Pandemic challenges global pet food ingredient suppliers

While movement restrictions may have hindered pet food ingredient production and delivery, one executive said his company managed to maintain on-time delivery despite lockdowns.

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Despite the best efforts of any particular pet food industry business to prepare for the pandemic and deal with its effects, COVID-19 affected the entire supply chain. Globally interconnected pet food businesses may have suffered some delays and challenges as various countries dealt with the pandemic in their own ways. While movement restrictions may have hindered pet food ingredient production and delivery, one executive said his company managed to maintain on-time delivery despite lockdowns. Read more.


Wall, T. (2020, May 28). Pandemic challenges global pet food ingredient suppliers. Retrieved June 01, 2020, from https://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/9261-pandemic-challenges-global-pet-food-ingredient-suppliers

Pet food maker nutrition, quality by ingredient studied

Knight leads an ongoing survey to examine pet food manufacturers’ approaches to ensuring balanced nutrition and quality control, depending on the main ingredient type.

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People and pets’ dietary choices influence the amount of resources used and pollution created during the production of their food. Concerns over ecological sustainability lead people to explore various dietary options for themselves and their pets. At the same time, pet owners demand balanced nutrition for their dogs, cats and other animals. Read more.


Wall, T. (2020, May 26). Pet food maker nutrition, quality by ingredient studied. Retrieved May 26, 2020, from https://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/9257-pet-food-maker-nutrition-quality-by-ingredient-studied