Mark Finke, PhD




Mark Finke LLC Consultancy

Roundtable Discussion: 

Nutritional comparisons of insects for pet food products – Research suggests that commercially raised insects may be a valuable feed ingredient for many domestic animals, including pets. Finke presents data on the nutrient content of the most common mass-produced insects, along with how they might best be included in pet food formulations.


Finke’s company specializes in pet food product development. Previously he worked for Ralston Purina, ALPO Petfoods and PetSmart. He holds a doctorate from the University of Wisconsin in both nutrition and entomology, and has published extensively in both fields.