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Dog and Cat Food Nutrition / Pet Food Processing / Pet Food Ingredients / Pet Food Extrusion / Pet Food News
on August 29, 2017

Gelatin binds high-meat pet food kibble, boosts protein

The high-meat pet food trend created a problem for extruder operators, which gelatin might fix.

Gelatin now used in dental pet treats may help solve the problem of crumbling high-meat pet food kibble, while providing more protein. Kansas State University (KSU) researchers found that low-Bloom gelatin, a type used to clarify wine and form dental pet chews, reduced extruded-kibble breakage better than other forms of…

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