Pet food industry experts will present their newest research on novel ingredients, pet food trends, processing and other areas during Petfood Forum Europe 2017, scheduled for June 13 in Cologne, Germany.
Topics covered during the exclusive, one-day conference include an update on the global and European pet food markets, results of a survey on European consumers’ understanding of pet nutrition, freeze-dried pet food’s opportunities and challenges, flexible processing and energy efficient drying of pet food and the mineral profiles of dog foods in relation to product formulation. Other sessions will cover pet food ingredients such as polyphenols, proteins, eggshell membrane and prebiotic fructans.
Petfood Forum Europe 2017 will be part of the new FVG Select, a networking event organized and hosted by Victam. This event will include a series of industry specific conferences and matchmaking with colleagues and clients from throughout these important industry sectors, plus a small industry expo for a select group of companies. Besides Petfood Forum Europe, the other conferences will include FIAAP Animal Nutrition.
Registration for Petfood Forum Europe 2017 and FVG Select will open in February. For more information and the full program of speakers and topic descriptions, visit www.petfoodforumevents.com/europe/.
Another networking and learning opportunity, Petfood Forum 2017, will occur in Kansas City, Missouri, USA on April 3-5, 2017. This full conference and exhibition will feature keynotes by Randi Zuckerberg and Temple Grandin, PhD, as well as concurrent session tracks on pet food hot topics, novel ingredients, nutrition, marketing and processing/safety/packaging. Registration is open with discounts available until February 1.
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