Nestle may purchase Champion Petfoods for US$2 billion

Nestle’s consideration of Champion may be related to pressure from activist investor Daniel Loeb.

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Nestle is in talks to purchase dog and cat food and treats maker Edmonton, Alberta, Canada-based Champion Petfoods for more than US$2 billion, although the transaction is not assured, reported the Wall Street JournalRead more.


“Nestle may purchase Champion Petfoods for US$2billion.”Petfoodindustry.com, Petfoodindustry.com, 3 July 2018, https://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/7334-nestle-may-purchase-champion-petfoods-for-us2-billion.

DuPont Nutrition & Health: Natural Food Safety

DuPont Nutrition & Health launches GUARDIAN® TOCO 30P Antioxidant from naturally sourced mixed tocopherolsDuPontCereal18_900

DuPont Nutrition & Health introduces GUARDIAN® TOCO 30P, a highly effective and label-friendly antioxidant from naturally sourced mixed tocopherols in a powder form. Manufacturers of cereal and granola brands now have a convenient, easy-to-use antioxidant protection product when compared to liquid tocopherols. Read more.


“DuPont Nutrition & Health:Natural Food Safety.”Preparedfoods.com, Preparedfoods.com, 26  June 2018, https://www.preparedfoods.com/articles/121336-dupont-nutrition-health-natural-food-safety.

Sorghum germ provides protein and fat in pet food

Dog and cat food recipes may benefit from using selected portions of the sorghum grain, called fractions.

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While pet food formulators now use whole sorghum, dog and cat food recipes may benefit from using selected portions of the sorghum grain, called fractions. Scientists found that sorghum germ in particular had higher quantities of fat and protein than other fractions of sorghum or whole grains when incorporated in extruded dog food. Read more.


Wall, Tim. “Sorghum Germ Provides Protein and Fat in Pet Food.” PetfoodIndustry.com, PetfoodIndustry.com, 25 June 2018, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/7310-sorghum-germ-provides-protein-and-fat-in-pet-food.