In early October, the UK trade association PetQuip hosted its annual awards ceremony, coinciding with the Pats Telford trade show. This event served as a platform to acknowledge remarkable achievements within the industry and celebrate notable successes.
Awards were bestowed in various categories, encompassing Supplier, Retailer, Product, Export, and Lifetime Achievement. The well-attended evening affair was emceed by Susan Fairley, manager of the PetQuip retail association, and Amanda Sizer Barrett, PetQuip’s director general.
Here are the distinguished winners in their respective categories:
Supplier of the Year: Pedigree Wholesale and We.pet
Business Service of the Year: Henry & Co
New Starter Award: Trinkety Paws
Celebrating Green and Organic: Mr Bug
Product of the Year Technical/Accessories : Dog First Aid Kit from Poorly Paws
Product of the Year Food/Treats: Wellness Treats from Hownd
Healthcare/Grooming Product of the Year: TropiClean Essentials Collection from Pedigree Wholesale
International Retailer/Wholesaler/Distributor of the Year: Tom & Co, Belgium
UK Retailer of the Year: Discount Feeds
The Theresa Swann Exporter of the Year Award: Mutneys Professional Pet Care
Lifetime Achievement Award: John Burns MBE, Burns Pet Nutrition