Pet Food Ingredients

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3D printing pet treats with plant, insect, algae protein

A pet food and treat company could offer a 3D-printing device optimized for producing pet treats, then sell the ingredients to pet owners via a subscription service. For large, established companies, 3D-printed pet consumables could streamline the new product development process or allow specialized services for pet owners.

Ordering a perfect cup of Earl Grey tea from a Star Trek-style replicator remains for the next generation. However, small-scale 3D printing of pet treats may not be science fiction for long. Those futuristically created treats may themselves contain equally unconventional ingredients, such as insect and algae proteins.


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Optimizing pet food safety, palatability throughout the supply chain

From raw materials to the pet bowl, learn how to optimize pet food and rendered product attributes like oxidation, food safety, nutrition and palatability throughout the supply chain. Sponsored by Kemin
From raw materials to the pet bowl, learn how to optimize pet food and rendered product attributes like oxidation, food safety, nutrition and palatability throughout the supply chain. Sponsored by Kemin
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Pet food growth may outstrip animal protein supply

Animal protein production bottlenecks were only one of the supply chain issues facing the pet food industry now and in the near future, according to researchers in their examination of the interplay among human and pet food ingredient demands.

Animal protein production bottlenecks were only one of the supply chain issues facing the pet food industry now and in the near future, according to researchers in their examination of the interplay among human and pet food ingredient demands.


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Toxic pet food contaminants: Arsenic, BPA, PCB, aflatoxin…

With climate change and shifting growth patterns for crops, aflatoxin may become even more of an issue in the future.

In the production of pet foods, no different than human foods, there are a number of compounds that make their way into the food that aren’t a part of the formula/recipe or stated on the ingredient listing.


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