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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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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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Pet parents look beyond natural with pet food purchases

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 08:00
Pet owners demand more specific pet food features and claims, certification of pet food ingredients and transparency from pet food companies.
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Rice-based pet food ingredients earn non-GMO label

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 22:00
RIBUS products can replace synthetic ingredients such as silicon dioxide in pet food.
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Infographic: Owners, vets differ on organic, raw pet food

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 22:00
Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) researchers found that pet owners and veterinary professionals disagreed on key pet food issues.
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New pet food products focus on health, human food trends

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 08:00
More than 80 percent of new pet food products launched globally carry some sort of health-related label claim, according to a new report from Innova.
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Education and innovation built Frenchie’s dog food sales

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 03:00
Staying on the forefront of pet food trends meant needing to inform pet owners.
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How pet specialty stores drive US pet food market growth

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 07:00
Dog and cat food sales in US pet stores are growing nearly 5 percent a year, driven by hot pet food trends like natural, grain-free and limited ingredients.
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Opportunities for pet food in US farm and feed channel

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 07:00
Though known for low-priced pet food, the US farm and feed channel saw US$3.5 billion in sales, with natural and grain-free pet foods gaining a foothold.
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