How to solve extruded LID pet food production challenges

The presentation will review strategies on how the U.S. and French pet specialty retail market can compete against e-commerce pet products.

Oct 18th, 2017
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To register to learn approaches for next generation limited ingredient products, CLICK HERE.

This webinar will discuss the challenges involved with the increasing number of limited ingredient diets being introduced into the market. Chief among these challenges are creating a nutritionally balanced kibble that the animal will like, that is also durable, easy to produce, and from ingredients consistent in their supply, quality, and sustainability. The presenters will provide their input on solutions to these challenges and identify approaches that can be used for the next generation of limited ingredient products entering the market.

This webinar will broadcast at:

  • 9:00 AM Central (Chicago)


  • Fewer Ingredients does not equal Simpler Formulation
  • Fewer Ingredients does not equal Easier Processing
  • Fewer Ingredients equals wide product specification range
  • Fewer Ingredients equals reduced Food Safety flexibility

This webinar is sponsored by Extru-Tech and presented by Petfood Industry and WATT Global Media.


Speaker Info:

Dr. Greg Aldrich, president of Pet Food & Ingredient Technology Inc.

Dr. Greg Aldrich, president of Pet Food & Ingredient Technology Inc., is an independent nutritionist specializing in foods, ingredients and nutrition for companion animals, as well as research associate professor and petfood program coordinator for the petfood research production program at Kansas State University. He writes a monthly column for Petfood Industry magazine on ingredient issues. Aldrich earned his doctorate in nutrition from the University of Illinois, a master of science from the University of Missouri and Bachelor of Science from Kansas State. He has held management and technical positions with Co-op Feeds, the Iams Co., Kemin Industries Inc. and Menu Foods Ltd. He is a member of the American Society of Animal Science, American Society for Nutrition and American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition.


Will Henry, Director of Technology / Research & Development at Extru-Tech, Inc.

Will Henry received his Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering in 1996 at Kansas State University. He is currently the Director of Technology / Research & Development at Extru-Tech, Inc.  Henry currently holds professional certifications in HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points), BSL-2 (Biosafety Level 2, Aseptic Laboratory/Sampling Techniques) and SQF Practitioner.

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