Natural / Organic Pet Food

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Natural claim influenced 45 percent of pet food buyers

In the results of the survey, 45 percent of pet owners responded that they were more inclined to purchase pet food labeled as “natural”.
In a survey of 100 adult pet owners in the United States, the word “natural” most influenced people’s decision to purchase a particular pet food.
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Nascent insect-based pet food industry eyes ecology

Insect farms should be wary of potential environmental effects of escapees, as well as the sustainability of feed and housing, said scientists.
Scientists suggested that insect farms focus on developing ideal practices for optimizing sustainability before the industry grows too large to change easily.
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Dogs prefer grain-free over ancient grain carb sources

On the manufacturing end, ancient grain carb sources also behaved differently in extruders than grain-free dog food formulations.
Grain-free dog foods beat ancient grains in a palatability study, but that doesn’t mean ancient grains like sorghum and millet don’t have a role in pet food formulations.
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3 pet food trends driving industry growth in 2019

With pet humanization as a backdrop, we look at the top trends that will influence the pet food industry in the coming year.
Pet humanization continues to affect pet food industry trends; we look at the top trends that will influence the pet food industry in the coming year.
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