Pet Food Ingredients

The latest research, analysis and information on dog and cat food ingredients, proteins, vitamins and supplements that are added to create nutritious pet food formulations from the editors of Petfood Industry magazine and Dr. Greg Aldrich’s monthly column, “Ingredient Insights.” Register for free to access premium content.

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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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Pet food extrusion focuses on precision

As the core processing step for pet food production, extrusion plays an important role, however it doesn’t make sense to focus exclusively on extrusion if precision material handling is not achieved in each step along the way from grinding to packaging.

As the core processing step for pet food production, extrusion plays an important role, however it doesn’t make sense to focus exclusively on extrusion if precision material handling is not achieved in each step along the way from grinding to packaging.


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Mussels in pet food help climate, wildlife and communities

Raising native mussels may pull more greenhouse gases from the environment than it releases.

In addition to the social and environmental sustainability aspects, mussels provide the important omega-3 fatty acids, DHA and EPA, which support dog and cat brains, hearts and other aspects of health. 


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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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