Kemin Pet Food Technologies and Rendering Services
At Kemin, we instill expertise in every phase of the pet food manufacturing process, providing a full complement of petfood ingredient and rendering services that meet the local and global needs of leading petfood manufacturers, ingredient suppliers and renderers.
We recognise how production processes, raw materials and other factors ultimately impact the final product, and we are committed to providing innovative pet food products and professional services that fulfill your palatability, stabilisation, ingredient exclusion and formulation needs.
Kemin Pet Food Assurance Programmes
Kemin offers a variety of programmes and technical support to help your operation address evolving consumer expectations and to assure the quality and performance of our products. At Kemin’s Pet Food & Rendering Technologies Division you’ll find customer service is always a top priority.
Petfood Ingredient Assurance: Our ingredient specialists leverage a wealth of experience and established industry relationships to assure the quality and safety of your rendered and non-rendered pet food ingredients.
Freshness Assurance: Freshness protection is vital throughout the entire pet food manufacturing process and ingredient supply chain. The Kemin CLS and technical services teams deliver industry-leading stabilisation solutions — including lab testing and technical advice— at each phase of the process.
Product Education & Training: Our dedicated Account Managers and Technical Services Managers are ready to educate and train your employees and customers in our areas of expertise: pet food antioxidant, food safety and palatant ingredients, product testing and product application.
Product Performance Assurance: Kemin’s Pet Food & Rendering Technologies Division’s Customer Laboratory Services are revered throughout the industry and rightly so. Our Technical Services and Customer Laboratory Services (CLS) teams monitor palatability, stability and food safety performance for your understanding and confidence.
Equipment Services: The Kemin Product Application Department (PAD) houses engineering and technical experts in pet food formulation. The team is dedicated to designing liquid application systems and overseeing system fabrication, installation and maintenance.
Kemin Technical Services
Kemin technical sales experts are capable of resolving customer issues, recommending product usage and inclusion rates, and providing manufacturing support and market information.
- Market trends
- Ingredient and raw material availability
- Ingredient effectiveness for stability and palatability
- Expectations for shelf-life and flavour
- Inclusion rates and manufacturing processes
- Product recommendations and research collaboration
- Protocol development and trial coordination
- Process scale-up testing
Production Assistance & Customer Laboratory Services (CLS)
Our Production Assistance and Customer Laboratory Services will allow you to receive dedicated analytical support during each phase of the pet food and rendering process. Partnering with you to analyse the integrity of your supply chain enables us to understand the impact different pet food ingredients have on the palatability and stability of your final product. Our industry-leading throughput and turnaround times – and our validated methods and equipment – allow us to help you achieve business and performance goals. CLS delivers the lab support services you need to meet your end product specifications.
- Vendor validation and raw material quality assessment
- Application rate and equipment calibration verification
- Product and ingredient troubleshooting
- New product and ingredient development assistance
- Applied research, analytical support and quality control support
- Advanced method development
Kemin Product Application Department (PAD)
The effective use of ingredients – palatants or antioxidants – is contingent on its proper application and distribution. Because Kemin appreciates that every facility is unique, we provide customised equipment education, recommendations and training to assure that our solutions for your palatability, stability and food safety needs meet performance requirements.
The Kemin Pet Food and Rendering Technologies team of engineers and technical experts consult with you to design the right pet food product application system for your operation. We can also oversee system fabrication, installation and maintenance, providing education and training needed for success.
- Full site survey
- Equipment selection and calibration
- Design, install and maintain your application systems
- Product application rates, and application system design
*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.