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Natural antioxidants for pet food ingredients

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12 February 2021

Natural antioxidants for pet food ingredients

Vitablend offers natural antioxidant blends that may be used to enhance the shelf life and palatability of pet food ingredients.

Customer need:
To enhance shelf life and palatability of ingredients such as meat and bone meal used in pet foods without using synthetic antioxidants.

Tailor made solution Vitablend:
A blend of Natural tocopherols and rosemary extracts.

The uniqueness of the solution:
Vitablend offers natural antioxidant blends that may be used to enhance the shelf life and palatability of pet food ingredients. The service from Vitablend goes much further – preliminary assessments in the laboratory to indicate the optimum blend was selected.

The customer was assisted with production trials and advice on supply, maintenance and calibration of dosing pumps. Vitablend regularly tests the finished product using techniques such as accelerated oxidation tests and antioxidant recoveries to predict the shelf life of the finished pet food ingredient as part of the customer’s quality control.