Posted at 14 December 2018

Synthetic antioxidants are widely used to protect pet food ingredients. However, the demand for natural antioxidants has increased tremendously over the past decade.

Today, pet owners are becoming more and more engaged when shopping for pet products. They expect pet food brands to use ‘clean’ ingredients that will preserve the food and health of their beloved animal. Pet food manufacturers thus try to eliminate all additives and ingredients that have a chemical sounding name, and will be seen as being artificial to the consumer. Antioxidants are no exception.

 

Pets International - December 2018

Authors: Sandra Grossmann, Director Business Development @Videka

 

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