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Plevin supplies UK's premier small livestock show

29 April 2013

LEADING wood recycling firm R Plevin & Sons has again agreed to provide bedding for the country’s premier livestock show.

The exclusive deal sees Plevin supply 2,000 bales of its small Snowflake Woodshavings for use at this year London Championship Small Livestock Show in October, with more than 30,000 visitors and around 2,500 animals including rabbits, guinea pigs, gerbils and mice expected during the two day crufts-style event in Peterborough.

This is the second year running that Plevin will be supplying it Snowflake bedding for the event.

Jim Blanchard, show secretary said “We are extremely pleased that Plevin has again agreed to supply the Snowflake bedding”  “The bedding is soft and dust-free. Many people commented last year on the high standard of the product and we are sure everyone will be delighted that Plevin are supplying the bedding again”

Family-owned Plevin which employs 150 people across five sites, manufactures a range of wood-based products from virgin and waste wood materials.

The company collects, processes and distributes 600,000 tonnes of wood a year.

Customers within the animal bedding sector include major supermarkets and large scale pet wholesalers.

As well as Snowflake, Plevin’s consumer brands include Woodpecker.

Snowflake woodshavings are manufactured using selected softwood timbers sourced from responsibly managed forests and the product is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC)

Colin Smith, Sales Manager at Plevin said “ We are thrilled that a Plevin animal bedding product is to be used at the show again, and that we continue to have wonderful and positive feedback on our products”

“Animal bedding is an intrinsic part of our business and we are keen to explore further opportunities to develop the Snowflake brand by working in partnership with large shows like this one”