Category Archives: Petfood Processing Technology

Study looks at reducing energy in dog food extrusion

vivadmin/ August 31, 2018/ News, Petfood Processing Technology

Brazilian researchers looked at the possibility to increase extruder productivity without elevating electric energy consumption, an important economic consideration for dog food production efficiency. The research paper, to be published in the September issue of Animal Feed Science and Technology, evaluated the effects of specific thermal energy (STE) application at the extrusion preconditioning stage on the processing parameters, starch gelatinization,

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A startup created a smart dog food scooper to order you more of its food

vivadmin/ September 20, 2017/ News, Petfood Processing Technology

YaDoggie is a new dog food subscription company that claims to be more accurate with its shipments, so you’re not overwhelmed with weekly or monthly pet food deliveries. The company’s success, it says, hinges on its smart scoop. The Bluetooth food scooper tracks how much you feed your dog and tells other people in the house that your pup’s been

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Clextral – Pet foood and treats production line

vivadmin/ September 6, 2017/ Petfood Ingredients & Additives, Petfood Processing Technology

For over 40 years, our twin screw extrusion technology has been at the forefront of innovation in the pet food development and the pet food production. Our pet food extrusion lines are designed to operate 24/7 and to process a wide range of recipes. Manufacturers can produce any number of textures, shapes, flavors and colors. Our goal is to provide

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Tony Shap named Chief Revenue Officer for Texas Mills

vivadmin/ September 1, 2017/ Petfood Processing Technology

Texas Mills promotes Tony Shap to Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) from his previous position as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Shap will assist with driving revenue for the company through online, private label, pet specialty, big box and through strategic partnerships. Texas Mills announced 22 August that it has appointed Tony Shap as its Chief Revenue Officer to oversee sales and

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2018 IPPE registration and housing now open

vivadmin/ August 22, 2017/ News, Petfood Ingredients & Additives, Petfood Processing Technology, Poultry

Attendee and exhibitor registration and housing for the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) are now open. IPPE has secured more than 1,140 exhibitors with more than 518,000 net square feet of exhibit space already booked. The Expo anticipates more than 30,000 attendees through the collaboration of the three trade shows International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo and, International

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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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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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Centrifugal sifter provides pet food extruder protection

vivadmin/ June 29, 2017/ Petfood Processing Technology

As pet owners continue to value pet nutrition as high as their own, the demand for high-quality, health-conscious nutrition for our pets continues in an upward trend. This trend also includes the addition of nutrition-packed superfoods like pumpkin, chia seeds, kale, sweet potato, and honey in the food. In 2017, high-quality pet food sales are expected to soar to an

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