Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:00:00 +0000: Three day course on pet food extrusion at Texas A&M - Pet Food Extrusion The program will cover material handling, preconditioning, extrusion of pet foods, extruded and non-extruded treats, raw material, extrusion hardware and other topics.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:00:00 +0000: Pet food extrusion course offered in Europe - Pet Food Extrusion A food and feed drying technology program is offered the previous week. Participants can choose to attend extrusion or drying courses individually, or in combination.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 05:00:00 +0000: #tbt Pet food extrusion safety, innovation and costs - Pet Food Extrusion Pet food manufacturers can learn from research and previous reports on extrusion about how to maximize important factors, such as costs, safety and new product innovation.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:00 +0000: How to boost profits by looking at moisture in pet food - Pet Food Extrusion Pet food manufacturers track maintenance costs and sometimes energy costs, but rarely do they track the costs associated with over drying. Frequently, the dryer isn’t even considered until yields are visibly reduced. The good news is a pet food manufacturer can easily find opportunities to make improvements just by looking closely at the drying step. The return can be especially high.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 04:00:00 +0000: Extruding high-meat pet foods: dispelling myths - Pet Food Extrusion A strong belief persists in the pet food industry that dry pet foods with high meat inclusion cannot be extruded on a single screw extruder.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 04:00:00 +0000: Mexican pet food industry served by upcoming workshop - Pet Food Extrusion Pet food sales in Mexico increased 13.7 percent in 2015 to MXN42.6 billion (US$2.28 billion), making Mexico among the top 10 pet care markets globally. To meet the needs of that booming market, representatives from Petfood Industry magazine have announced a new addition to the Petfood Forum portfolio of events.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 04:00:00 +0000: Novel proteins can fight pet obesity - Pet Food Extrusion Novel proteins can fight the pet obesity epidemic, suggests Mark J. Mendal, founder of Pet Proteins, in this video from Petfood Forum 2016. Novel proteins, such as venison, often have lower calorie and fat contents than conventional protein sources, such as beef.