Central Garden & Pet to Announce Fiscal Year End and Fourth Quarter 2007 Results and Host Investor Conference Call


Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENT)(NASDAQ:CENTA) will announce results for its fiscal year end and fourth quarter ended September 29, 2007, on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 after the close of trading.

Central will host a webcast/dial-in conference call shortly following the earnings release on Tuesday, November 27, 2007, at 4:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time) to discuss the year end and fourth quarter 2007 results. The earnings conference call will be broadcast over the Internet through Central's website, www.central.com, or you may link directly to the webcast at http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=93879&p=irol-calendar. To listen to the call by telephone, please dial 1-888-680-0879 and passcode 3227 3384 (domestic) or 617-213-4856 and passcode 3227 3384 (international). You may bypass the operator and go directly to the teleconference by pre-registering, at any time before the call, through the link below which will provide you with a unique PIN number. At the time of the call, after dialing the number and passcode mentioned above, enter your PIN for immediate access to the teleconference.


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Re-play dial-in numbers for the call will be available for three weeks: 1-888-286-8010 and passcode 7373 7253 (domestic) and 617-801-6888 and passcode 7373 7253 (international).

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 in the following categories: In Lawn & Garden: Grass seed including the brands PENNINGTON(R) and THE REBELS(TM); wild bird feed and the brands PENNINGTON(R) and KAYTEE(R); weed and insect control and the brands AMDRO(R), SEVIN(R), IRONITE(R) and Over 'N Out(R) and; decorative outdoor patio products and the brands NORCAL(R), NEW ENGLAND POTTERY(R) and MATTHEWS FOUR SEASONS(TM). We also provide a host of other regional and application-specific garden brands and supplies. Pet categories include: Animal health and the brands ADAMS(TM) and ZODIAC(R); aquatics and reptile and the brands OCEANIC(R), AQUEON(TM) and ZILLA(TM); bird & small animal and the brands KAYTEE(R), SUPER PET(R) and CRITTER TRAIL(R); dog & cat and the brands TFH(TM) / NYLABONE(R), FOUR PAWS(R), PINNACLE(R) and Avoderm(R) and; equine and the brands FARNAM(R), BRONCO(R) and SUPER MASK(R). 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 5,000 employees, primarily in North America and Europe. For additional information on Central Garden & Pet Company, including access to the Company's SEC filings, please visit the Company's website at http://www.central.com/.

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