Pet Food Processing

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Pet food extrusion: specialty processing flexibility is key

As trends such as specialty ingredients and high-meat formulations grow in the pet food market, extruders are innovating to ensure success for themselves and their customers.
As trends such as specialty ingredients and high-meat formulations grow in the pet food market, extruders are innovating to ensure success for themselves and their customers.
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How to boost profits by looking at moisture in pet food

Pet food manufacturers can find opportunities for improvement in their production process by looking closely at the drying step.
Pet food manufacturers track maintenance costs and sometimes energy costs, but rarely do they track the costs associated with over drying. Frequently, the dryer isn’t even considered until yields are visibly reduced. The good news is a pet food manufacturer can easily find opportunities to make improvements just by looking closely at the drying step. The return can be especially high. 
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Producing top quality, safe pet food requires attention to detail

Achieving consistent top quality in pet food formulations requires constant attention to both the ingredients and formulations. Sponsored by Adifo
Achieving consistent top quality in pet food formulations requires constant attention to both the ingredients and formulations. Sponsored by Adifo
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Freeze-dried raw pet food demand growing quickly

The now-niche category could expand to become up to 10 percent of the market.
Freeze-dried raw pet foods are a small but rapidly growing segment of the pet food industry, said Maria Lange, GfK business group director. However, the now-niche category could expand to become up to 10 percent of the market.
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Pet Food Institute urges food safety rule obedience

Virtually all US pet food and treat makers affected by legal changes
The national trade association for the US pet food industry, the Pet Food Institute (PFI), issued a reminder about the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) pet food safety rule.
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Royal Canin breaks ground on South Dakota facility

The new facility is scheduled to begin production in April 2019.
Royal Canin USA, a subsidiary of Mars Petcare Inc., held a groundbreaking event at the site of the new plant, which includes an investment expected to exceed $100 million.
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