Monthly Archives: July 2017

New pet food guidelines approved

vivadmin/ July 27, 2017/ News

An improved safety guide and updated dog and cat nutritional guidelines were agreed at the European Pet Food Industry Federation’s annual meeting in Manchester. “We are proud [of] having adopted an improved pet food safety guide as well as updated nutritional guidelines for cats and dogs.” FEDIAF president Marinus Pannevis concluded. The organisation provides guidance on how pet food companies

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Mars Petcare Launches CRAVE(TM)

vivadmin/ July 27, 2017/ Petfood Ingredients & Additives

Mars Petcare, a leader in the pet food industry, introduces CRAVE™, a new brand of dog and cat food crafted to nourish pets through high-protein, meat-first, grain-free recipes – like the diets of their wolf and wildcat ancestors – providing nutrients for a strong, lean body and energy to chase. Offered at both pet specialty stores and mass retailers at

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Call for clearer labelling

vivadmin/ July 24, 2017/ Petfood Processing Technology

A small-batch pet food manufacturer has partnered with an online label printer to investigate ‘misleading’ terms on pet food packaging and are calling for more honesty and clarity for consumers in the labelling. The Pet Food Manufacturing Association standards state that all information given on a pet food label must be truthful and not misleading. “The vocabulary displayed should be

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New Bio-ResponseTM Technology Transforms Pet Health Care

vivadmin/ July 19, 2017/ News

PetPace, the world leader in wearable technology for pets, rolled out the first phase of its new analytics solution for pet owners, veterinarians and researchers interested in better understanding the context and meaning of pet behavior and health. The new PetPace Bio-ResponseTM platform creates an association between events in the pet’s life with physiological and behavioral data collected by the

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A guide to feeding your puppy well

vivadmin/ July 14, 2017/ News

Looking after a dog for the first time? Discover why it’s essential you get the nutrition right. Choose a balanced diet Dogs need 37 essential nutrients to stay healthy, so whichever brand of wet or dry food you choose, make sure the label describes it as “complete” or “balanced”. That way, you’ll know your puppy is getting the right combination

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ADM Animal Nutrition expands Gro Fast portfolio for dairy beef cattle

vivadmin/ July 12, 2017/ Dairy/Cattle

Comprehensive feeding program is designed to help make most of dairy beef cattle genetic potential from birth to market. ADM Animal Nutrition, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM), announced July 11 advancements to its Gro Fast product portfolio for dairy beef cattle. Gro Fast is a comprehensive feeding program designed to help make the most of dairy beef

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Animal Feed Enzymes Market to surpass $2 billion by 2024

vivadmin/ July 12, 2017/ Petfood Ingredients & Additives

The Industry Outlook report “Animal Feed Enzymes Market By Form (Dry, Liquid), By Product (Phytase, Carbohydrase, Protease, Non-starch polysaccharides), By Livestock (Poultry, Swine, Aquaculture, Ruminant) Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, Spain, Germany, UK, France, Russia, China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, UAE, South Africa), Growth Potential, Price Trend, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2017 –

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Gluten-free Pet Food Market Expected to Generate Huge Profits by 2017 – 2025

vivadmin/ July 11, 2017/ Petfood Ingredients & Additives

The global gluten-free pet food market is currently at a nascent stage, but is expected to witness significant growth in the near future. Gluten is a storage protein primarily found in rye, barley, and wheat. The main problem with gluten is that it causes Celiac disease, which is a hereditary allergic disease. This disease is also detected in pets and

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Mars to boost pet food production in Hungary

vivadmin/ July 10, 2017/ Petfood Processing Technology

U.S.-based manufacturer Mars has announced it will invest HUF 1.5 billion (GBP 4.3 million) in installing new production equipment at its Hungarian pet food plant, raising the headcount by 70 to around 900, according to Hungarian online news portal The plant has been in operation since 1993 in Bokros, southeast Hungary. So far the plant has produced animal food

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New 1.5Kg format for IAMS cat range

vivadmin/ July 6, 2017/ Petfood Ingredients & Additives

IAMS has launched a new 1.5kg format in its Proactive Health Adult Cat range to support retailers. The new format responds to consumer demand for pet nutrition, by offering trial sized bags. From May 2017, IAMS Cat Adult with Chicken, Cat Adult with Ocean Fish, Cat Adult with Lamb, and Cat Adult with Salmon will all be available in the

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