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Freshpet, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering by Selling Stockholders

SECAUCUS, N.J., April 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freshpet, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRPT) ("Freshpet" or the "Company") today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 5,313,351 shares of its common stock held by certain of the Company's stockholders (the "selling stockholders") at a public offering price of $21.47 per share. In addition, the selling stockholders have granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 797,002 shares of common stock. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on May 5, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.

Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Credit Suisse are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Baird, Stifel, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Canaccord Genuity are acting as co-managers for the offering.

The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the prospectus, when available, may be obtained by contacting: Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, phone: 866-471-2526, email: prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com; or Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, phone: 800-221-1037, email: newyork.prospectus@credit-suisse.com.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Copies of the registration statement can also be accessed by visiting the Securities and Exchange Commission website at www.sec.gov. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Freshpet

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.

CONTACT: ICR Katie Turner 646-277-1228 katie.turner@icrinc.com Michael Fox 203-682-8218 Michael.fox@icrinc.com

Source:Freshpet, Inc.