Natural and Synthetic Antioxidants for Petfood Formulations

Kemin is the leader in natural and synthetic antioxidants for pet food product formulations, with a complete portfolio designed to control oxidation during every phase of the rendering and petfood manufacturing processes. Our integrated approach to freshness protection assures that the palatability and nutrition of pet food is maintained throughout its shelf life.

Why choose Kemin for your stability assurance needs?

Kemin understands that a successful quality assurance programme must work across the entire petfood manufacturing process—from raw material quality to the stability of the finished pet food product. Your programme starts with selecting the right natural or synthetic, dry or liquid antioxidant solutions for your pet food products. Our technical teams will work with you to ensure antioxidant effectiveness through the design and installation of appropriate application systems.

Pet Food Ingredients to Extend Shelf Life

Kemin is at the forefront of the industry in developing plant-based antioxidants for pet food preservation. Our innovative natural antioxidant formulations deliver freshness performance that meets the expectations for today’s petfood diets. We also offer many synthetic formulations that provide optimum value and protection from oxidation.

Many of the world’s leading renderers, ingredient suppliers and petfood manufacturers turn to Kemin for freshness protection and stabilisation. Namely because of our proven product portfolio, extensive technical support and application expertise. A partnership with Kemin combines a proven product portfolio with extensive technical support and application expertise.

The Kemin Advantage:

  • Resources focused on the ingredient and pet food industries
  • Proven expertise in the rendering industry
  • An unmatched track record in natural and synthetic antioxidants
  • Technical Services and Customer Laboratory Services (CLS) teams ready to provide validated, effective lab testing for petfood diets and rendered raw materials
  • Product Application Department (PAD) that identifies solutions for effective antioxidant application
  • Natural antioxidants for effective preservation and consumer friendly labelling

Natural Antioxidants for Premium Oxidation Control

The successful utilisation of natural antioxidants in pet foods requires:

  • Understanding how processing and ingredients affect petfood stability
  • Adding the right antioxidant at optimum dosage levels to assure required shelf-life

For more than three decades, Kemin has provided industry leadership in development of natural antioxidant formulation to deliver innovation stability performance.

NATUROX® Natural Antioxidants

The NATUROX natural antioxidant portfolio includes a comprehensive line of dry or liquid antioxidant solutions for pet food products that are formulated with a synergistic blend of mixed tocopherols (natural sources) for optimum free radical absorption—along with emulsifiers for total protection against autoxidation.

VERDILOX™ Natural Antioxidants

The VERDILOX natural antioxidant portfolio harnesses ingredients obtained from sustainable sources to deliver reliable shelf-life performance. Carefully formulated antioxidant combinations provide stabilisation for many pet food ingredients and products.

PARAMEGA™ Natural Antioxidants

The PARAMEGA natural antioxidant portfolio is designed to stabilize challenging petfood diets and ingredients, including marine and vegetable ingredients high in omega-3 & 6 fatty acids.

Synthetic Antioxidants for Optimum Protection from Oxidation

Around the world a variety of synthetic antioxidants have proven effective at controlling free radical chain reactions in rendering and petfood manufacturing processes. These include: Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA), Ethoxyquin (EQ), Tertiary butyl hydroquinone (TBHQ) and Propyl gallate (PG).

At Kemin, we understand the effectiveness of these antioxidants is ultimately determined by the manufacturing process and by the types of ingredients being stabilised. Our wide range of synthetic antioxidant formulations deliver optimum protection from oxidation.

TERMOX™ Synthetic Antioxidants

The TERMOX portfolio of dry and liquid synthetic antioxidants is specially designed to stabilise oils, fats and other raw materials, as well as finished petfood products.

PET-OX® Synthetic Antioxidants

The PET-OX portfolio includes dry and liquid antioxidants made with a synergistic blend of synthetic antioxidants, including BHT, BHA and PG. PET-OX antioxidants deliver optimum protection from autoxidation, while expanding the ingredient options available to petfood manufacturers.

RENDOX® Synthetic Antioxidants

Kemin offers a dynamic line of dry and liquid synthetic antioxidants under the RENDOX brand to provide maximum protection from autoxidation. RENDOX antioxidants are specifically formulated to deliver oxidative stability to petfood products and ingredients from the rendering industry.

HYBRILOX™ Synthetic Antioxidants

The HYBRILOX portfolio of dry and liquid antioxidants is specially formulated to provide petfood manufacturers an alternative to Ethoxyquin, BHT and BHA. HYBRILOX combines a unique blend of natural mixed tocopherols with antioxidants derived from natural sources to deliver reliable stabilisation at substantial value.

Add Kemin Antioxidants to Your Mix

A true partnership requires collaboration for the development of innovative solutions that meet your changing needs. Only Kemin provides a broad range of proven solutions for utilizing natural or synthetic antioxidants throughout the entire pet food supply chain and manufacturing process. Leading renderers, ingredient suppliers and petfood manufacturers turn to Kemin for antioxidant shelf-life stabilization solutions.

Contact a Kemin Sales Representative to see how Kemin antioxidants deliver shelf-life stabilisation solutions that meet increasing consumer demand for high-quality pet foods and treats. When you partner with Kemin you'll learn how our Product Application Department (PAD), Customer Laboratory Services (CLS) and Technical Services Team can provide value-added support to help you achieve your business goals.

*Natural here is defined by the 2011 European Pet Food Industry Federation Code of Good Labelling Practice for Pet Food.

**Certain statements may not be applicable in all geographical regions. Product labelling and associated claims may differ based upon local government requirements.

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