We want our food organic and ethically sourced.
We care about packaging: we want less of it, and for it to be recyclable or reusable — or even edible.
And apparently we want the same things for our pets.
Human food trends are increasingly influencing pet-food product development, in part because we humanize our pets and want to offer them treats that reflect our food-buying values, writes Debbie Phillips-Donaldson, editor-in-chief of Petfood Industry.
(And, like us, pets are getting fatter and we’re starting to pay closer attention to their diets.)
Open Farm, a new family-run Canadian pet food company devoted to sourcing ethical, high-quality, local ingredients, is catering to our increasingly high standards when it comes to feeding Fido or Fluffy.
“Consumers are more educated than ever when it comes to their own food choices and are increasingly applying high standards to what they look for in pet food. This is because, more and more, dogs and cats are viewed and cared for as membersRead More »from Open Farm and TerraCycle team up to offer ethically sourced dog food — with recyclable packaging