Pet Food Ingredients

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2 freeze-dried pet food ingredient trends: raw, upcycled

As pet owners continue to focus on health and nutrition aspects of their animals’ foods, freeze-dried ingredients may help pet food companies provide shelf-stable, minimally processed options.
Demand for freeze-dried meats, fruits and vegetables continues to grow, as pet food makers look for ways to differentiate their products while preserving ingredients’ nutrients.
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Plants in 2020 pet food products driven by health

Pet owners’ concerns for their own health, and that of family including pets, may drive continued growth in functional ingredients, including fruits, vegetables and other plant-based ingredients.
Pet owners’ concerns for their own health, and that of family including pets, may drive continued growth in functional ingredients, including fruits, vegetables and other plant-based ingredients.
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Pandemic slows kangaroo co-product dog treat shipping

The ongoing pandemic affected importation and exportation of dog treats and chews made from kangaroo organs and other co-products.
Kangaroo may seem a novel ingredients to the global pet food industry, but dogs have dined on marsupial meat and co-products for thousands of years.
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Water buffalo by-product dog treats help sustainable farms

Water buffalo by-products, such as horns, lungs and udders, can serve as novel ingredients for dog treats and chews with social benefits and lower environmental impact than other protein sources.
Water buffalo by-products, such as horns, lungs and udders, can serve as novel ingredients for dog treats and chews with social benefits and lower environmental impact than other protein sources.
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Foodomics study not meant to link peas in dog food to DCM

Business-to-consumer news media outlets have covered the research as if it found a causal relationship among certain ingredients, especially peas, and canine dilated cardiomyopathy.
Business-to-consumer news media outlets have covered the research as if it found a causal relationship among certain ingredients, especially peas, and canine dilated cardiomyopathy.
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