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10:15-10:45 ❯ Building a
direct-to-consumer business for pet food - Jodi
Watson, consultant,
offers a call to action
for pet food companies to transform
their businesses and grow in a new
way: building a direct-to-consumer
(DTC) model. While some pet food
companies still operate with the
mindset that they can only grow their
businesses through retail channels,
DTC can help manufacturers garner
additional margin, consumer intelligence and learning that enhances
their ability to stay current and
mitigates risks of Amazon and business trend weaknesses in the pet food
retail industry.
10:45-11:15 ❯ Coffee break
11:15-11:45 ❯ Science
from sales and the
microbiome: leveraging
the direct-to-consumer
model to obtain actionable data - Justin

Industry May 2019

Shmalberg, DVM, D.A.C.V.N., chief
nutrition officer, and Ryan Honaker,
Ph.D., director of microbiology,
NomNomNow, describe how a
DTC, individualized, fresh pet food
subscription service permitted cohort
refinement and recruitment for scientific studies with unique, inexpensive
and robust data sets. Specific data
from dog and cat microbiomes were
obtained in one such investigation,
which illustrates the potential of this
novel approach.
11:45-12:15 ❯ The
impact of natural
omega-3 DHA/EPA
sources on pet food
sustainability - Jeff Alix,
global pet nutrition marketing
manager, DSM Nutritional Products,
discusses the impact on sustainability of the primary alternatives to
fish oil in pet diets. With growth in
premium pet foods comes an increase
in demand for ingredients that are all
natural, deliver functionality and meet
social and environmental responsibili-

ties, including those that provide the
omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA.
Their primary source is fish oil, but
industrial fishing has led to overfishing and a loss of biodiversity.
12:15-12:45  ❯ Waste
production, and
reduction, in pet food
packaging - Diana
C. Tebaldi, quality
and HSE project engineer, Mann
um Hummel, presents results of
a project looking at waste in pet
food packaging in Europe and
specifically in Germany, suggesting
alternatives for minimizing the
production of this subdivision of
waste through examples implemented in other types of packaging
in Germany. She also discusses
responsible sourcing, such as
choosing suppliers with ISO 14001
certification, as another key to pet
food manufacturers' sustainability
and environmental commitments.
12:45-14:00 ❯ Buffet lunch


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Pet food M&A reaches throughout the supply chain
Speaking of…
Top 50 companies in 2019
Latin America pet food ingredient use: local vs. imported
Is pet food production signaling recession in Mexico?
Brazil pet food market likely to maintain positive growth
Venezuela’s crisis is worsening pets’ nutrition
Argentina: pet-loving market dealing with poor economy
Guide to Petfood Forum Europe 2019
Independent Conclusions of GRAS: Will AAFCO allow?
Synthetic preservatives in my pet’s food —no thanks!
Pet market trends: signals from pet services
New Products
Marketplace
Advertiser’s Index May
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