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Petfood Forum 2018
focuses on consumer trust,
new research
Global pet food conference offers exclusive
consumer survey findings on trust and
transparency, plus the latest pet food
scientific research.

Exclusive pet food consumer research, a focus
on pet food transparency and building trust with
consumers, and the latest studies on pet food
nutrition, ingredients, processing and safety highlight the conference program for Petfood Forum
2018, taking place April 23-25 at the Kansas City
Convention Center.
David Sprinkle, publisher and research director
for Packaged Facts, headlines the second full
day of the conference on Wednesday, April 25,
presenting results of a survey of US pet owners
about what transparency means to them and how
pet food companies can be more transparent and
earn their trust. Other Petfood Forum sessions
also address this topic, including executives from
pet food players Nestlé Purina PetCare and Aller
Petfood Group sharing their companies' initiatives
and their own outlook on transparency. In addition, an expert from market research firm SPINS
explains how data and trends, including product
transparency, from the human food and health
industries are impacting pet food.

diets on pets' gut microbiota, how to contain a
social media crisis, lessons from the human food
industry on what to expect from FDA under FSMA
compliance, high-pressure processing and raw pet
food, and the evolution and future of the grainfree pet food market.
As part of the Petfood Forum Student Program,
a new competition allows undergraduate and
graduate students in pet food-related university
programs to present their research, either as
oral presentations or posters. The oral presentations happen during Student Program sessions
on April 24-25, with the posters being on display
throughout Petfood Forum, alongside posters
from industry researchers.

Innovative keynotes, general sessions and
roundtables
The conference portion of Petfood Forum 2018
kicks off on April 24 with an opening keynote by

New pet food research from industry
experts and students
More than 20 other Petfood Forum sessions
feature new research in concurrent tracks on pet
food nutrition, ingredients, the market, processing
and safety. Topics include ways to reach connected,
millennial pet food consumers, the impact of
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Petfood Industry - February 2018
Contents
As dog and cat food go, so goes US pet specialty channel
Industry News
New Products
Tuffy’s Pet Foods: Retail partnerships key to success
Elk, bison could reduce environmental impact of pet food
Australasia pet food market reflects Western trends
Updated pet food ingredient database simplifies research
Petfood Forum 2018 focuses on consumer trust, new research
Petfood Forum Asia 2018 offers latest pet food research
Should LA shelter dogs be vegan?
Rice: longstanding staple for calories in dog and cat diets
What influences pet owner shopping channel choices?
Marketplace
Advertiser’s Index
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