February 13, 2020

AFB International receives the Saint Louis Zoo Foundation award

AFB International was honored to receive the 2019 Saint Louis Zoo Foundation award. Michelle Sandau, Director of Research and Development, accepted the award on AFB’s behalf at the 28th Annual Marlin Perkins Society Celebration.  Accompanying Michelle at the event were AFB employees Sarah Anderson, Becca Calvin, Debbie Francis, Jamie Klein, Punya Mohapatra, David Ullrich and […]

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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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