Pet Food Formulation for Commercial Production
January 14-18, 2019
Participants will learn about different aspects of pet food formulation from understanding ingredients to transportation and storage factors involved with marketing effective foods for companion animals.
Students completing this course will become proficient at formulating pet foods and have a working knowledge of ingredients, processes, and the software necessary to create new products. They will also be able to revise existing formulas and perform business and production analyses.
The course will educate participants on a variety of topics in pet food formulation including understanding ingredients, processes, and software necessary to create new products; revising existing formulas; perform business and production analysis; gaining an understanding of the raw ingredients used to produce pet foods, their general composition and processing considerations; fundamental principles of companion animal nutrition and dietary needs (specifically dog and cat); learning the processes involved with producing pet foods, the regulatory constraints regarding claims and requirements, and the transportation and storage factors involved with marketing effective foods for companion animals; and studying the range of formulation tools common to the trade.
Who should attend:
Pet food company employees in roles such as; formulation, new product development, quality control, marketing, procurement, ingredient suppliers, equipment manufacturers, technical and sales positions, students, and new company startups in the pet food industry.
Course Fee: $1,350
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