Enzyme lowers energy input in extruded dog food

19-12-2006 | |

Two experiments were conducted to evaluate the ability of a-amylase to improve the production characteristics of a corn-based dog food using an extruder. It was concluded that a-amylase lowers energy consumption at the extruder, while maintaining desired finished product densities.

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Keywords: enzyme,
a-amylase
, pet food, dog food, extruder, energy
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