Pet Food Extrusion


Mexican pet food industry served by upcoming workshop

The Petfood Technology Workshop Mexico will take place December 5 – 6, 2016, at the University of Baja California in Mexico.
Pet food sales in Mexico increased 13.7 percent in 2015 to MXN42.6 billion (US$2.28 billion), making Mexico among the top 10 pet care markets globally. To meet the needs of that booming market, representatives from Petfood Industry magazine have announced a new addition to the Petfood Forum portfolio of events.
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Novel proteins can fight pet obesity

Novel proteins often have lower calorie and fat contents than conventional protein sources.
Novel proteins can fight the pet obesity epidemic, suggests Mark J. Mendal, founder of Pet Proteins, in this video from Petfood Forum 2016. Novel proteins, such as venison, often have lower calorie and fat contents than conventional protein sources, such as beef.
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Pet food, treat pros interactive workshops announced

Pet treat and food workshops have similar names, different content
On August 8, the IGP Institute at Kansas State University will conduct the Pet Food Workshop. A month later, the Petfood Innovation Workshop and K-State Pet Food Experience will take place September 13 to 15.
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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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AFIA awards now include pet food plants

2016 Feed Facility of the Year now accepting applications
The American Feed Industry Association is now accepting applications for the 2016 Feed Facility of the Year awards program. Pet food facilities are now considered in the program.
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