Kemin’s stability assurance program includes natural and synthetic antioxidants to control oxidation during all phases of the petfood manufacturing and rendering processes. One of the key features of this program is our integrated approach to freshness protection which ensures that the nutrition and palatability of the petfood is maintained throughout its shelf-life.
Kemin understands that your quality assurance program must address the entire manufacturing process, from raw material quality to finished product stability. A successful quality assurance program requires the right natural or synthetic antioxidants, and the technical support needed to ensure that your objectives are met.
Kemin is leading the way in developing innovative natural* antioxidant formulations that provide industry leading performance that meet the expanding challenges of today’s petfood diets. We also offer a range of synthetic formulations that provide maximum value and protection from oxidation.
We take pride in the fact that many of the world’s leading petfood manufacturers, ingredient suppliers and renderers turn to us for stabilization and freshness protection needs. What sets us apart our application expertise and extensive technical support. You can rest assured that Kemin has the knowledge and resources to provide freshness solutions that address your local and global needs.
The benefits of a Kemin partnership include:
Successful formulation with natural antioxidants in pet foods demands a throrough understanding of how processing impacts the stability of a finished pet food diet. Selecting the right antioxidant at the right dosage level is key to achieving desired shelf-life targets. For over 25 years, Kemin has led the way in developing natural antioxidant formulations that satisfy consumer expectations.
There are several synthetic antioxidant options available for the control of free radical chain reactions in the petfood and rendering manufacturing processes. These include: Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA), Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), Tertiary butyl hydroquinone (TBHQ), Ethoxyquin (EQ) and Propyl gallate (PG). Kemin understands that the effectiveness of these antioxidants is determined by the manufacturing process and by the kind of ingredients that are being stabilized. You can be confident that our diverse portfolio of synthetic antioxidant formulations provides maximum protection from oxidation.
Real partnerships require true collaboration for the development of innovative solutions that meet your changing needs. Only Kemin can provide you with a broad range of proven solutions for utilizing natural or synthetic antioxidants throughout the entire pet food manufacturing process. That’s why leading petfood manufacturers, ingredient suppliers and renderers turn to Kemin for antioxidant shelf-life stabilization solutions.
Contact your Kemin Sales Representative today to learn how Kemin Antioxidants can provide shelf-life stabilization solutions to meet the growing consumer demand for high quality pet foods and pet treats. And, let us show you how our Customer Laboratory Services (CLS), Technical Support, and our Product Application Department (PAD) can provide added-value service to help you achieve your goals.
*Natural as defined by the 2019 Official Publication of the Association of American Feed Control Officials.