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United Pacific Pet Company History

1918 Gardena Seed and Feed was established.
1928 Universal Feeds was established as a feed mill operation.
1978 Universal Feeds opened a warehouse in San Diego.
1985 Gardena Seed & Feed and Universal Feeds merged to form United Pacific Mills.
1990 United Pacific Mills acquired Pacific Pet Supply in San Diego.
1991 Kaytee Products, Inc., purchased United Pacific Mills.
1993 Kaytee Products split off its distribution division and named it United Pacific Pet.
1995 United Pacific Pet was selected to be the exclusive distributor of Iams® and Eukanuba® Premium Dog & Cat foods for Southern California.
1997 Kaytee Products, as well as the non-Iams distribution business of United Pacific Pet, was sold to Central Garden & Pet.
1997 United Pacific Pet was incorporated as United Pacific Pet, LLC.
1998 Maureen Costello and James Butler purchased United Pacific Pet.
2001 United Pacific Pet began bringing on outside sales people and new product lines.
2005 United Pacific Pet began bringing on dog and cat foods other than Iams® and Eukanuba® and brought on a number of new product lines as well as a sales manager.
2006 United Pacific Pet added twenty new lines and rebuilt the outside and inside sales forces.
2007 United Pacific Pet held the first Private Trade Show.
2008 United Pacific Pet launched its new website and Co-Op Advertising Program.
2010 United Pacific Pet acquired Consolidated Seed & Pet in Buena Park and began manufacturing bird seed and providing Private Label products to retailers.
2010 United Pacific Pet began distributing frozen products.
2014 United Pacific Pet was granted a California Wholesale Pharmacy License.
2015 United Pacific Pet was granted Wholesale Pharmacy Licenses from several other states.
2017 United Pacific Pet expanded its territory to include all of California, Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii.
2018 United Pacific Pet celebrated its 100th year in business.
UPP is a wholesale distributor to licensed retail pet stores in California, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii only. We do not sell to pet owners or to stores outside our service area.
12060 Cabernet Drive, Fontana, CA 92337     Phone: (951) 360-8550     Fax: (951) 360-8540     Email: sales@uppet.com     Copyright ©2008-17 United Pacific Pet