Central Garden & Pet Company to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results

  Central Garden & Pet Company to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012
  Financial Results

Business Wire

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- December 07, 2012

Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENT)(NASDAQ:CENTA), a leading innovator,
marketer and producer of quality branded products for the lawn & garden and
pet supplies markets, will announce results for its fourth quarter ended
September 29, 2012 on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 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 fourth
quarter and fiscal 2012 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 1-412-317-6789 (domestic and
international) and enter passcode 10019773. A replay of the call will be
available for three weeks by dialing 1-412-317-0088 (domestic and
international) and entering passcode 10019773.

About Central Garden & Pet

Central Garden & Pet Company is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of
quality branded 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®, SMART SEED® and THE REBELS®;
wild bird feed and the brand PENNINGTON®; weed and insect control and the
brands AMDRO®, SEVIN®, IRONITE® and OVER-N-OUT®; and decorative outdoor patio
products and the brands NORCAL POTTERY®, NEW ENGLAND POTTERY® and MATTHEWS
FOUR SEASONS™. 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™ and ZODIAC®; aquatics and
reptile and the brands OCEANIC SYSTEMS®, AQUEON® and ZILLA®; bird & small
animal and the brands KAYTEE®, SUPER PET® and CRITTER TRAIL®; dog & cat and
the brands TFH™, NYLABONE®, FOUR PAWS®, PINNACLE® and AVODERM®; and equine and
the brands FARNAM®, VITA FLEX® and HORSE HEALTH^TM PRODUCTS. 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 3,800
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.

Contact:

Central Garden & Pet Company
Steve Zenker, 925-948-3657
VP of Investor Relations & Communications
 
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