Pet Food Processing


Hemp seed oil in dog food processing technology developed

The research was conducted at the Food Science and Technology Centre in Alberta, Canada.
Research suggests that Naturally Splendid Enterprises’ proprietary encapsulation process may protect the omega-3 fatty acids, minerals and vitamins in hemp seed oil during the dog food manufacturing process.
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Seventh US Purina plant now sends no waste to landfills

The Oklahoma City facility employs approximately 350 people.
Nestlé Purina’s Oklahoma City manufacturing facility, which produces pet food and treat brands such as Purina Beyond, Friskies, Purina Pro Plan and Beneful, has achieved zero waste to landfill status.
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Petfood Forum to feature Mars exec, Zuckerberg, Grandin

Mars Petcare’s general manager, Randi Zuckerberg and Temple Grandin to headline Petfood Forum 2017.
Petfood Forum 2017 will showcase Mars Petcare’s general manager, keynotes Randi Zuckerberg and Temple Grandin, plus the latest dog and cat food research.
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Purina opens US$86 million pet food factory in Brazil

Purina’s investment will generate around 80 new direct jobs and a further 400 indirect jobs.
The new Purina site in Ribeirão Preto will make wet food for cats and dogs from the Friskies, Cat Chow, Pro Plan and Dog Chow ranges.
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Why pet food ingredient traceability matters

Traceability needs to account for people’s behavior, as well as products.
Accurate traceability of ingredients allows pet food manufacturers to solve biosecurity problems more, said Ken Wilson, PhD, of Simmons Feed Ingredients, at Petfood Forum.
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Dental pet treats factory expanding in Pennsylvania

The expansion will create 115 new, full-time jobs over the next three years.
Targeted Pet Treats, manufacturer of private-label dental-hygiene dog treats, committed to invest US$3.4 million in their existing pet treat facility in Warren, Pennsylvania, USA.
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Petfood Forum 2017 to present latest pet food research

Exclusive conference's 25th edition also features keynotes by Randi Zuckerberg and Temple Grandin
Petfood Forum 2017 showcases the most up-to-date pet food research and hot topics on dog and cat food nutrition, ingredients, marketing, safety and more.
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