Pet Food Processing

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Purina expands Iowa pet food plant, gets tax break

Nestlè Purina PetCare plans to expand their pet food production facility in Clinton, Iowa, USA by increasing the size of its finished product warehouse.
The pet food factory expansion will allow for augmented production and installation of additional manufacturing equipment.
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Freshpet to build third pet food facility with Texas help

Refrigerated dog and cat food maker Freshpet will build a pet food manufacturing facility in Ennis, Texas, USA.
The new facility will create 427 jobs and generate more than US$264 million in capital investment. A Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant of US$2,138,000 was extended to Freshpet.
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Step-by-step pet food production and safety essentials

“It's a really great networking opportunity, as well,” Jennifer Adolfe, PhD, said. “Lots of different people from around the world are attending the workshop today.”
Starting with ingredients, then moving to dry kibble processing to packaging and stages in between, top industry experts will help you understand the key steps and functions of each stage of product development and production – plus the all-important aspects of quality, safety and testing.
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Fresh meat in pet food No. 1 trend affecting extrusion

As the high-protein trend in pet food continues to expand, sending more fresh meat formulations through the extrusion process presents challenges to current technologies.
As the high-protein trend in pet food continues to expand, sending more fresh meat formulations through the extrusion process presents challenges to current technologies.
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Simmons Pet Food closing New Jersey canning facility

On November 4, Simmons Pet Food announced the closure of its pet food production facility in Pennsauken, New Jersey, USA by late next year.
In 2020, Simmons will transition the shuttered factory’s canned pet food production to a high-speed line at its Emporia, Kansas, USA facility, which opened in June.
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