• Pet Supplement

    Healdsburg company gets patent on ‘farmaceutical’ supplement for pets, livestock

    Chickens in need of a form of “farmaceutical” for their digestive tracts are the prime target for a new product introduced by a Healdsburg firm. ISOThrive Inc., a microbiome therapeutics company, announced three weeks ago the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted the farmaceutical for animals in the form of a prebiotic. Not to be confused with probiotic, a prebiotic feeds bacteria already in the body. The patent relates to a “maltosyl-Isomaltooligosaccharides” (MIMO) biomed concentrated as an animal feed additive or pet food supplement. ISOThrive produced a human version of the prebiotic about five years ago, a venture that  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Azelis completes acquisition of ingredient company Quimdis

    Azelis said the transaction enhances its lateral value chain by diversifying and expanding its presence in France and EMEA, as well as providing Azelis in EMEA with a foothold in the growing noncyclical markets of flavors and fragrances, synergistic opportunities in animal nutrition, and expanding its offering in nutraceuticals. Quimdis was founded in 1988 by Jean-François Quarré, Michel Manalt and Claire Couratier, originally focusing on essential oils and active ingredients. It now specializes in ingredients distribution and formulation development, in the French market and with sales to more than 45 countries. Quimdis, which is headquartered in Paris and has sales  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Meet the company making mouse meat cat treats without harming animals

    Because Animals CEO Shannon Falconer Courtesy: Because, Animals The CEO of pet food start-up Because Animals, Shannon Falconer, doesn’t eat meat and hasn’t for years, but the former Stanford microbiologist and longtime animal rescue volunteer says she never denied her pets the meat they craved. After all, cats are carnivores and dogs are omnivores in the wild. Falconer and Because Animals co-founder Joshua Errett (also an experienced animal rescuer) have been working to make pet foods that cater to cats’ and dogs’ “ancestral diet,” but do not require slaughtering animals, or raising them in an industrial setting. This week, the  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Tractor Supply Company Honors 2021 Top Vendor Partners

    BRENTWOOD, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, recognized its top vendor partners at the Company’s annual partnership conference held on July 19, 2021. Each company was selected for their incredible dedication, partnership and relentless focus in providing the products needed to support the individual lifestyle of Tractor Supply’s customers. Purina Animal Nutrition, an industry-leading innovator offering a valued portfolio of complete feeds, supplements, premixes, ingredients and specialty technologies for the livestock and lifestyle animal markets, was named Vendor Partner of the Year for sales growth, innovation and overall  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Animal Nutrition Chemicals Market 2021-2028: Aumgene Biosciences, Balchem Corporation, BASF SE, Cargill, Inc., CHURCH & DWIGHT CO., INC., Dow Chemical Company, Kemin Industries, Koninklijke DSM N.V, Novozymes A/S, Tata chemicals Ltd

    Introduction: Animal Nutrition Chemicals Market, 2020-28The report on Animal Nutrition Chemicals market contains clear plan of the announced data as pie diagrams, follows, line follows and various updates which isolates the genuine data into sensibly clear longings to give lively improvement of the nuances to the customer without eating up a monster store of their time. Fundamental nations that contribute an enormous industry share in the Animal Nutrition Chemicals market are Sweden, Switzerland, Korea, Turkey, Mexico, France, Italy, Philippines, Columbia, United States, Thailand, Canada, UAE, China, Poland, Taiwan, Netherlands, Indonesia, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, South Africa, India, Nigeria,  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Cow masks? Agricultural company tries methane-absorbing wearable device

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain Many humans adjusted to wearing masks last year for the greater good. Why not cows? Cargill Inc. is partnering with Zelp Ltd., a U.K.-based startup, to distribute devices that are put over a dairy cow’s nose to absorb methane released by their burps and exhales. Minnetonka-based Cargill, with a sizable animal nutrition business in Europe, is working with dairy farmers there to gauge and shore up interest in using Zelp’s cow-mask technology. It’s the latest in a series of experimental pilots, programs and technologies being explored by the mammoth agribusiness as it seeks to reduce the  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Animal nutrition company joins forces to enrich human health

    Devenish Executive Chairman Owen Brennan: “We are thrilled to partner with Mara on this new venture which will enable us to deliver on our shared vision of improving human and animal health through nutrition.” Devenish and Mara Renewables Corporation have launched their new joint venture called Humanativ, which not only formalises a long-standing partnership between the 2 but also enables them to deliver a unique, patented omega-3 DHA solution to the global animal nutrition market. …less than 20% of the world’s population are getting the required levels of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) through their diet. Naturally enriching meat  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Columbian company to acquire Costa Rican pet food business

    MEDELLÍN, COLUMBIA — Grupo Nutresa S. A. has agreed to acquire Belina, a Costa Rican animal nutrition company with three business segments: pet food, feed and aquaculture feed. The transaction is valued at $28 million USD. Grupo Nutresa will acquire all shares of Belina Nutrición Animal, S. A., Belina Importaciones e Innovaciones Dos Mil, S. A., and Industrial Belina Montes de Oro, S. A.  Belina has been producing, importing and distributing various animal foods in Costa Rica for the last 15 years. Its three business segments earned $34 million in sales in 2020, according to Grupo Nutresa, with pet food  

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