Palatability

Symrise opens new production facilities in France and Brazil

Symrise opens new production facilities in France and Brazil

The German company strengthens its presence in Latin America and opens a dry pet food pilot production site in Europe. These are the details.

Pet Food
27 Sep 2023
The benefits of shellfish in pet food

The benefits of shellfish in pet food

Shellfish have long been a part of the human diet, but can they benefit our pets as well? A closer look at the increasing popularity of shellfish in the pet food industry.

Ingredients
24 Mar 2023
The role of emulsifiers and stabilizers in wet pet food

The role of emulsifiers and stabilizers in wet pet food

Emulsifiers and stabilizers come from a variety of sources and help achieve the desired consistency of wet food and other liquid products; some can even provide health benefits.

Pet Food
24 Mar 2023
Enhancing the taste of food for pets

Enhancing the taste of food for pets

Palatable foods combine flavors, aromas, appearance and consistency. But is one factor more important than another? And what is the role of sucrose and salt?

Pet Food
25 Nov 2022
Insect-based protein – living up to expectations?

Insect-based protein – living up to expectations?

Insects have fast become a go-to ingredient as an alternative and sustainable source of protein in dry pet food. However, there are still questions to be answered regarding the true nutritional value of insect-based proteins.

Pet Food
7 Oct 2022
AFB International to build its third facility in North America

AFB International to build its third facility in North America

A new $79 million facility in Columbus (Georgia) is aimed at helping the company ensure faster delivery to customers.

News
12 Aug 2022
Symrise completes acquisition of Chinese manufacturer Wing Pet Food

Symrise completes acquisition of Chinese manufacturer Wing Pet Food

The takeover of the pet food palatant company aims to accelerate the company’s diversification in the “highly attractive” Asian region. 

Pet Food
6 Jul 2022
Wilbur-Ellis acquires Emmert to strengthen position in the pet food industry

Wilbur-Ellis acquires Emmert to strengthen position in the pet food industry

This takeover supports the manufacturer’s strategy to continue expanding as one of the leading agriculture and food companies in North America.

Pet Food
5 Jul 2022
Symrise Pet Food to build new pet food palatant plant in US

Symrise Pet Food to build new pet food palatant plant in US

The German company invested $65.5 million (€61.9M) in the construction of a new facility in South Carolina.

Pet Food
9 May 2022
Is a new era beckoning for meat analogs?

Is a new era beckoning for meat analogs?

Interest in creating meat-like textures with plant proteins is on the rise again. Is there a place for next-generation meat analogs?

Pet Food
20 Mar 2022
What is the best pet food palatant?

What is the best pet food palatant?

Choosing the best palatant demands a deep understanding of the customer’s needs

Pet Food
30 Sep 2020
Will 'palatable and nutritious' insect-based pet food take off in Asia?

Will 'palatable and nutritious' insect-based pet food take off in Asia?

At least two European start-ups are venturing into Asia, and a Singapore-headquartered firm is looking to launch Southeast Asia’s first insect-based dog food brand in the fourth quarter of this year.

Ingredients
3 Aug 2020
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