Pet Food News / Pet Food Ingredients / Ingredient Usage Analysis
on August 14, 2017

Cricket-based dog treats tackling pet owners’ ick factor

Pet owners need education to accept cricket-based dog treats, and they need to see the products firsthand.

Two dog treats introduced at SuperZoo used crickets as a novel pet food ingredient. The founders of these pet treat companies told Petfood Industry about cricket-based dog treats' sustainability, health and animal welfare aspects. However, pet owners need education to accept the six-legged protein sources, regardless of their virtues…

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