Posted at 15 March 2018
Dogs have a very accurate olfaction system greatly influencing food selection and intake. Pet food smell thus plays the first role in product acceptance. Nevertheless, other drivers such as moisture, taste or fat content are crucial and significantly impact palatability.
The understanding of dogs’ physiology and feeding behavior thanks to innovative sensorial, behavioral and analytical tools allow Diana Pet Food experts using these palatability drivers to create high performing palatability solutions satisfying dogs’ needs and preferences.
Author: Laurence Callejon - R&D Dog Platform Manager @Diana Pet Food
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