Dried yeast may provide ‘gold standard’ pet food protein

Dried yeast may provide palatability enhancement in pet food on par with brewers’ yeast.

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Dried yeast left over from the production of ethanol, used as a biofuel and in other industries, may provide palatability enhancement in pet food on par with brewers’ yeast, Gary Davenport, PhD, companion animal technical manager for ADM Animal Nutrition, during a video from Petfood Forum 2018. Additionally, dried yeast provides proteins and their building blocks, amino acids, which means the desiccated fungus may serve as a novel protein source to replace animal byproducts in dog and cat food formulations. Read more.


Wall, Tim. “Dried Yeast May Provide ‘Gold Standard’ Pet Food Protein.” PetfoodIndustry.com, PetfoodIndustry.com, 28 Aug. 2018, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/7449-dried-yeast-may-provide-gold-standard-pet-food-protein.

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