Tuesday, March 28, 2023

New Atlantic salmon standards set by G.A.P.

On June 7, World Oceans Day, Global Animal Partnership (G.A.P.) announced their new farmed Atlantic Salmon Standards and Certification Program, enabling the organisation to impact on the lives of millions of Atlantic salmon farmed...

G.A.P.-certified petfood from The Honest Kitchen

Several of The Honest Kitchen’s petfood products are now certified by the Global Animal Partnership (GAP), one of the largest animal welfare labelling programmes in the US. The company has been focused on “thoughtful sourcing”,...

Alternatives to enhance formulations for cat and dog foods

Between 2013 and 2018, there was an increase of almost 7 million domestic animals in Brazil, according to IBGE and the Instituto Pet Brasil. This report also revealed the preference of families for dogs,...

Can food reduce anxiety in pets?

According to a conducted study, 70 percent of the dogs analysed suffer from symptoms or have a tendency to suffer from anxiety, a considerably high number. What can be done, from feeding these pets,...
Complete and Balanced Treats

Complete and balanced treats

Giving snacks and treats can upset a pet’s complete and balanced food regime. What is the solution? Everything your pet needs? Complete and balanced. What does that really mean? For us in the pet...
Insect-based pet food

Insect based petfood, a growing trend

There is a growing trend that could positively impact the reduction of waste from the production of petfood: insect-based petfood. Would there be demand for insect-based petfood? To make any type of investment in machinery, research...
Wet Pet Food Market

Wet petfood market – analysis and forecast

The global wet petfood market accounted for US $22,218.1 million in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.7% during the forecast period 2019 - 2027, to account for US$ 36,406.5...
Essential Nutrients for Companion Animals

Essential nutrients for companion animals

They're our walking partners, service pets, and loyal friends. They're our children's secret keepers, snugglebugs, and playmates. They're our front door greeters and unofficial therapists. They support and bring joy to our uniformed men...
Performance Measurement in Pet Food

Performance measurement in petfood

It is very important to constantly monitor the performance of all products for the duration of their life cycle. Obviously, there are tests that are only performed prior to launch, but there are others...
Optimal nutrition for dogs and cats

Three ways to optimise nutrition for cats and dogs

Unlike farm animals, pet nutrition must follow a nutritional concept beyond the minimum and functional, remaining within the optimal range, according to Figure 1. However, this range allows many variations for each formulation, being...


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