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  • 5 strategies for improving safety, nutrition of pet food

    8 Mixer Maintenance Tips to Extend the Life of Your Equipment Sponsored content Ribbon blenders, paddle mixers and other types of mixers are integral to an ingredient system. With proper maintenance, these mixers can last for decades. Without proper maintenance, they may wear out prematurely. Setting aside time regularly to perform ingredient system mixer maintenance […] More

  • New pet food product launches down during 2020 pandemic

    New pet food product launches down during 2020 pandemic

    In the May 2020 issue of Petfood Industry, discover which U.S. pet food companies were added to China’s customs list, how AAFCO regulations are likely to change and what the pet food industry will look like after the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE in Petfood Industry magazine Original Source link More

  • Are you confident in the pet food market’s resilience?

    Are you confident in the pet food market’s resilience?

    Everyone in the pet food industry probably banks on the pet food market living up to its reputation (at least since about 10 years ago) of being recession resistant. And you possibly now hope it’s pandemic resistant, too – but how confident are you in the market and industry’s strength and health in the short […] More

  • Vet telemedicine, online food ordering up during COVID-19

    Vet telemedicine, online food ordering up during COVID-19

    Human virtual healthcare visits are now expected to surge beyond 1 billion in 2020 thanks to current events, according to consumer insights group Forrester Research Inc., and as more people become familiar and comfortable with digital diagnoses, they’re beginning to want the same for their pets. “We’ve seen a significant uptick in telemedicine,” said Dr. […] More

  • Pet food business confidence survey seeks participants

    Pet food business confidence survey seeks participants

    In the April 2020 issue of Petfood Industry, learn about professionals’ confidence level, pet microbiome research, vitamin K’s nutritional value to dogs and cats and discover how Scotch whisky byproducts become pet food ingredients. READ MORE in Petfood Industry magazine Original Source link More

  • Despite pandemic, Indonesia pet food remains bullish

    Despite pandemic, Indonesia pet food remains bullish

    In the April 2020 issue of Petfood Industry, learn about professionals’ confidence level, pet microbiome research, vitamin K’s nutritional value to dogs and cats and discover how Scotch whisky byproducts become pet food ingredients. READ MORE in Petfood Industry magazine Original Source link More

  • Thailand ranks as world's No. 4 pet food exporter

    Thailand ranks as world’s No. 4 pet food exporter

    With pet food exports worth over US$1.693 billion in 2019, Thailand has now become the world’s fourth-largest pet food exporter after the United States, the European Union and China. Thailand’s Department of Trade Negotiations said the country’s pet food exports have risen 4% year-on-year ever since its ASEAN neighbors and… Original Source link More

  • Pet Food Alert: “Add Moisture First” Label Needed

    Pet Food Alert: “Add Moisture First” Label Needed

    Attention all freeze dried and dehydrated pet food manufacturers: do the right thing…put an alert on your label. There is a serious concern with dehydrated or freeze-dried pet foods that needs to be openly addressed. These are great pet food options, but only if the pet food is properly hydrated before feeding it to your […] More

  • Video: How pet food brands can connect with consumers now

    Video: How pet food brands can connect with consumers now

    As many consumers remain hunkered down at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, pet food brands can keep their messages and products front of mind by using digital channels that are reaching their customers today – especially mobile – and providing content that addresses the pet owners’ current challenges. These were some of the insights provided […] More

  • Will COVID-19 surge in pet food, other e-commerce last?

    Will COVID-19 surge in pet food, other e-commerce last?

    Well before the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted every aspect of life and business as we know them, e-commerce was enacting its own form of disruption, including in the pet food market. Over the last few months, with most people around the world quarantined or sheltering at home, online purchasing in every category has soared, and some […] More

  • Premium pet food buyers double down on e-commerce

    Premium pet food buyers double down on e-commerce

    Last month’s column argued that pet market gains and losses are increasingly about the internet not simply due the cannibalization/Chewy-ification of pet product sales, but just as sharply because of the indirect effects of the e-commerce boom on cross-channel competition. Notably, for example, despite the long-running pet product premiumization and… Original Source link More

  • March online pet food sales grew 77% over 2019; Dry 84%

    March online pet food sales grew 77% over 2019; Dry 84%

    In the April 2020 issue of Petfood Industry, learn about professionals’ confidence level, pet microbiome research, vitamin K’s nutritional value to dogs and cats and discover how Scotch whisky byproducts become pet food ingredients. READ MORE in Petfood Industry magazine Original Source link More

  • Sales down YOY after pandemic’s pet food retail spike

    Sales down YOY after pandemic’s pet food retail spike

    In the April 2020 issue of Petfood Industry, learn about professionals’ confidence level, pet microbiome research, vitamin K’s nutritional value to dogs and cats and discover how Scotch whisky byproducts become pet food ingredients. READ MORE in Petfood Industry magazine Original Source link More

