Proteins / Pet Food Ingredients
on August 22, 2008

Textured vegetable protein: all about appearance

It makes for a great visual effect in canned foods

TVP retains its shape, coloration and distinct outline during retort.

Textured vegetable protein (TVP), the meat extender we loved to ridicule in our school lunches, may be more prevalent in petfood than many realize. It isn't being used to stretch the meat budget or even to supplement meat protein. Instead…

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