WHAT WE DO

Nordic Pet food Association (NPFA) is an association for companies producing, selling and distributing prepared pet food in the Nordic countries; Denmark, Sweden, Norway Finland and Iceland.

NPFA is aiming to safeguard the interests of prepared pet food, also for the benefit of pets and pet owners.

NPFA is a member of FEDIAF – the European pet food association.

Visit FEDIAF at: http://www.fediaf.org

Our aim is to develop and provide prepared pet foods for companion pets that are nutritious, safe and palatable.

The members of NPFA has the following obligations;

  • To make sure that the pet food we produce satisfy not only the pets it is designed for, but also the pet owner.
  • Legislation – Members of the NPFA comply with the EU and national legislations and work closely with the national authorities.
  • Guidelines – to respect and follow Fediaf’s codes and guidelines
  • Fediaf anti-trust rules – should always be respected and followed

THE 10 MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THE NORDIC PET FOOD ASSOCIATION ARE:

To secure that pet food and trade interests are taken into consideration, more particularly regarding contacts with public authorities for example Feed, Food Safety and Consumers authorities.

To increase knowledge about the pet food industry as a serious and conscious industry.

To emphasise increased understanding for keeping dogs and cats as well as other pets, in the Nordic countries and to contribute in solving problems connected to pet ownership.

To collect and provide facts that are relevant to the pet food business areas, and to use the information as reference material (e g upon inquiries from authorities and media).

To participate in the development of international guidelines as nutritional, safety and marketing.

To promote sustainability and to encourage an environmentally friendly "best practice" regarding sources of purchase, production, packaging, distribution and waste handling.

To support, co-ordinate and function as information centre in cases of issues and crisis.

To act as an open discussion forum in areas of common interest for the pet food industry. The Association does not deal with questions or agreements that might mean limitations or regulations for separate member companies' competition situation.

To work for international co-operation and harmonization in order to remove trade barriers, through the membership of FEDIAF

To promote responsible pet ownership.

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