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Find the latest articles, studies and news on natural and organic canned, dry and fresh dog and cat foods that use human-grade, certified-organic ingredients. Topics include grain-free diets, functional (prescription), raw, freeze-dried and fresh pet food formulations from the editors of Petfood Industry magazine.
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4 trends in the Mexican pet food market

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 22:00
Four specific trends are driving demand for dog and cat food in the Mexican pet food market, said Ivan Franco of Triplethree International.
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Carna4: pet food formulas inspired by health food trends

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 08:54
This pet food manufacturer takes inspiration from the human health food sector to formulate innovative, whole-food recipes for dogs and cats.
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Facility to make insect-based novel pet food ingredient

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 22:00
The joint venture, called EnviroFlight, plans to significantly expand production of ingredients for sustainable feed and nutrition derived from black soldier flies.
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Infographic: The future of plant-based pet food proteins

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 22:00
Many plant-based proteins have been widely used in human and animal nutrition for years, while others are just now starting to become popular and widely available.
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Functional foods’ effects on dog, cat health summarized

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 22:00
Learn what 17 peer-reviewed studies on functional foods in dog and cat diets discovered about functional ingredients’ effects on animal health.
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Survey finds dog owners want clean label dog food

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:00
Seventy-five percent of respondents said their clean eating efforts influence what they feed their dogs.
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#tbt Raw pet food growth continues despite concerns

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:00
Raw pet food sales have already grown from US$117 million to US$393 million between 2012 and 2016 in the United States.
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Pet food formulation lessons from feeding sled dog champs

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 22:00
The winner of this year’s Iditarod Trail dog sled race ate an experimental formula from Dr. Tim’s.
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Clean label pet food certified by nonprofit group

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 22:00
Clean Label Project, a national nonprofit organization focused on health and transparency in labeling.
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Canadian raw pet food maker moving to new facility

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 22:00
Western Canadian raw pet food producer Red Dog Deli Raw Food Company Inc., the maker of Red Dog Blue Kat, opened its doors in 2004.
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Why consumer attitudes matter in pet food formulation

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 14:20
Consumers’ views of the foods they eat carry over into what they expect their pets to eat, participants in Pets Family Feud found out at Petfood Innovation Workshop.
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Firm invests millions in UK natural dog, cat food company

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 22:00
Piper, a United Kingdom-based consumer brands investment firm, increased its presence in the natural foods market by investing £5 million (US$6.24 million) into Pet Food UK.
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US natural pet food market sales top US$8.2 billion

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 00:00
Packaged Facts analysts tracked US pet food sales and identified consumers’ demographic patterns, while forecasting rising trends for new natural pet foods.
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Consumers’ ethical demands impacting pet food marketing

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 22:00
Consumers want to know the societal impact of a pet food company, said Eric Pierce, director of business insights at New Hope Network, at Petfood Forum 2016.
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