Sustainable Dog and Cat Food

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Silver carp dog foods rebrand invasive Asian carp

While the fish technically originated in Asia, there is no such species as an Asian carp. A few pet food companies have avoided confusion by focusing on silver carp in their dog food.
While the fish technically originated in Asia, there is no such species as an Asian carp. A few pet food companies have avoided confusion by focusing on silver carp in their dog food.
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Novel protein sources for future pet foods, less meat

High-meat and human-grade marketing claims grew in popularity over the past few decades, but researchers warned that the pet food industry will need to focus on protein sources that don’t compete with human foods, while efficiently using resources and minimizing environmental pollution and habitat loss.
High-meat and human-grade marketing claims grew in popularity over the past few decades, but researchers warned that the pet food industry will need to focus on protein sources that don’t compete with human foods, while efficiently using resources and minimizing environmental pollution and habitat loss.
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Insect-based pet food news: Mars, Ynsect and Enviroflight

Along with minding the insect’s well-being and agricultural effects on ecosystems, packaging of Lovebug insect-based cat food aims to reduce resource use.

Like insects themselves emerging in spring, insect-based pet food ingredient suppliers and the products that use them have been active lately.


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Past decade saw pet food sustainability growth

Dog, cat and other pet food sustainability evolved from a consumer driven trend to a standard part of pet food producers and suppliers’ business strategies.
A decade ago, Petfood Industry surveyed readers about the importance of sustainability in their companies. In the intervening decade, sustainability evolved from a consumer driven trend to a standard part of pet food producers and suppliers’ business strategies.
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