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Pet Food Ingredients / Pet Food Palatability
on March 15, 2018

Improving pet food through palatability performance

A collection of updates that cover research and palatability enhancers to help optimize pet health and consumption. Sponsored by AFB International.

Do dogs have feeding personalities? Scientifically validating pet parent reports of dog feeding styles

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After learning that I work for a palatant company, pet owners often tell me that they notice their dogs have unique feeding styles. I hear stories like, “My dog Dolly really picks through her food and it takes her forever to eat,” or, “My dog Bruce always gobbles up his food super-fast!” But these reports seem to go beyond an assessment of the way dogs eat: They also seem to influence what pet parents think about their dogs’ satisfaction with their food. 

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Dried distillers grains may boost cat food palatability

Yeast in next generation dried distillers grains could boost palatability of cat food.

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Fat Quality: What you need to know

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Pet food scientists know fat is an important ingredient in pet foods. However, not all fats are quality fats and even high-quality fats need to be treated to ensure they maintain that quality. That’s why it’s crucial for all disciplines within pet food producers—from purchasing and sales to marketing and general management—to understand how the investment in good fat quality contributes to pet food palatability and, ultimately, the bottom line.

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Sensor technology may help pet food palatability testing

Certain parameters need to be established to calibrate the sensors to dogs’ and cats’ preferences.

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Paired vs. Monadic - What's the difference?

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Paired Comparison assessments can tell us something different than Monadic assessments. Paired Comparison uses two bowls, where two different foods are presented. In Monadic testing, only one bowl of food is presented.

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