Most canned dog and cat food is based on a slurry of meat or meat derivatives and cereals. Some products also contain fish. The slurry, which may be extruded, rolled or pressed into chunks, is then mixed with a “gravy” or a higher viscosity gel, typically a mixture of starches or gums.

Silverson high shear mixers are widely used in the petfood industry for dispersion of gums and starches for gravies as well as preparation of bone slurries and flavorings & coatings for dried foods. For further information click on the link below.

Application Reports

Ask the Expert