Latest product innovations to take the stage at Petfood Forum

Discover new technologies, see future trends and meet the professionals that are shaping the pet food industry at Petfood Forum. The Pet Food Tech Talk Stage showcases the latest products and capabilities from suppliers and innovators assisting pet food companies worldwide.

Petfood Tech Talk Stage, sponsored by:

Don’t miss your chance to be among the first to hear about these emerging pet food products and capabilities!

** Updated schedule will be released soon.

Tuesday, April 28

10:25 am – 10:40 am | Kemin Nutrisurance | Presenter: Alberto Munoz
>> Description: Crafting Specialty Proteins for Pet Diets – Explore how Kemin is crafting specialty proteins ideal for hypoallergenic, highly-digestible pet diets, equipped with functional benefits

10:45 am – 11:00 am | Plus Group | Presenter: Mark Curtis, Senior Project Manager
>> Description: Frozen Meat Processing – The ins and outs of processing frozen meat from skid dump to emulsification.

11:05 am – 11:20 am | Warrior Manufacturing | Presenter: Dan Lynch, Sales Director
>> Description: Conveying a Better Way – Discussing the importance of sanitary conveyance in pet food processing

11:25 am – 11:40 am | Clayco | Presenter: Waheed Khan, Director – Process Engineering, Food & Beverage
>> Description: Form Follows Function: The integration of process engineering and technology into design-build delivery – The focus remains on your process to see that a shape of a building (walls) wraps it’s process effectively

Wednesday, April 29

10:25 am – 10:40 am | DC Norris | Presenter: Stuart Rigby, Product & Process Technology Manager – Jet Process Systems
>> Description: Wet Pet Food manufacturing made faster, safer and more efficient with Jet Process – Introducing Jet Process; the new high speed, ultra-efficient manufacturing technology for wet pet food. This in-line system cooks, entrains and sterilizes in a single pass.

10:45 am – 11:00 am | Briess Malt & Ingredients |Presenter: Bob Hansen, Manager of Technical Services
>> Description: Great Grains! Why They’re Important in Pet Food – Presentation about grains adding flavor, color, and nutrition to pet food.

11:05 am – 11:20 am | KSE Process Technology NV | Presenter: Dennis van Lankeren, Head of Sales North America
>> Description: Outloading Concepts – Developing dosing and weighing solutions to cope with the dynamic and ever-changing landscape of the pet food processing industry.

11:25 am – 11:40 am | GEA Group | Presenter: Riccardo Piscolla – GEA Regional Sales Manager for Liquid & Powder Technologies – Food Division
>> Description: Freeze Drying Technology for Pet Food – Freeze drying retains the natural color, taste and nutritional value of pet foods, while creating a premium lightweight product that is shelf-stable at room temperature, easy to pack and transport and convenient for retailers and consumers.

The Pet Food Tech Talk Stage will be in a semi-enclosed area on the Exhibit Hall Floor and will seat approximately 50 people in theater style chair with a podium, projection equipment and microphone for the presenters. Companies will have 10-minute time slots with 5 minutes for Q&A, to present their information to an attending audience.