The pet humanization trend is fueling innovation in wellness products designed for healthy aging. Whey is a high-quality, easily digested dairy protein used as a dietary intervention to counteract the physical impediments of the aging process on human muscle. New research shows that Hilmar PROtelyze™ Pet, a proprietary formulation of whey protein, may improve the quality of life in aging dogs, with the potential to slow down the aging process when introduced in younger years.
Many things are on the move in the pet food industry and Handtmann application specialists are helping customers guide their smart ideas into profitable pet food products with innovative adaptations of classic products, the creation of new snacks and variations on their bestsellers. Handtmann has been adapting their knowledge and skills to address the market shifts of pet food consumers and have been developing new technologies and processing systems for the production of pet food products, generating new ideas for product innovations, and optimizing production processes for these market challenges.
Figs have been used in commercial pet foods for decades in Europe and new North American products being introduced. California figs are recognized as a healthy, all natural, nutritious food. California fig ingredients are available in a range of formats including: dry, liquid, puree, and powders, which fit pet food manufacturing processes. Learn about the benefits of California figs and fig ingredients in pet foods and treats.
Handtmann Inc.’s sterling reputation as a technology partner to meat and poultry processors and their consumer-focused customers throughout the world is officially “off the leash.” Handtmann is now extending that same expertise and technology to processors serving four-legged customers, in a segment where quality, consistency and flexibility is equally important.