Pet Food Ingredients / Fibers and Legumes
on October 15, 2017

Beans: Where are they in dog and cat foods?

Beans are popular in human foods but conspicuously absent in grain-free pet foods.

A few years ago, peas and pulses and other legume seeds were featured as alternative carbohydrates in pet foods. These have become quite popular in the world of grain-free options. However, there is a conspicuous gap in the use of the legume seeds from the Phaseolus family, the so-called…

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