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Central Garden & Pet Company to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2019 Financial Results

January 29, 2019

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 29, 2019--Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ: CENT) (NASDAQ: CENTA), a leading innovator, producer and distributor of branded and private label products for the lawn & garden and pet supplies markets, will announce results for its first quarter fiscal 2019 ended December 29, 2018 on Wednesday, February 6 after the close of trading. In conjunction with the earnings release, Central will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Time), to discuss the first quarter fiscal 2019 financial results and to provide a general business update. The conference call will be accessible via the internet from the company’s website.

To access the webcast link, log on to http://ir.central.com. Alternatively, to listen to the call by telephone, dial +1 (201) 689-8345 (domestic and international) using conference ID# 13686895. A replay of the call will be available for three days by dialing +1 (201) 612-7415 (domestic and international) and entering conference ID# 13686895.

About Central Garden & Pet

Central Garden & Pet Company is a leading innovator, producer and distributor of branded and private label products for the lawn & garden and pet supplies markets. Committed to new product innovation, our products are sold to specialty independent and mass retailers. Participating categories in Lawn & Garden include: Grass seed and the brands PENNINGTON ®, and THE REBELS ®; wild bird feed and the brand PENNINGTON ®; weed and insect control and the brands AMDRO ®, SEVIN®, and OVER-N-OUT ®; fertilizer and the brands PENNINGTON ® and IRONITE ®; live plants from BELL NURSERY; and decorative outdoor patio products under the PENNINGTON ® brand. We also provide a host of other regional and application-specific garden brands and supplies. Participating categories in Pet include: Animal health and the brands ADAMS ™, COMFORT ZONE ®, FARNAM ®, HORSE HEALTH ™ and VITAFLEX ®; aquatics and reptile and the brands AQUEON ®, CORALIFE ®, SEGREST ™ and ZILLA ®; bird & small animal and the brands KAYTEE ®, Forti-Diet ® and CRITTER TRAIL ®; and dog & cat and the brands TFH ™, NYLABONE ®, FOUR PAWS ®, IMS ®, CADET ®, DMC ™, K&H Pet Products ™, PINNACLE ® and AVODERM ®. We also provide a host of other application-specific pet brands and supplies. Central Garden & Pet Company is based in Walnut Creek, California, and has approximately 5,400 employees, primarily in North America. For additional information on Central Garden & Pet Company, including access to the Company’s SEC filings, please visit the Company’s website at www.central.com.

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CONTACT: Contact: Steve Zenker

VP Finance - Investor Relations, FP&A, & Corporate Communications

Central Garden & Pet Company

(925) 948-3657

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH HOME GOODS RETAIL SPECIALTY CONSUMER VETERINARY PETS

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