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Pet Food

When it comes to their pets, there is nothing precious to the caring pet owner. Therefore, the humanization of pet food is what is called out today as the most important trend in the pet food industry. More and more pet food is receiving a premium status, with a focus on being raw, safe, 100% natural and even organic. Changing trends require innovative ingredients to reply to these changes, and that is what we focus on at Galactic.

For 30 years now, the fermentation experts at Galactic have worked on the creation of a versatile and innovative ingredient portfolio to cater to the safety of pet food, in a fully natural way. The creation of fresh pet foods brings with it a lot of challenges to food safety, considering the raw materials used and the microbiological challenges to keep the food stable and provide a decent shelf-life. 

The antimicrobial expertise of Galactic supports pet food manufactures to:

  • Inhibit the microbial growth and prolong the shelf-life of fresh pet food in a natural way, using lactates, vinegar and specialty blends produced by fermentation.
  • Boost the flavor profile and maintain the freshness of high-quality pet foods over shelf-life with natural flavors.
  • Control the acidity of food products to provide protection against certain pathogens.
  • Disinfect raw meat before reworking it into pet foods for a safe production start.

Taking it to the next level, the Galactic portfolio includes lactate minerals for the safe and natural fortification of pet food with lactate-based Calcium, Zinc, Magnesium, and Iron. The Galanium range offers a high bioavailability combined with a mild flavor profile to fit the needs of even the pickiest pets.

We look forward to supporting you with customized advice and developments to help you meet the challenges pet food owners bring to the industry. In our Galactic Innovation Center, our application experts are ready to hear from you. 


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