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 •  October 3

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 and creating an opportunity for the Mexican pet food industry. To help...

Safcol USA Inc

 •  September 24

A FPSA global forecast 2022 report provides insight into the pet food processing equipment market.
During a press briefing at Process Expo, David Seckman, president of the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA), provided insight into three important global forecast reports, including a focus on pet food processing equipment over the next five...

Safcol USA Inc

 •  September 18

Natural pet food has become a strong pet food labeling trend in the United States.
While federal and state regulations define the requirements for labeling pet food as organic, natural pet food labeling lacks that legal clarity. Both livestock feed and human food federal agencies have a say in organic pet food labeling, as do state legislatures...

Safcol USA Inc

 •  September 18

Marketing pet foods as natural, like Forthglade’s, has become a strong trend in the dog and cat food industry.
Forthglade, a Winkleigh, Devon, England-based natural pet food manufacturer, has completed the purchase of two plots at a business park and will be developing a new manufacturing facility at the site, according to a press release....

Safcol USA Inc

 •  September 17

Kent Nutrition Group broke ground on a new expansion project in northwest Iowa.
Kent Nutrition Group (KNG), a US-based animal feed and pet food manufacturer, broke ground on a new expansion project for their Deluxe Feeds Sheldon location on September 14, 2017. The new northwest Iowa plant will increase volume and the flexibility of the operation...

Safcol USA Inc

 •  September 12

Although thiamine deficiency can be deadly in cats, no one has found a solution to the problem of thiamine loss during high temperature processing.
Cat food container size and shape aren’t the solution to thiamine loss during processing, pet food researchers concluded. Although initial experimental results suggested smaller containers might retain...

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 •  August 29

Dogs fed either extruded, raw or lightly cooked dog foods ended up with different species of bacteria in their feces.
In an experiment, dogs fed either extruded, raw or lightly cooked dog foods ended up with different species of bacteria and other organisms in their feces. Those results give clues about how raw types of diets influence dog health,...

Safcol USA Inc

 •  August 29

The high-meat pet food trend created a problem for extruder operators, which gelatin might fix.
Gelatin now used in dental pet treats may help solve the problem of crumbling high-meat pet food kibble, while providing more protein. Kansas State University (KSU) researchers found that low-Bloom gelatin, a type used to clarify wine and form dental pet...

Safcol USA Inc

 •  August 25

Canidae Farms was founded in Cheney, Kansas, USA to grow dog and cat food ingredients.
Canidae Pet Food aspires to have a hand in the farming and ranching of every ingredient in their dog and cat foods, Rafi Kalachian, director of marketing at Canidae, told Petfood Industy. The company recently took the first step on that thousand-mile journey by...

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 •  August 14

Pet owners need education to accept cricket-based dog treats, and they need to see the products firsthand.
Two dog treats introduced at SuperZoo used crickets as a novel pet food ingredient. The founders of these pet treat companies told Petfood Industry about cricket-based dog treats' sustainability, health and animal welfare aspects. However, pet...