Pet Food

In modern society pets are treated as fully-fledged family members. The wellbeing of a beloved animal is of great interest to mistress and master. Thus, the demand for high quality and delicious taste of pet food is rising. A healthy balanced diet is a cornerstone for a long and happy life of a companion animal. Brenntag provides a wide range of preservatives, antioxidants, coloring agents, emulsifiers and stabilizers, flavors as well as gut flora stabilizers to enhance your pet food products.

The key trend at the market is the humanization of pet food. Owners tend to treat their companion animals to specialty pet food, premium and luxury products that mimic their own taste. Claims like “raw”, “organic” and “natural” nowadays play a significant role for the selection of pet food. With the perfect formulation, which our experts at Brenntag Food & Nutrition can provide, the meat of pet food can be tenderized, the color balanced and the production of savory flavors stimulated.

A functional approach for health

It is not only taste and look that pet food customers want. Modern products shall also lead to an improvement of a pet’s health. Hence natural and gluten-free formulations are on the rise as is food with a functional approach. Customers pay attention to health claims like a high amount of protein or prebiotic fibers. Studies prove positive effects on dogs’ health and fertility. Another big trend in pet food is the addition of probiotics to help assist in supporting the animals gut heath.

Brenntag Food & Nutrition provides all the premium-quality ingredients for enhanced pet food. Our portfolio of additives supplies many nutrients for a healthier diet and well-being of dogs, cats, small mammals as well as fish and turtles. To combine all these benefits with a label friendly ingredient declaration, we offer a huge variety of clean label solutions from leading producers. Safety and health are significant for our experts at Brenntag Food & Nutrition – now and in the future.

At Brenntag Food & Nutrition, we have many products available to complete new pet food formulations and support on-trend innovation. We can assist beyond benchtop prototyping with the expertise and product portfolio to improve production.

Trevor Nichols
Product Development Scientist – Food Ingredients, USA

Get in contact

Contact our Pet Food Experts in Asia-Pacific, North and Latin America and discuss

  • how your pet food can be improved using enzymes or
  • how your product could benefit from using natural colors.

Thanh Phan Nguyen Thien
Regional Marketing Manager
+84 28 73 024 555 Ext 820511