Freshpet® Launches Real Turkey Bacon For Dogs No bacon shortage for Fido!

SECAUCUS, N.J., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Who doesn't love bacon? People are adding the delicious, smoky strip to just about everything these days, from ice cream sundaes to gourmet popcorn. So it's no wonder folks are in a panic over the impending pork bacon shortage in 2013, according to CNN and CBS News websites. But bacon does not have to be made out of pork. A leaner alternative has been sizzling its way into more and more homes and restaurants across the country. Turkey bacon has grown in popularity among bacon lovers because it delivers the savory crunch they love with fewer calories and less fat.

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But the hot new bacon product that has mouths watering isn't for humans, it's for dogs! Introducing, Freshpet Turkey Bacon dog treats. Like all Freshpet foods, Freshpet Turkey Bacon is made using only all natural, simple ingredients. In fact, Freshpet Turkey Bacon only has six ingredients, beginning with real turkey. In the leading bacon-flavored dog treat, meat barely makes the top ten.

"We know concerned pet parents are looking for healthier meat treats made in the U.S.A., so we created a real bacon snack they can feel good about feeding every day," says Courtney Groome, Freshpet Director of Marketing. "It smells and tastes just like human turkey bacon. I should know…I've tried it myself!"

Freshpet Turkey Bacon joins a complete line of fresh treats you'll only find in the Freshpet fridge. The indulgent yet healthy assortment has something to satisfy every pup, including meaty chicken treats, crunchy brown rice bones, wholesome sweet potato slices, and delicious ready to bake cookies.

Freshpet Turkey Bacon is available under their Dog Joy® and Dog Nation® treats brands in select grocery and pet specialty stores nationwide. To find a store near you, visit the Freshpet store locator.

About Freshpet
Freshpet, headquartered in Secaucus, New Jersey, is the only company providing fresh, refrigerated pet food nationwide.  Founded in 2006 by pet lovers and pet food industry professionals, Freshpet identified an opportunity to improve the pet food market and introduced fresh food as a healthy alternative to dry or canned food. Freshpet only uses high quality meats, poultry and fish combined with fresh vegetables and fruits—with no preservatives or fillers like corn, wheat or by-products. Nutrient-rich meals allow pets to have the same healthy eating habits as their owners.

Freshpet brands include Freshpet® Select and Dog Joy®, available in select grocery and mass-market stores; Deli Fresh®, Vital®, and Dog Nation®, available in select pet specialty stores; and Nature's Fresh™ available in select natural food stores. Pets eat fresh™.

For more information about Freshpet foods, visit www.freshpet.com.


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