  • Pest control in pet food facilities: Best practices

    Pest control in pet food facilities: Best practices

    Pet food facilities, like all dry food processing facilities, are at risk to nearly every pest you can think of. Specific pest risks will be dependent on what said facilities are manufacturing, how they manufacture it, and their sanitation and structural risks. The highest pest risks “Of all the pest… Original Source link More

  • Cheese: A fun food ingredient for pets and their owners

    Cheese: A fun food ingredient for pets and their owners

    Cheese is found in several pet foods and treats; maybe not as the main ingredient, but certainly as a flavor or complementary feature to entice pets and their owners. Cheese promotes fun and diversity to their otherwise pedestrian flavor choices. It most certainly is a part of humanizing pets and… Original Source link More

  • Wet Noses: Making ‘the best damn dog food on the planet’

    Wet Noses: Making ‘the best damn dog food on the planet’

    Monroe, Washington-based pet food and treat company Wet Noses has a definite set of philosophies that make the brand tick — and they don’t mince words about where they stand. “We are independent,” the company’s website says. “And we plan to stay that way. Because we don’t like people telling… Original Source link More

  • New pet food e-commerce tool for Mexican vets, pet shops

    New pet food e-commerce tool for Mexican vets, pet shops

    Amidst increasing difficulties that independent pet shops and veterinarians are facing due to the COVID-19 lockdown policies in Mexico, a new tool is arriving that may help them change the local pet food competitive landscape. Petmarkt, a local premium pet food distribution company, is launching an innovative and disruptive platform to support veterinarians and independent […] More

  • COVID-19 influence on pet food consumer trends, behaviors

    COVID-19 influence on pet food consumer trends, behaviors

    The COVID-19 pandemic is changing nearly every aspect of life and business as we know it, and that seems to go for consumer behavior toward pet food purchasing and the trends driving that behavior. While convenience, technology and confidence have been key pet food drivers for at least a few years, and still are, they […] More

  • Humanization, natural pet food trends may be near limit

    Humanization, natural pet food trends may be near limit

    In the April 2020 issue of Petfood Industry, learn about professionals’ confidence level, pet microbiome research, vitamin K’s nutritional value to dogs and cats and discover how Scotch whisky byproducts become pet food ingredients. READ MORE in Petfood Industry magazine Original Source link More

  • Refrigeration considerations: Fresh, frozen pet food

    Refrigeration considerations: Fresh, frozen pet food

    In the April 2020 issue of Petfood Industry, learn about professionals’ confidence level, pet microbiome research, vitamin K’s nutritional value to dogs and cats and discover how Scotch whisky byproducts become pet food ingredients. READ MORE in Petfood Industry magazine Original Source link More

  • Video: COVID-19 lessons for pet food manufacturers

    Video: COVID-19 lessons for pet food manufacturers

    As the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread throughout the world, many pet food manufacturers in Italy, one of the hardest hit areas, experienced challenges before other companies in developed markets did. How did they cope, and what lessons have they learned? Paola Cane, Ph.D., CEO of Mia Solution, based in Torino, Italy, works with many […] More

  • How will COVID-19 affect pet food M&A in 2020?

    How will COVID-19 affect pet food M&A in 2020?

    In the April 2020 issue of Petfood Industry, learn about professionals’ confidence level, pet microbiome research, vitamin K’s nutritional value to dogs and cats and discover how Scotch whisky byproducts become pet food ingredients. READ MORE in Petfood Industry magazine Original Source link More

  • More AAFCO pet food regulation changes on the way

    More AAFCO pet food regulation changes on the way

    In the April 2020 issue of Petfood Industry, learn about professionals’ confidence level, pet microbiome research, vitamin K’s nutritional value to dogs and cats and discover how Scotch whisky byproducts become pet food ingredients. READ MORE in Petfood Industry magazine Original Source link More

  • Freshpet high protein dog food in two yellow bowls

    What Separates Freshpet vs the Dog Food: The Importance of Real, Fresh Protein

    Many of us know that there are a multitude of important nutrients our pets need in their diet, and we do our best to make sure they’re getting them. Protein remains one of the most important of these nutrients, as it provides dogs with several essential amino acids that are required to keep them happy […] More

  • Pet food safety protocols aid plants’ pandemic protection

    Pet food safety protocols aid plants’ pandemic protection

    In the April 2020 issue of Petfood Industry, learn about professionals’ confidence level, pet microbiome research, vitamin K’s nutritional value to dogs and cats and discover how Scotch whisky byproducts become pet food ingredients. READ MORE in Petfood Industry magazine Original Source link More

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