Pet Food Palatability

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Americans feel ‘guilty’ about kibble odor; French ‘joyful’

Among study participants, French and American pet owners expressed different emotional approaches toward kibble odor.
Among the pet owners of Brittany of France, Kansas in the Unites States and Réunion Island, off the east coast of Africa, scientists found differences in people’s psychological reactions to dog and cat food.
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Korean foods inspire fermented chicken dog snacks

Korean scientists drew on their own culinary culture to inspire their work developing a method to ferment mechanically deboned chicken meat (MDCM) for use in dog treats.
Fermented chicken could serve as a functional ingredient in dog treats and snacks.
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Scientific tip for seaweed palatability in dog food

Scientists compared the palatability of dog kibble made with the seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum to a diet without the algal ingredient.
While high levels of seaweed inclusion reduced dogs’ preference for the kibble, the researchers offered advice for maintaining palatability while using seaweed-based pet food ingredients.
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Delivering optimum nutrition in the pet food marketplace

Supporting cognitive function, sustaining the active canine and providing a lifetime of nutritional support through functional ingredients and formulation options. Sponsored by DSM.
Supporting cognitive function, sustaining the active canine and providing a lifetime of nutritional support through functional ingredients and formulation options. Sponsored by DSM.
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Improving pet well-being and owner satisfaction

Strategies and market insights on palatability, packaging, and pet nutrition. Sponsored by Diana Pet Food.
Strategies and market insights on palatability, packaging, and pet nutrition. Sponsored by Diana Pet Food.
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Improving pet food quality through custom processing

Enhance palatability, reduce product degradation and ensure quality using custom pet food processing solutions. Sponsored by Schenck Process Group.
Enhance palatability, reduce product degradation and ensure quality using custom pet food processing solutions. Sponsored by Schenck Process Group.
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