Pet food experts shared their latest research, data and insights on pet nutrition, the pet food market, ingredients, safety, processing and consumer behavior during Petfood Forum 2018. Exclusive videos of select sessions are available for purchase and download.
The videos cover sessions on reaching connected pet food consumers, with Larine Urbina, vice president of communications, U.S. & Canada, for Tetra Pak; how high pressure processing supports clean label trends in raw pet foods, with Mark A. Duffy, CEO of Universal Pure, and Aaron Grimm, COO of Nature’s Variety; effect of carbohydrates on health and glycemic index in dogs, with Alexandra Rankovic, BScH, MSc candidate, at Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph; and the evolution and future of the grain-free ingredients market; with Isaac Matthews, director, pet food ingredients division, for Lansing Trade Group.
The videos can be purchased individually or as a package of four at www.PetfoodIndustry.com/Petfood-Forum-2018-videos. After purchasing a video, you will receive a confirmation email receipt with a link for future access to the video; be sure to save that email.
Petfood Forum 2019 speakers and topics announced soon
The organizers of Petfood Forum will soon be announcing the speakers and topics for 2019, including the opening keynote. Petfood Forum 2019 is scheduled for April 29-May 1 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. A preliminary schedule is available, as is early bird registration.
New features to this exclusive conference for the global pet food manufacturing industry will include a roundtable of pet e-commerce and retail executives and, in the exhibit hall, a product innovation stage and virtual pet food processing line. On April 29, prior to Petfood Forum, the Petfood Innovation Workshop will focus on clean label technology.
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