Pet Food Experts Acquires Monarch

Pet Age Staff//October 31, 2018//

Pet Food Experts Acquires Monarch

Pet Age Staff //October 31, 2018//

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Press release: Pet Food Experts

Pet Food Experts, Inc. headquartered in Pawtucket, RI announced today that the company has acquired the operating assets of Monarch Pet Products, based in Denver, CO. Monarch Pet Products distribution business has been servicing independent pet retailers in the Mountain Region since 2009.

Pet Food Experts will now distribute pet food and supplies to independent pet retailers located in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming from their distribution center based in Denver, CO.

“The Mountain Region is a great market for strong independent pet retailers. We are thrilled to expand our services to this region and look forward to strengthening the portfolio with the addition of high-quality vendors and brands in the coming months,” said Michael Baker, President of Pet Food Experts.

Pet Food Experts is a fifth generation family-owned business founded in 1936. Originally named Rumford Aquarium (now Rumford Pet Center), the company has developed into a leading pet food and pet supplies wholesale distribution company.

“Monarch Pet has always been about family and we are extremely grateful that a fifth generation family-owned company like Pet Food Experts is expanding its unmatched service capabilities to independent retailers in the Mountain Region,” said Jeff Flora, President of Monarch Pet Products.

Monarch Pet Products is the premier independently-owned wholesale distributor of natural pet foods, supplies and treats serving Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming and Utah since 2009. Jeff and Tracie Flora, proud owners and founders of Monarch have been committed to offering independent retailers the finest products in the industry and providing service that is second to none.

With this expansion, Pet Food Experts will now deliver to more than 4,000 independent retailers in 32 states from five distribution centers.