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It IS possible to produce balanced vegetarian/vegan dog diets
There is sufficient information and enough ingredient options available to produce vegetarian and vegan diets for dogs in a safe and nutritionally balanced manner.
Insights into Wet Pet Food Quality
Kemin Nutrisurance – Your partner in wet pet food. Brand Insights from Kemin.
Collagen: A complex protein that may benefit joint health in pets
Collagen is an abundant protein that may provide benefit for animal joint repair associated with osteoarthritis. The challenge is finding the form that works best.
The future of protein for pet food is now
In a recent webinar, David Meeker and Greg Aldrich discussed our current protein situation and what the future holds with an eye toward expanding our options.
Plant-based proteins in pet food: the new, novel, niche
New sources of plant-based proteins may be part of the answer for extending and expanding the supply of protein in pet foods. These will provide a novel approach to the thought process beyond traditional sources.
Single cell proteins: Yeast an emerging protein ingredient for pet food
Yeast has been explored for decades as a complementary protein source. With supply chain and sustainability becoming major issues, it may be time for yeast protein meals to become a bigger player.
Insect proteins: Commercial-scale options for pet food
Black soldier fly larvae as a protein meal have emerged on the pet food ingredient scene.
Emerging protein sources in pet food
Insect proteins, single-cell proteins, microalgae and pulse proteins will expand pet food's options as alternative proteins gain ground.
Beef by-products: No guts no glory!
There are many quality choices regarding organ meats and beef by-products, despite what human squeamishness would have you believe.
Beef: A popular, complicated ingredient in dog and cat diets
There are many options and challenges to beef in the supply chain, both historically and currently; in spite of that it remains a popular pet food ingredient.
Cheese: A fun food ingredient for pets and their owners
Dr. Greg Aldrich provides an overview of the origin and potential benefit for adding cheese to pet foods and treats.
Chicken meal: Is there anything new with this ingredient’s use in pet food?
A staple in pet food chicken meal has undergone modest changes to its definition and composition in the past 15 years, but challenges remain.
Fibers and Legumes
Soybean meal: A quality ingredient with a lot of critics
Despite claims to the contrary, soybean meal remains a consistent, quality, sustainable and nutritious part of value-minded pet foods.
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