SECAUCUS, N.J., Nov. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freshpet, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRPT) ("Freshpet" or the "Company") today announced that it will ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell today, Friday, November 7, 2014 in celebration of its initial public offering.
"We are honored to participate in the NASDAQ Opening Bell ceremony as a newly listed company," said Richard Thompson, Freshpet's Chief Executive Officer. "The bell ringing ceremony is an exciting way to celebrate this important milestone for our company and to acknowledge the commitment and support of our team members, customers, and investors."
"When we started Freshpet we wanted to make fresher, healthier meals for pets, and we have dedicated ourselves to doing just that," said Scott Morris, Freshpet's Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer. "We are so proud that pet parents and their pets love our Freshpet food. Our initial public offering allows us to continue to grow our business and bring the power of fresh natural food to even more people and their pets."
The board of directors of Freshpet and executive management team will ring the Opening Bell at 9:30 a.m., ET. A live webcast of the event will be available at http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.
Freshpet has a single-minded mission – to bring the power of fresh, natural food to dogs and cats. We are committed to doing so in ways that are good for pets, for the people who love them, and for the planet we live on. That's why all Freshpet recipes are thoughtfully prepared in the Freshpet Kitchens in Bethlehem, PA, using fresh, locally sourced ingredients.