industry’s leading distribution platform, we are expanding our Fresh &...read more
Phillips Pet Food and Supplies Comes Together with the Pet Industry in Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
Dozens of Pet Companies Rally Together to Provide Food, Supplies and Medicine to Rescue Organizations, Evacuation Facilities and Pet Owners In an unprecedented collaborative effort, pet store and veterinary hospital groups, manufacturers and distributors and...read more
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