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Pet Food Palatability

The latest pet food science and testing behind creating wet and dry cat food and dog food to appeal to companion animal’s sense of taste, smell and sight.

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Palatability technologies in the pet food industry

Consumers are more attentive than ever to their pets’ preferences, meaning the industry must use the latest technology to ensure their foods end up in pet owners’ homes.
Consumers are more attentive than ever to their pets’ preferences, meaning the industry must use the latest technology to ensure their foods end up in pet owners’ homes.
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Petfood Forum Europe 2015 offers latest petfood research

Exclusive conference provides cutting-edge knowledge and studies on nutrition, petfood ingredients, safety, processing and more
Petfood professionals from Europe and around the world can learn the latest petfood data and information during Petfood Forum Europe 2015.
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Petfood palatability: More information from SPF/Diana Pet Food

Creating emotional palatability with petfood
Beside this fundamental research focused on animal, Diana Pet Food experts are considering another major actor of the palatability system: the pet owner. Indeed, market feedback on the performance of a food is closely linked with the owner perception of its pet enjoyment during meal time.
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Petfood palatability: More information from AFB International

AFB International, a market leader in petfood palatability, has a wealth of knowledge available to petfood industry professionals
AFB International launched their Palatants Plus blog at www.palatantsplus.com. The blog is designed to share the latest petfood palatability research and developments with petfood industry professionals and how it can enhance petfood performance. Current topics include collaborative innovation, liquid palatants and tracking palatability.
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Good Taste: Petfood palatability update 2014

The newest petfood palatability technology, research methods and techniques
Palatants entice a pet to consume a food, treat or supplement that, while nutritious, may be inconsistent with their native diet. Dry petfoods make more frequent use of palatants, and use palatants at higher inclusion rates than wet foods. Wet foods tend naturally to be more palatable due to processing techniques and higher moisture content. Palatants are often available as dry powders, liquids and gravies.
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Pet Moz resource focuses on dog food reviews

Site also includes cost savings for consumers
Pet Moz has launched a new resource focusing purely on dog food reviews.The website offers an introduction to the reviews Pet Moz has collated for the best dog food brands like Iams, Purina and By Nature.
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Food palatability and canine obesity

Is there research available that proves the tastier the petfood, the fatter it will make the pet?
Contrary to common consent, there is no published evidence that the addition of palatability enhancers to industrially produced foods increases the risk of obesity development in dogs. However, there is such evidence for added fat, which is both a conditional palatant and a concentrated energy source.
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