Pet Food Extrusion
The most common way to make mass-quantities of dry cat and dog food products, such as kibble is known as extrusion.
- Tue, 15 Dec 2020 00:34:00 +0000: Optimizing extruded pet food production - Pet Food Extrusion
Increasing pet food production capacity while optimizing moisture levels in kibble can be challenging for extruders.
- Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:09:00 +0000: What does sustainability look like in pet food extrusion? - Pet Food Extrusion
Efficiency and control are two key elements to a successful sustainability strategy in pet food extrusion, according to extrusion experts.
- Wed, 02 Dec 2020 05:00:00 +0000: Extrude, dry and coat pet foods for artisanal appearance - Pet Food Extrusion
Pet food producers can adjust aspects of the production process, including extrusion, drying and coating, to fine-tune the look of finished kibble and treats.
- Mon, 23 Nov 2020 05:00:00 +0000: Tricks to make extruded pet food, treats look homemade - Pet Food Extrusion
Two pet food industry experts shared tips for using an extruder to make artificially artisanal kibble and pet treats.
- Mon, 16 Nov 2020 05:00:00 +0000: Keys to pivoting from livestock feed to pet food making - Pet Food Extrusion
For livestock feed mill operators transitioning to pet food production, a few major differences stand out among the overall similar processes.
- Mon, 05 Oct 2020 04:00:00 +0000: Premium, dog food related to more greenhouse gas than cat - Pet Food Extrusion
A research team in Scotland calculated that dog food may be associated with higher greenhouse gas emissions and land use than cat food.
- Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:47:00 +0000: How processing affects pet food products, Part 3 - Pet Food Extrusion
Learn about the dry expanded (extruded) pet food production process, including the final steps of coating the kibble and packaging it for distribution.
- Wed, 19 Aug 2020 07:11:00 +0000: How processing affects pet food products, Part 2 - Pet Food Extrusion
Exploring extruded pet food: extrusion and drying
- Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:40:00 +0000: How processing affects pet food products, Part 1 - Pet Food Extrusion
Exploring extruded pet food processing, the first step: ingredients and preconditioning.
- Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:00:00 +0000: Mexican pet food production had only small drop in May - Pet Food Extrusion
After record double-digit growth in March and April, pet food production volume in Mexico declined due to the pandemic, but only by a small percentage.
- Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:00:00 +0000: Plant-based ingredient R&D center open to pet food makers - Pet Food Extrusion
The Center could be particularly useful in the development of sustainable plant-based ingredients for dog, cat and other pet foods.
- Mon, 04 May 2020 04:00:00 +0000: Pet food safety protocols aid plants’ pandemic protection - Pet Food Extrusion
Federal scrutiny of Salmonella and similar microbes in pet food facilities unintentionally may have helped dog, cat and other pet food makers in the pandemic.
- Wed, 22 Apr 2020 04:00:00 +0000: Co-product supply for pet foods not stopped by pandemic - Pet Food Extrusion
Sanitary procedures need to be learned and equipment to be installed, but one industry expert doesn’t see any serious disruption to rendered co-product production for pet food ingredients.
- Fri, 03 Apr 2020 04:00:00 +0000: Pet food industry supply chain intact during COVID-19 - Pet Food Extrusion
As of the beginning of April, much of the pet food production supply chain remained intact, despite the global COVID-19 pandemic.
- Mon, 09 Mar 2020 04:33:00 +0000: How processing affects pet food products - Pet Food Extrusion
Pet food production is a complex process with many steps and considerations from ingredient selection to packaging and distribution.
- Thu, 19 Dec 2019 05:18:00 +0000: 4 steps to optimize extruder maintenance and reduce costs - Pet Food Extrusion
Focusing on continuous maintenance is the number one way for processors to ensure reliable, long-lived extrusion equipment.
- Sun, 15 Dec 2019 05:00:00 +0000: Kibble tech matches dog, cat food shape to pets’ biology - Pet Food Extrusion
Pet food product developers vary kibble’s dimensions to influence the palatability of dry dog and cat food.
- Tue, 10 Dec 2019 04:03:00 +0000: Fresh meat in pet food No. 1 trend affecting extrusion - Pet Food Extrusion
As the high-protein trend in pet food continues to expand, sending more fresh meat formulations through the extrusion process presents challenges to current technologies.
- Mon, 21 Oct 2019 04:00:00 +0000: 7 kibble extrusion challenges for modern dog, cat food - Pet Food Extrusion
The situation facing pet food extrusion divides into seven distinct challenges.
- Mon, 25 Mar 2019 04:00:00 +0000: Petfood Industry launches Chinese-language newsletter - Pet Food Extrusion
Each newsletter will contain articles in Chinese.
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