Pet Foods

  • Rosemary Extract Origins

    Kalsec has been a pioneer in extracting rosemary for its naturally occurring flavor and powerful antioxidant components for over three decades. As farmers, we know that crops can change drastically in the blink of an eye. That is why not only do we grow our own vertically-integrated rosemary in Texas for our rosemary extract, but […]

  • Videka – Joint Venture with Diana Pet Food

    Natural Antioxidants for Pet Food The story of pet food begins with love and devotion. Pet parents want the best for their furry family member. They want to know that the choice they are making will keep their animals protected and healthy. To create the best options available, two leading companies, Kalsec® and Diana Pet […]

  • Consumer Trends: Clean to Clear Label

    Clean Label Expectations Clean label is a macro trend and expectation for premium products. This trend is evolving and expanding as younger generations enter the workforce and gain buying power, therefore influencing trends. Understanding what consumers are looking for on their label affects almost every aspect of product development. Regardless of how great a product […]

  • September 2018 Trend Brief: Digital Media

    Digital Technology in the Food Industry Food is a highly visual industry. One of the quickest and most effective forms of sharing information and images across all generations has become social media. This form of digital advertising has given brands a more traceable outlet for persuasion. Advances in digital technology are making foods and recipes […]

  • Pet Food Market Growth

    Growth in Pet Food Industry The U.S. population is steadily increasing while the average number of children per household is decreasing. This is contributing to an increase in the number of pet owners from 66.5 million in 2011 to 79.7 million in 2015-2016.1 An increase in pet owners means an increase in the amount of […]

  • Cost Optimization – Extend Shelf-Life and Reduce Waste

    Extend Shelf-Life and Reduce Waste: Omega-3 Oil Stabilization Omega-3’s are noted for their high concentration of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). As a result, these oils are extremely susceptible to oxidation, which results in free radicals, creating off flavors and odors thereby reducing shelf-life. In working with our R&D Oxidation Management team, Kalsec® can recommend a Duralox® […]