Instant lab-grade analysis of dog chows, cat chows, and other pet foods and feed ingredients
Today’s pet food market requires a complex production operation involving new and varying ingredients, specific product formulations, and strict labeling requirements. For reliable and effective production, precise monitoring of raw materials and finished goods is essential.
Plant Managers use NeoSpectra analyzers for rapid, on-site testing of ingredients and in-process samples to provide the information required to efficiently and consistently produce nutritious pet food to consumer specifications.
Reject raw materials below specification or provide data for claims
Provide reliable input into least-cost formulation systems
Ensure proper batch formulation reducing waste and re-work
Save energy costs at dryers
Ship pet food at proper moisture to reduce raw material costs and risk of spoilage and recalls
The NeoSpectra scanner is a rugged, portable NIR analyzer ready to analyze pet food ingredients and finished pet food feed. Non-homogeneous and granular samples like cat and dog chow kibbles can be analyzed with no grinding required.
NeoSpectra customers can select from hundreds of ready-to-use pet food and pet food ingredient calibrations in the NeoSpectra LabStore and be ready to measure materials in minutes. Finished product calibrations are available for cat chows and dog chows as well as specialty pet foods such as rabbit, guinea pig, ferret, and bird feed.