Pet Food Palatability

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3 Steps for Finding A Pet Food Ingredient Supplier

Whether you’re a pet food brand seeking to expand your product line or a retailer looking to develop your own pet food, ingredients matter. But not all ingredients are created (or sourced) equally. In this blog, we discuss how to identify a trusted supplier.
Whether you’re a pet food brand seeking to expand your product line or a retailer looking to develop your own pet food, ingredients matter. But not all ingredients are created (or sourced) equally. In this blog, we discuss how to identify a trusted supplier.
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Optimizing pet food safety, palatability throughout the supply chain

From raw materials to the pet bowl, learn how to optimize pet food and rendered product attributes like oxidation, food safety, nutrition and palatability throughout the supply chain. Sponsored by Kemin
From raw materials to the pet bowl, learn how to optimize pet food and rendered product attributes like oxidation, food safety, nutrition and palatability throughout the supply chain. Sponsored by Kemin
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Measuring cats’ delight at dinner benefits pet food makers

Measuring the enjoyment a cat experiences while eating food and treats isn’t as straightforward as measuring how much they consume overall, but it provides insights that pet food makers wouldn’t have otherwise.

Measuring a cat’s enjoyment of their food can help pet food formulators develop new products and improve existing ones.


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BSF protein an ‘easy swap’ for other proteins in dog food

Enterra palatability, digestibility and maintenance trials show black soldier fly-based diet performed well and provided all of the necessary nutrients to maintain dog health
With alternative proteins increasing in popularity in human foods, they are also gaining interest from consumers of pet food, and black soldier fly (BSF)-based ingredients are among the most popular.
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Ancient grains digestible, palatable as rice in dog food

In an experiment, ten adult female Beagles ate one of five diets included up to 40% rice or one of four ancient grains: amaranth, white proso millet, quinoa or oat groats.

In an experiment, ten adult female Beagles ate one of five diets included up to 40% rice or one of four ancient grains: amaranth, white proso millet, quinoa or oat groats. 


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Criteria for choosing extruded dog, cat food ingredients

Nutrition, processability and other practical concerns, along with sustainability and marketability influence the choices pet food formulators make when developing recipes.

Certain criteria influence why pet food formulators choose specific ingredients for new recipes to be processed in extruders.


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Unleash the Power of Postbiotics in Pets

An advanced, natural health product for your four-legged friends that promotes more healthy days.
TruMune is a natural pet food ingredient found in many well-known brands, made by professionals. It’s simple: an advanced, natural health product for your four-legged friends that promotes more healthy days.
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What’s on the horizon for pet food ingredients

Health-conscious pet parents want their pets’ diet to mimic their own lifestyle and nutrition choices.
When you think of pet food ingredients what comes to mind? Probably beef or chicken, maybe “white fish” for cats? These have been staple ingredients for most pet foods brands in recent memory. However, health-conscious pet parents and the super-premium brands they support have become increasingly interested in unique, sustainable proteins, such as, tilapia, green beans, millet and more recently, insect meal.
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