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    Tapping into texturized protein | Pet Food Processing

    This article was published in the December 2021 issue of Pet Food Processing. Read it and other articles from this issue in our December digital edition. Sustainability has been called one of today’s biggest challenges and one of its biggest opportunities. In response to messages of dwindling natural resources, consumers are demonstrating a growing sophistication about the topic of sustainability, according to The Hartman Group, a Bellevue, Wash.-based provider of trends and resource information. For many, this translates into growing interest in animal protein alternatives, with calls for transparency regarding sourcing and production and questions about the ethical  

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    TOMRA food safety solutions for rendered meals, pet food products

    LEUVEN, BELGIUM — Food safety is top of mind for processors and ingredient suppliers in the pet food and treat space. Identifying foreign materials, preventing cross-contamination, ensuring consistency and validating the integrity of ingredients and finished goods all fall under the food safety umbrella. All these food safety factors have a direct impact on the cost and payoff of raw materials — including commonly used pet food proteins like beef, poultry and rendered meals — and, subsequently, the reputation of brands. Strict food safety standards set by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) make it imperative for pet food brands  

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    Pet Food Market Size to Reach USD 133,430.9 Million by 2030 at CAGR 4.6%

    BANGALORE, India, Jan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Pet Food Market is Segmented by Pet Type (Dogs, Cats, and Others), Food Type (Dry Food, Wet Food, Treats & Snacks, and Others), and Sales Channel (Supermarkets & Hypermarkets, Specialized Pet Shops, Online Sales Channel, and Others). The report covers global opportunity analysis, regional outlook, growth potential, industry forecast from 2021 to 2030. Valuates Reports The global pet food market size was valued at USD 87,268.2 Million in 2020 and is projected to reach USD 133,430.9 Million by 2030, registering a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.6% from 2021 to  

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    Guilford County Animal Services giving away 25k pounds of pet food

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Guilford Animal Services announced not only a big impact from a viral charity challenge, but a huge push of their own to help pet owners. The Betty White Challenge went viral earlier this month after the icon’s death on Dec. 31. After the virality of a post instructing people to donate to their local animal rescues on Betty White’s birthday in honor of her lifetime of philanthropy, shelters and rescues were blessed with donations from their community. Guilford County Animal Services reached out to FOX8 to tell them that they ran a $17 adoption special the  

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    Global pet food production up 8.2% in 2021

    NICHOLASVILLE, KY. — Global feed production grew in 2021 despite lingering implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, widespread supply chain issues, labor shortages and trade tensions. Pet food production soared to meet increased demand, particularly in the North America and Asia-Pacific regions. Alltech shared global feed production rates and year-over-year growth comparisons for seven categories — layers, broilers, pigs, dairy, beef, aquaculture and pets — in its 2022 Global Feed Survey and Agri-Food Outlook report. The report includes data from more than 28,000 animal feed mills across over 140 countries. Global pet food production Global pet food production reached 34.17  

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    King Country expands co-manufacturing with new facility

    TAUMARUNUI, NEW ZEALAND — On Jan. 20, King Country Pet Food announced its investment in a new production facility in New Zealand. The facility will specialize in co-manufacturing premium kibble and will have a capacity of more than 40,000 tonnes (44,092 tons) across 4.7 hectares (11.6 acres). Located in rural New Zealand, King Country’s new facility will produce premium pet food, including diets that incorporate freeze-dried or air-dried ingredients. The facility will include a Wenger Thermal Twin-Screw extruder constructed to handle high levels of fresh meats, and high-speed automated packaging equipment capable of handling various packaging sizes. “New Zealand is  

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    Dumpster Diver Shows Huge Amount of Pet Food Thrown Out, Donates to Shelter

    A dumpster diver has shown the immense amount of food and supplies pet stores across the U.S. allegedly throw away regularly, revealing that she donates it all to pet shelters in need. The woman describes herself as a “freegan” online, defined as a “person who rejects consumerism and seeks to help the environment by reducing waste, especially by retrieving and using discarded foods and other goods.” According to her, the U.S. has a huge problem with waste, and it doesn’t begin and end with food. In fact, the dumpster diver shared in a recent video that she once found 78  

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    11 Dog Food Storage Containers to Keep Kibble Fresh for Way Longer

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