Freshpet, Inc. Announces Filing of Shelf Registration Statement on Form S-3


SECAUCUS, N.J., Sept. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freshpet, Inc. (“Freshpet” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: FRPT) today announced it has filed a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The shelf registration statement, which was effective upon filing, covers the offer and sale by certain stockholders of the Company, including MidOcean (the “Selling Stockholders”), of up to 7,878,773 common shares. Freshpet filed the shelf registration statement to fulfill its contractual obligation under the Company’s stockholders agreement with MidOcean and the other parties thereto and will not receive any proceeds from the sale of any common shares by the Selling Stockholders.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of any securities registered on the registration statement in any jurisdiction in which an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction. Any offering of the securities covered by the shelf registration statement will be made solely by means of a prospectus and an accompanying prospectus supplement relating to that offering. A copy of the base prospectus included in the registration statement may be obtained on the SEC’s website at

About Freshpet

Freshpet’s mission is to improve the lives of dogs and cats through the power of fresh, real food. Freshpet foods are blends of fresh meats, vegetables and fruits farmed locally and made at our Kitchens in Bethlehem, PA.  We thoughtfully prepare our foods using natural ingredients, cooking them in small batches at lower temperatures to preserve the natural goodness of the ingredients. Freshpet foods and treats are kept refrigerated from the moment they are made until they arrive at Freshpet Fridges in your local market.

Our foods are available in select mass, grocery (including online), natural food, club, and pet specialty retailers across the United States, Canada and Europe. From the care we take to source our ingredients and make our food, to the moment it reaches your home, our integrity, transparency and social responsibility are the way we like to run our business.

Katie Turner

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