EXHIBIT 32.2
CERTIFICATION OF PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL OFFICER
PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350

In connection with the accompanying quarterly report on Form 10-Q of Central Garden & Pet Company for the quarter ended March 30, 2019 (the “Report”), I, Nicholas Lahanas, Principal Financial Officer of Central Garden & Pet Company, hereby certify pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1350, as adopted pursuant to § 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that:
(1)
such Report fully complies with the requirements of section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and
(2)
the information contained in such Report presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of Central Garden & Pet Company.
May 7, 2019
 
/s/ NICHOLAS LAHANAS
 
Nicholas Lahanas
 
Chief Financial Officer
 
(Principal Financial Officer)