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Petfood Forum
tackles market forces,
sustainability, CBD
Learn how to hack your pet food business to increase value, and about hot topics
to spur innovation.

Information, insights, innovations
Bough's keynote is aimed at helping
pet food businesses reach the next level
in a highly competitive, dynamic industry
that is also significantly influenced by
human food and health, pet health and
similar fields. Other conference sessions
feature information and insights on specific innovations and
growing trends.
For example, closing out the Petfood Forum 2020 conference program on April 29, three roundtables will address hot
topics like the role of sustainability in pet food, the CBD craze
in the pet industry and the microbiome's importance to pet
nutrition and health.
In between Bough's opening keynote and the roundtables,
general sessions will cover emerging trends and an update of

the pet food market
and how and why pet
owners are changing
their pet food
purchasing choices.
Another roundtable
discussion will address
the need for new
models to close the gaps in pet food nutrition research.
Concurrent technical sessions will focus on ingredient
research, nutrition and market trends, pet food safety and
technologies for today's pet food. Topics within those areas
include research on the use of black soldier fly larvae ingredients in cat food, pet food customer perceptions of product
attributes, nurturing an organizational pet food safety culture
and using big data to improve the operating performance of
your pet food production facility.
Photo by Andrea Gantz

Largest exhibit floor ever

Photo by Andrea Gantz

H

acking your pet food business may initially
sound like a security breach or similarly negative development, but in this case, it means
creating greater value by breaking something.
"Hackers can create immense value by breaking
things, whether it's breaking from tradition, process or simply
'the way we've always done things,'" said Bonin Bough, host
of "The Cleveland Hustles" on CNBC and former c-suite
executive at human food companies Mondelez International
and PepsiCo.
Bough will kick off the conference program for Petfood
Forum 2020 on April 28 with an opening keynote on "hackonomy." "Not all hackers are bad," he said. "Hackers and hackthinking are the source of a monumental, positive shift in
business, technology, startups and culture all over the world."
This year's edition of the exclusive annual conference for
the global pet food industry runs April 27-29 at the Kansas
City Convention Center in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.

Petfood Forum 2020 will also feature research presented
by students from companion animal academic programs,
plus Pet Food Tech Talks from leading industry suppliers
showcasing their latest products and technologies. Both
will take place on the exhibit floor, which will be the show's
largest ever, comprising more than 300 suppliers of pet food
ingredients, equipment, packaging materials, testing services
and more.
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Contents
US pet food market update: winners and losers
Speaking of…
News and Calendar
Heed Foods focuses on dog gut health to differentiate
Premium pet foods’ mass market retail success stories
Latin America pet food update: Growth in Mexico, online
Petfood Forum tackles market forces, sustainability, CBD
The future of US pet food labeling
Apple cider vinegar: Natural ingredient for pet foods?
2020 pet product sales growth hindsight
New Products
Marketplace
Advertiser’s Index
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Petfood Industry - March 2020 - US pet food market update: winners and losers
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Petfood Industry - March 2020 - Speaking of…
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Petfood Industry - March 2020 - News and Calendar
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Petfood Industry - March 2020 - Heed Foods focuses on dog gut health to differentiate
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