Petfood trends such as grain-free, raw, fruits and exotic
ingredients, gourmet, functional ingredients and therapeutic diets are not only
becoming mainstream in developed petfood markets, said Paula Flores, head of
pet care research for Euromonitor International; these trends are showing up
Grain-free petfoods are usually formulated with higher protein
and fat, which leads to higher palatability of the food and improved coat
quality for the pet, said Sean Delaney, DVM, MS, DACVN, founder of DVM
Consulting Inc., in a presentation at Petfood Forum China 2014. The third
edition of thi...
Petfood regulations in most countries or regions do not allow for medical or therapeutic claims to be made for functional ingredients in regular petfoods, said Anton Beynen, PhD, head of research and development for Vobra Special Petfoods; but manufacturers can often make “soft” claims regarding the...
An existing trend is poised for continued growth as consumers ask for more
This region's countries are already making their mark in the petfood industry
Greg Aldrich, PhD
Aug 11, 2014
Industry-academic partnerships highlighted during presentations
By David A. Dzanis, DVM, PhD, DACVN
Aug 5, 2014
Pea fractions, feeding protocols, ingredients among topics
Aug 27, 2014
Name just about any petfood trend that has prevailed on the
global market, and it is now showing up in the nascent yet rapidly developing
market of China.
Brazil is now the world’s second largest petfood market and continues to grow
Sales of natural petfoods and other pet products continue to grow, but do pet owners really know what they’re buying?
Niche markets and rising pet ownership will strengthen online sales
The newest petfood palatability technology, research methods and techniques
According to recent research conducted by DSM, functional treats for dogs and cats can help pets' overall physical condition and well-being
Pet obesity is still on the rise, providing the petfood industry with an opportunity to be the first line of defense in keeping pets healthy.
How two developed petfood markets are trying to improve owner awareness of healthy pet weight
Horizon Systems delivers engineered system solutions to the pet food industry for safety, quality and sustainability. Watch Part 2 of our video series here.
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Learn how H1 Over Based Calcium Sulfonate (OBCS) grease lasts longer than Aluminum Complex grease thereby reducing downtime and improving plant cleanliness.
SPF designed a study using expert and in-home cat panels. It investigated whether it was possible to identify cat populations showing similar food preferences.
Petfood formulation: how to maximize protein, minimize cost
Using re-work in petfood processing to save money, ensure safety
Petfood labels: understanding ingredient weights to set the ingredient order
Petfood extrusion processing: how to control the dry feed rate
How to know if functional petfood ingredients will work
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