Pet Care Flavor 201

Pet Care Flavor 201

Learn how flavors can enhance pet food, treats, supplements and healthcare products.

Class Topics

Flavor Uses in Pet Care  

An introduction to using flavors in pet care applications. This section sheds light on commonly asked questions such as: “What’s the difference between a flavor and a palatant?”; “Where in the process should I add flavor?” and “Should I be using a liquid or dry flavor?”

Pet Perception of Flavor

How developed is a cat’s sense of taste? How different is a dog’s sense of smell? In this section, we will dive into the taste and aroma perception in cats and dogs including how they differ from humans and each other.

Creating Flavors for Pets 

Dive into flavor chemistry and the building blocks of flavor creation for pet care applications. 

Flavor Regulation in Pet Care 

Build a foundation of understanding of the regulations for using flavors in pet care. From FEMA GRAS to FDA to AAFCO, this session has it covered.

Improving Palatability with Flavor

Learn how using electronic sensing technology helps understand what drives palatability.

Sensory for Developers: Part 1

Enhance the language we use for evaluation attributes specific to the flavor and aroma of pet food. Includes a hands-on tasting and smelling of the positive and negative sensory attributes in pet food.  Flavor attributes are shown on their own as well as in in product.

Marketing Trends 

A deep dive into the humanization of pets and the leading flavor trends.

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FONA Center, Geneva, IL - November 14 & 15
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