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Photo Release -- Nasdaq Welcomes Freshpet, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRPT) to The Nasdaq Stock Market


NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of Freshpet, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRPT), the first and only fresh, refrigerated pet food brand distributed across North America, commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on November 7, 2014.

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Freshpet is dedicated to bring the power of fresh, real food to dogs and cats. The company delivers wholesome pet food that pet parents trust and purchase at its Freshpet Fridges, which are installed in over 12,500 retail stores across North America. Its fresh, refrigerated products are differentiated inside and out from conventional pet food as a result of innovation in pet nutrition, leadership, food quality and safety. All of the company's food is made in the United States, and the company owns and operates what it believes is North America's only fresh, refrigerated pet food manufacturing facility, called the Freshpet Kitchens, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

"Freshpet is one of the fastest growing pet food companies and continues to revolutionize the pet foods industry through its focus on making fresh, natural foods for pets," said Nelson Griggs, Executive Vice President, Listing Services, Nasdaq. "The innovative spirit at Freshpet is part of what makes us honored to welcome them to the Nasdaq family."

By listing with Nasdaq, Freshpet joins many of the world's largest and most revolutionary companies.

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