SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Honest Kitchen today announced that it is consolidating and adding capacity to distribution of its line of FDA-Approved, 100% Human Grade whole foods for pets, throughout the Eastern Seaboard.
“This expansion in distribution is an important move for The Honest Kitchen, as we continue on our current rapid growth trajectory,” stated The Honest Kitchen’s Vice President of Sales, Steve Donzelli. “The move will allow us to add a significant number of new doors, improve our already exceptional service and help more pets on the road to good health, through good quality, whole-food nutrition.”
The major additions to the company’s distribution network include Phillips, who will provide brand-managed distribution services along the entire east coast and southeast, and Summit (Animal Supply Company) who will expand their reach throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic.
Pet Food Experts (Rhode Island) will continue to provide distribution coverage with an expanded territory in the Northeast. Holistic Pet Source will also maintain its entire distribution footprint in select Eastern states including Tennessee, Kentucky and the Carolinas.
“We’re excited to offer The Honest Kitchen’s line of dehydrated whole foods to our customers on the East Coast,” commented Blaine Phillips of Phillips Pet Food & Supplies. “We have a large number of retailers for whom this innovative product is an excellent fit. The Honest Kitchen is dedicated to high quality ingredients and nutrition, and we are thrilled to partner with them."
George Ristevski, Animal Supply Company CEO, stated, “We have enjoyed a strong partnership with The Honest Kitchen in multiple regions throughout the United States and we are pleased to add the company’s products to our offerings in this expanded territory on the East Coast, through our Southeast Region company, Summit Pet.”
The Honest Kitchen, the leader in the next generation category of pet foods, is deeply committed to investing in resources, infrastructure and innovation. The move will provide specialty pet retailers on the East Coast with more focused attention, enhanced delivery capabilities, improved data to make more informed decisions, competitive pricing, cohesive promotional activity and superior customer service.
About The Honest Kitchen
The Honest Kitchen produces a line of FDA-approved 100% Human Grade dehydrated whole foods for dogs and cats, which are made with love in a human food facility (not in a pet food plant) for the highest possible quality standards. Dehydration is a gentle technique that removes only the moisture and retains most natural nutrients found in raw, whole foods. The private, family-owned company was founded by Lucy & Charlie Postins in 2002, and is based in San Diego, CA. The company employs thirty-two people and twelve dogs. The Honest Kitchen’s products are developed with uncompromising attention to detail by a company of pet lovers with a passion for food. For more information, please visit www.thehonestkitchen.com.