A two-day practical short course on extruded pet foods and treats will be presented in July 26-28, 2016, at Texas A&M University by staff, industry representatives, and consultants.
The program will cover information on material handling, preconditioning, extrusion of pet foods, extruded and non-extruded treats, raw material, extrusion hardware, automation, product analysis, meat handling in pet food, drying, cooling and enrobing, food safety, pet food and treat shelf life, and trouble shooting. Practical demonstration of pet food and treats will be shown on single and twin screw extruders.
Reservations are accepted on a first-come basis.
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