Pet Food Equipment

Find the latest articles, research and news on pet food equipment and the processes used to make commercial dog and cat food from the editors of Petfood Industry magazine. Topics include pet food extruder maintenance and processing, kibble drying technology, and plant energy management guidelines.


HorizonPSI now exclusive dealer of Guardian Ozone systems

HorizonPSI has partnered with Guardian Ozone, a provider of sanitation systems for the pet food industry.
HorizonPSI and Guardian Ozone have announced a partnership through which HorizonPSI is the exclusive dealer of Guardian Ozone systems for the pet food processing industry.
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Biomapping watches for Salmonella-susceptible pet food

By regularly monitoring indicator organisms over time, pet food facilities can keep tabs consistently on their Salmonella risk.
As opposed to trying to find the Salmonella needle in the food plant haystack, biomapping looks for conditions that make those needles more common.
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Mexican superpremium pet food workshop speaker announced

Arturo Valdez, GfK Mexico’s consumer and retail director, will deliver the opening session of Pet Food Technology: Innovation in Superpremium Diets.
In Mexico, superpremium dog and cat foods continue to grow in popularity, taking market share from established premium brands.
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Pet food processing equipment market shows growth

A FPSA global forecast 2022 report provides insight into the pet food processing equipment market.
The pet food processing equipment market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.5 percent in the next six years to reach a market of US$4.27 billion by 2022.
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Freshpet cuts downtime with automatic splicing

Freshpet manufacturing will install a second Butler Auto-splicer in their new packaging line.
Freshpet is looking to cut downtime and increase productivity with the installation of a second Butler Auto-splicer on their Chub-maker line.
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Mars will install new equipment in Hungary pet food plant

New equipment will boost pet food production at Mars plant in Hungary, reflecting growth trend in Eastern Europe’s pet food market.
US-based manufacturer Mars plans to invest HUF 1.5 billion (US$5.5 million) in installing new production equipment at its Hungarian pet food plant, raising the headcount by 70 to around 900.
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