BROOKFIELD, Wis. — Hydrite Chemical Co. has entered the pet food and treat manufacturing market with its new product line, HydriPet. The supplier will provide chemical solutions for pet food processors, including human-grade ingredients, preservatives, sanitation and water treatment products.

“We are excited to launch our HydriPet product line. Offering human-grade ingredients coupled with leading edge sanitation programs are examples of our commitment to continuous improvement in pet food safety and quality,” said Brian Wood, director of HydriPet Ingredient and Sanitation Solutions for Hydrite.

HydriPet VG 105 is one of the company’s new product lines. It is a US-manufactured, non-GMO, organic-compliant coconut glycerin comprised of natural coconut glycerin and manufactured by hydrolysis. It can be used as a humectant, preservative, texture modifier or palatant, according to Hydrite.

Other products in the HydriPet line include acetic acid, apple cider vinegar, benzoic acid, calcium phosphate, carrageenan, gums and binders, phosphoric acid, stabilizers and more.

Additionally, FoodSafe Technologies announced in December 2018 its SafeNature product line of natural and botanical antioxidants will be available to pet food manufacturers through Hydrite under its new HydriPet brand.

Hydrite is certified to produce Kosher and Halal ingredients for pet food, SQF certified, FSMA and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) compliant and registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

According to the company, it has more than 5,000 items in its product portfolio.

Hyrdite Chemical Co., founded in 1929, operates manufacturing facilities, warehouses and laboratories in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, California and Texas. It specializes in providing chemicals and related services for food and dairy sanitation, organic processing, compliance management services and other areas.

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