The research was conducted independently by Kelly Swanson, PhD, associate professor of nutrition and animal sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with his team. Preliminary results of the study, which Swanson and Nature's Variety said was the first conducted on raw dog foods, showed high palatability and digestibility for the diets tested.
Beginning with a new, more contemporary brand logo, Nature's Variety has also reworked its product packaging and overall brand identity to reflect its new company purpose, "Empowering people to transform the lives of pets."
By Greg Aldrich, Ph.D.
The options for plant-based proteins in pet food are expanding all the time.
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Despite the pandemic and economic turmoil, pet food saw healthy sales increases in 2020, as did market leaders.