In October 2019, Petfood Industry contributors published eight blogs about antioxidants, crisis management, canine dilated cardiomyopathy and other topics.
October 2, 2019
Although Peruvian and Chilean fishmeal producers have interest in entering the pet food market, use of a synthetic antioxidant may limit their access.
October 7, 2019
Jane Goodall’s childhood pet dog, Rusty, taught her that animals have minds and personalities. The pet food industry can facilitate empathy for wildlife.
October 9, 2019
Practicing transparency with your pet food brand lets you define yourself and tell your story, while building goodwill to draw on in the event of a crisis.
October 16, 2019
Preemptive press releases ensure that a pet food company can get their message out to journalists as quickly as possible.
October 18, 2019
FDA claims it must keep the public informed about its DCM investigation, yet its updates have only caused consumer fear and pet food industry anxiety.
October 24, 2019
Seventy years ago, commercial cat food was still something of a novelty and luxury.
October 24, 2019
The many facets of recycling in the US alongside consumers’ desire for sustainable packaging options have presented plenty of ongoing challenges for the pet food industry.
October 27, 2019
Pet food and human food consumers want purposeful, inherently healthy ingredients, sustainability and transparency from companies providing food products.
Pet owners want a lot from their pet food brands. They want primary proteins that suit what they believe is best for their animal. They want grains or they don't. They want something customized, but it has to be easy to understand.
Constraints and crises, like those experienced in 2020, help drive innovation and sustainability offers context.