January 7, 2020

Market trends in China

Author: Erik Dahl

Erik Dahl, Global Product Manager for AFB, attended Pet Fair Asia and reports on the trends.   If you have any interest in palatants in China, please contact Erik at edahl@afbinternational.com.

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September 19, 2019

Ensuring Coating Consistency

Author: Punyatoya Mohapatra

Customers often ask us questions like:  “Is the adherence of the palatant consistent throughout my production process?” or “Am I applying too much or too little palatant?” Pet food manufacturers know that a consistent palatant coating leads to better product performance. AFB has the methods to measure the expected amount of palatant that adheres to […]

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August 21, 2019

Measuring Cats’ Food Enjoyment

Author: Susan Jojola

Typical cat food palatability assessment methods like two-bowl or one-bowl trials are a valuable way to evaluate food preference and acceptance.  AFB International also wanted to determine other ways to evaluate cat food enjoyment, and develop new methods that would be representative of what a pet parent might experience at home.  To learn more about […]

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