How Pet Food Ingredients Impact Processing, Equipment Needs

(Sponsored by WEM Automation)

December 16th, 2021 (archive)

Innovations in the pet food industry are being driven by the introduction of novel ingredients and advancements in processing technologies. In this webinar, experts will cover which types of ingredients most impact pet food production, and how these ingredients are altered by the production process.

As influencers and decision makers of pet food manufacturing equipment purchases, you’ll learn how these characteristics relate to your facility’s extruders, pellet mills, packaging lines and more. Featured speaker includes Heather Acuff, product manager at Nulo Pet Food.


1. Learn how pet food ingredient preferences have recently changed

2. Discover how pet food ingredients can be altered by the production process

3. Understand which ingredient characteristics should be considered when evaluating processing equipment

4. Learn the importance of the relationship between ingredients, processes, and the equipment involved

To register to view the webinar for free, click here.


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Heather Acuff
Ph.D. Student/Product Manager, Kansas State University/Nulo Pet Food

Heather Acuff is a first-year Ph.D. student under the supervision of Greg Aldrich, Ph.D., in the Pet Food Program within the Department of Grain Science & Industry at Kansas State University. She also serves as a product manager with Nulo Pet Food. Her previous education includes a Bachelor of Science in animal science (pre-veterinary medicine) and a master of science in agriculture (animal science: monogastric nutrition) from California Polytechnic University.


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