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Central Garden & Pet

(Public)  
Consumer Products
2,500 - 5,000 employees  |  
Overview
Founded in 1980 as a distribution company, through a combination of strategic acquisitions and internal investment, we have evolved our business into a portfolio of leading brands in the Lawn and Garden supplies and the Pet supplies industries.

Our brands are consistently recognized by customers and industry peers alike for innovation and quality.

Our award winning sales and logistics operations service all of the major retailers and have the ability to reach nearly every independent retailer nationwide.

We are driven to success. Retailers and consumers reward innovation, quality and service with loyalty and word-of-mouth praise.

If you are one of the more than 80% of American households that garden or the 60% that own a pet, visit your local retailer and look for brands from Central Garden & Pet.

Year in and year out, Central Garden & Pet's leading brands are awarded more awards than any other supplier in our specific industries.
Vision
Our vision is for Central to be a high-performing growth company that innovates, markets and produces quality branded products that are #1 or #2 in their respective categories
Services
We are a leading supplier to independent specialty retailers for the pet and lawn and garden supplies markets through our sales and logistics networks. We believe our sales and logistics networks give us a significant competitive advantage. These networks provide us with key access to independent pet specialty retail stores and retail lawn and garden customers for our branded products, facilitating:

  • Acquisition and maintenance of premium shelf placement
  • Prompt product replenishment
  • Customization of retailer programs
  • Quick responses to changing customer and retailer preferences
  • Rapid deployment and feedback for new products
  • Immediate exposure for acquired brands

    Garden
    Our sales and logistics network, consisting of 28 facilities, exists primarily to promote our proprietary brands and provides us with key access to retail stores for our branded products. The network also sells other manufacturers' brands of lawn and garden supplies and combines these products with our branded products into single shipments enabling our independent customers to deal with us on a cost-effective basis to meet their lawn and garden supplies requirements.

    Pet
    Our sales and logistics network, consisting of 10 facilities, exists primarily to promote our proprietary brands and provides us with key access to over 5,000 independent specialty retail stores for our branded products. The network also sells many other manufacturers' brands of pet supplies and combines these products with our branded products into single shipments enabling our independent customers to deal with us on a cost-effective basis to meet their pet supplies requirements.
  • Contact
    CORPORATE OFFICE:
    1340 Treat Boulevard,
    Suite 600
    Walnut Creek, CA 94597
    (925) 948-4000