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product design and ingredient make-up but can create
challenges across very differentiated products. "
Most trace minerals are difficult to ensure content
uniformity. Forms and potencies are critical to ensure
good uniformity.
" Using pure copper gluconate at levels required for
dogs, for example, would amount to a small quantity
in the premix. Such a small quantity would lead to less
overall consistency than if you were to use a less potent
material, " Harris said. " We have sources of copper gluconate
that are less potent. In other words, they deliver
less copper per weight, which means using more in the
formula to achieve the same content as the pure version,
but with results in improved content uniformity. "
This avoids the potential for under or overdosing.
This form of copper, according to Harris, also provides
for improved bioavailability.
There are special considerations when selecting a premix
for a wet food versus dry. Wet pet foods generally
have significantly higher inclusions of animal-derived
ingredients, such as organ meats.
" These animal tissues typically have higher endogenous
micronutrient contents that must be considered when
determining the level of fortification required from the
premixes, " Peters said. " And, due to the vast differences in
production processes and final packaging between dry and
wet foods, the stability losses for vitamins are different. "
Dry pet foods are characterized by their crunchy texture
and extended ambient shelf life. This is achieved
through extensive heat processing, including extrusion
or baking.
" As a result, premix formulations for dry pet food often
account for potential nutrient losses during processing, "
Josef said. " They contain higher levels of heat-stable
vitamins and minerals, which ensures the stability and
bioavailability of nutrients under harsh conditions.
" In contrast, wet pet food, including canned or pouch
formats, undergoes less intense processing and is typically
cooked at lower temperatures, " he added. " Premix formulations
for wet pet food may prioritize fat-soluble vitamins
and minerals, as these nutrients are less susceptible to degradation
during cooking or sterilization processes. "
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* Pea Fiber
* Dextrose
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