Caitlyn Mendonca

Caitlyn Mendonca is a member of the Pet Food Experts Marketing team and has been working in the pet industry for almost 7 years. She has always been a lover of all animals scaly, feathered, and furry. She loves spending time cuddling with her kitty Edgar. Caitlyn is a true Rhode Island native who is always down for some chowdah and clam cakes with a side of ice cold coffee milk!

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By: Caitlyn Mendonca   April 14th, 2022

4 Reasons You Should Attend PFEXPO 2022 (Number 3 is Our Favorite)

Inside PFX

Last September, after what felt like forever apart, retailers, vendors, and PFX team members reconnected at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT, for PFEXPO East. Two jam-packed days where our industry comes together to deepen connections, take advantage of incredible deals, and, most importantly...have fun! 

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By: Caitlyn Mendonca   February 21st, 2022

James Bettencourt Retiring as Chief Operating Officer of Pet Food Experts; William May to Become COO

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PAWTUCKET, R.I. — February 21, 2022 — Pet Food Experts announced today the retirement of James Bettencourt, Chief Operating Officer, after over four decades of devoted service effective this month. Effective immediately, William May has been appointed Chief Operating Officer.

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By: Caitlyn Mendonca   February 9th, 2022

New to Pet Food Experts: Beg & Barker

Inside PFX | Industry Insights

There is one thing all pet parents know is true; our pets love receiving a good treat. For pet owners, switching up treats and chews is a fun opportunity to spice up the life of their four-legged friends, which is why it is no surprise that pet treats are one of the highest-grossing product categories in the pet space. At Pet Food Experts, our carefully curated brand portfolio offers pet specialty retailers and the communities they serve trusted brands and high-quality products that keep consumers happy and their pet's tails wagging.

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By: Caitlyn Mendonca   January 31st, 2022

Pet Food Experts Announces Two Major Distribution Center Expansions

Inside PFX | Industry Insights

TACOMA, WA/DENVER CO – Pet Food Experts announced today the expansion of two new distribution centers in Washington and Colorado over the next two months to support the growing demand for natural pet food and supplies. The expansion allows Pet Food Experts to better serve the pet specialty businesses of the Pacific Northwest and Mountain Region.

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By: Caitlyn Mendonca   January 5th, 2022

2021: A Look At Trends in the Pet Industry

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Across industries, the past two years were marked by rapid growth and transformation, even in the face of global supply chain challenges and widespread staffing shortages. The pet industry is not excluded from these challenges or tremendous growth. According to the APPA, an estimated $109.6 billion will have been spent on pets in the U.S. in 2021.

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By: Caitlyn Mendonca   November 2nd, 2021

Pet Age Names Michael Baker On The Inaugural Power 50 List

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Over time we've seen the pet industry transform and grow into what it is today. It is crucial to have leaders we can count on through all this change, especially when our world is thrown into chaos by a global pandemic. This year, Pet Age Magazine has launched the Power 50 List to recognize and highlight our industry's incredible leaders and influencers.

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