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Winners of the 12th Annual New Products Showcase Awards Recognized at Global Pet Expo 2022

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The American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) have announced the winners of their 12th Annual New Products Showcase Awards during Global Pet Expo 2022. The Best in Show, second and third place awards were presented across nine categories: Aquatic, Bird, Boutique, Cat, Dog, Natural, Reptile, Point of Purchase and Small Animal. The awards are selected based on the voting results of international and domestic buyers attending the pet industry’s premier annual event.


“We are excited to celebrate and recognize the winners of the 2022 New Products Showcase Awards,” said Celeste Powers, CAE, president of PIDA. “Each year, we are more and more impressed by the innovative and unique products entered in the annual awards program, and this year was exceptionally special as we were able to gather together in-person again to see what’s new and hot in the industry. Congratulations to this year’s winners, all of which shine a spotlight on the industry’s bright future!”


Out of over 800 new product submissions, the following were selected as winners:



Best In Show – Sea Anemone / Regular and LED Light Up Styles – Penn-Plax, Inc., Booth 5138


Second Place – Wipeout Terrarium and Aquarium Glass Cleaner – Zoo Med, Booth 5221


Third Place – Weird Waters Aquarium Kits by Koller Products – Koller Products LLC, Booth 2401



Best In Show – Happy Beaks Foraging Piñatas by A&E Cage Co – A&E Cage Company, LLC, Booth 3436


Second Place – Poultry Pro Feeder – Poultry Pro Feeder, Booth 2070


Third Place – Manna Pro Automatic Chicken Door – Compana Pet Brands (formerly Manna Pro Products), Booth 2601



Best In Show – Cannot live without Coffee and my Dog – Dog is Good, Booth 5212


Second Place – Puppy Scoops Ice Cream Mix – Birthday Cake Flavor – Puppy Cake, Booth 5900


Third Place – Feline Frenzy Cat Kicker Toys – P.L.A.Y. Pet Lifestyle and You, Booth 1840



Best In Show – Pure Cravings Cutlets in Gravy, 3oz cans – Pure Cravings, Booth 3472


Second Place – Pull-A-Partz™ Sushi and Bat-A-Bout Glow Aquarium – KONG Company, Booth 2444


Third Place – CheckUp for cat – CheckUp Kit, Booth 1072



Best In Show – Funki Flingerz – FLINGERZ, Booth 1703


Second Place – The Sidekick – Heather`s Heroes, Booth 2770


Third Place – Propel Air Platform – Blue-9 Pet Products, Booth 2658



Best In Show – Dog & Cat Supplements – Bocce’s Bakery, Booth 234


Second Place – Raised Right Shake A Flakes – Raised Right, Booth 840


Third Place – Wellness CORE Plant Based Recipe – Wellness, Booth 1850



Best In Show – DoggyRade, KittyRade, YummyRade – DoggyRade, Booth 1172


Second Place – ZenPet Total Recovery Rack – ZenPet, Booth 2463


Third Place – Catit Pixi Display (PP15) – Hagen Group, Booth 2419



Best In Show – Exo Terra Frogs & Co Dart Frog Terrarium – Hagen Group, Booth 2419


Second Place – Madagascar Reptile Lounge (R25) – New Age Pet, Booth 3425


Third Place – Zilla Heat Projector – Central Garden & Pet, Booth 3019



Best In Show – Festive Holiday Treats & Toys by A&E Cage Co – A&E Cage Company, LLC, Booth 3436


Second Place – Oxbow Essentials Senior Foods – Compana Pet Brands (formerly Manna Pro Products), Booth 2601


Third Place – All Walks Hemp Bedding – All Walks Pet, Booth 3270


For more information about the New Products Showcase Awards and Global Pet Expo, visit