Millennial Pet Food Buyer’s Story Reflects Wider Market

The pet food industry changed as millennials came of age through the 1990s and 2000s

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The pet food industry changed as millennials came of age through the 1990s and 2000s, and millennials’ demand for dog and cat food reflect those changes.  Natasha Davis, client service manager for GfK and self-identified millennial, shared her experiences as a pet food buyer during her presentation at Petfood Forum 2018.  Read more.


 

Wall , Tim. “Millennial Pet Food Buyer’s Story Reflects Wider Market.” PetfoodIndustry.com, PetfoodIndustry.com, 17 May 2018, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/7187-millennial-pet-food-buyers-story-reflects-wider-market.

Formulators use Seeds and Grains to Boost Health, Texture and Premium Appeal

Seeds & Grains in Food Formulations:  Small but Mighty

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It doesn’t matter whether you’re talking about ingredient trends or finished product trends.  Seeds and grains may be small in size – but they drive some large food and beverage trends.

that’s all because consumers are increasingly aware or the nutritional properties of seeds and grains (and, in particular, ancient grans).  Likewise, people are becoming more intrigued by the unique flavors and textures that seeds and grains impart to various products.  Read more.


 

Williams, Lu Ann. “Formulators Use Seeds and Grains to Boost Health, Texture and Premium Appeal.” Prepared Foods, 3 May 2018, http://www.preparedfoods.com/articles/121179-formulators-use-seeds-and-grains-to-boost-health-texture-and-premium-appeal.

What’s Next for Pet Food After ‘Precise’ Nutrition?

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Are we in the age of precise pet nutrition? Sandy Robins, author and pet lifestyle expert, thinks so. She made a compelling case at Petfood Forum Asia 2018 on March 28 by taking conference attendees through a timeline of significant events in the development of commercial pet food, from their debut in the marketplace in the 1960s to the 2000s and the dawn of the focus on humanization and treating pets like true members of the family.  Read more


 

Phillips-Donaldson, Debbie. “What’s next for Pet Food after ‘Precise’ Nutrition?”PetfoodIndustry.com, PetfoodIndustry.com, 16 Apr. 2018, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/blogs/7-adventures-in-pet-food/post/7100-whats-next-for-pet-food-after-precise-nutrition.