John Grossman, Images Photographics
You can update your petfood knowledge and network with peers at Petfood Forum 2013 and Petfood Workshop: World of Ingredients.
Get up to speed on the latest research and knowledge on pet nutrition and ingredients, petfood safety, processing, marketing, packaging and much more by attending Petfood Forum 2013 and Petfood Workshop: World of Ingredients. Both conferences also offer a unique opportunity to interact with your peers, because this is the one time of year when the petfood industry comes together all in one place.
Petfood Forum 2013 is scheduled for April 15–17 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois, USA (near Chicago). The conference portion kicks off Tuesday, April 16, with a keynote address by Kerri Morgan, a Paralympian and winner of two bronze medals at the London 2012 games. Accompanied by Twix, her public access dog, Morgan will discuss therapy and assistance dogs, organizations that train and provide them and the importance of such dogs and organizations to people living with disabilities.
Shortly after her keynote, Morgan and Twix will appear with other service dogs from CHAMP Assistance Dogs Inc., the organization that provided Twix to Morgan. CHAMP's participation is sponsored by Trouw Nutrition Inc.
The conference ends with a closing keynote by Bob Vetere, president of the Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) and also the American Pet Products Association, on key learnings from HABRI. In between, you'll learn from dozens of other experts from both the petfood and human food industries. You can also visit with leading industry suppliers in the exhibit hall—the largest ever for Petfood Forum—network with colleagues and meet new industry professionals.
Petfood Workshop: World of Ingredients follows on April 17–18, also at the Renaissance Schaumburg. This focused, in-depth symposium offers a chance to hone in on everything ingredients: nutritional benefits and standards, consumer perceptions and how to formulate and choose ingredients based on those perceptions, how to source novel and traditional ingredients in a world of rising prices and dwindling supplies and much more. Plus, an "ask the experts" panel gives you the chance to ask any question you might have about petfood ingredients.
Check out the full list of speakers and topics and the schedule for Petfood Forum as well as the speakers and topics and the schedule for Petfood Workshop. For updates, bookmark http://petfoodforum.petfoodindustry.com/PetfoodForum for Petfood Forum and http://petfoodforum.petfoodindustry.com/PetfoodWorkshop for Petfood Workshop.
Find updates online
For updated information on Petfood Forum 2013 and Petfood Workshop: World of Ingredients, bookmark http://petfoodforum.petfoodindustry.com. To register, visit http://petfoodforum.petfoodindustry.com/PetfoodForum/Registration.html. Save up to 15% if you register for both events.
It's the finishing touch that can meet both owner and pet needs.
What is this quiet, unassuming ingredient, and should it be there?
The question is whether they provide additional benefit to the dog or cat
Explore the science behind extrusion technologies in the article, "Applying polymer science to extrusion and drying of petfoods"
Extrusion extravaganza 2010
Get even more online in our database of the latest equipment in all things extrusion, drying and cooling. Check out www.petfoodindustry.com/products.aspx and click "Equipment" or visit www.petfoodindustry.com/ExtrusionExtras.aspx for additional information on th
Advances in extrusion, drying and cooling technology and products
The new US food safety legislation will also affect regulation of petfood
Processors should carefully develop, validate and implement an effective kill step to support production of pathogen-free petfoods
Smaller lobbying groups employed most often to fight for clients' interests
It's an "Intel inside" type of molecule -- but also a problem child
Now is the time for packagers, producers, marketers and manufacturers to capitalize on the traveling with pets trend
While petfood shoppers continue to show strong brand loyalty, pet products have not been immune to the store brand swing
Read more of Dr. Mukund Parthasarathy's insights on the changing petfood retail market and how it affects petfood manufacturers large and small
--- Thank you for your patience ----
If you have any issues logging in or any other need feel free to contact us.