Pet Food Processing

Find the latest articles, research and news on commercially processing pet food for companion animals according to their nutritional needs from the editors of Petfood Industry magazine. Dog and cat food formulations generally consist of meat, meat byproducts, cereals, grains, vitamins and minerals.


Petfood Forum Europe showcases new pet food research

June 13 pet food conference in Germany also includes unique networking opportunities
Pet food professionals can learn the latest information on pet food nutrition, ingredients, processing and trends in the European pet food market.
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Hemp seed oil in dog food processing technology developed

The research was conducted at the Food Science and Technology Centre in Alberta, Canada.
Research suggests that Naturally Splendid Enterprises’ proprietary encapsulation process may protect the omega-3 fatty acids, minerals and vitamins in hemp seed oil during the dog food manufacturing process.
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Seventh US Purina plant now sends no waste to landfills

The Oklahoma City facility employs approximately 350 people.
Nestlé Purina’s Oklahoma City manufacturing facility, which produces pet food and treat brands such as Purina Beyond, Friskies, Purina Pro Plan and Beneful, has achieved zero waste to landfill status.
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Petfood Forum to feature Mars exec, Zuckerberg, Grandin

Mars Petcare’s general manager, Randi Zuckerberg and Temple Grandin to headline Petfood Forum 2017.
Petfood Forum 2017 will showcase Mars Petcare’s general manager, keynotes Randi Zuckerberg and Temple Grandin, plus the latest dog and cat food research.
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Why pet food ingredient traceability matters

Traceability needs to account for people’s behavior, as well as products.
Accurate traceability of ingredients allows pet food manufacturers to solve biosecurity problems more, said Ken Wilson, PhD, of Simmons Feed Ingredients, at Petfood Forum 2016.
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