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Pet Food News / Pet Food Ingredients
on September 5, 2017

Fava beans: promising grain-free dog food ingredient

Fava beans may become another novel pet food ingredient in dog food formulators’ grain-free and plant-based protein toolkits.

Fava beans (Vicia faba) may become another novel pet food ingredient in dog food formulators’ grain-free or plant-based protein arsenals. Scientists ran an experiment to understand how dogs’ digestive systems handled fava beans, also called faba and broadbeans, at various proportions in dog food.

“It appears fava beans…

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