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09/04/2018: Petfood Extrusion and Treats Conference speaker profile - Geoffroy Berthe

21 June 2018,  Jaarbeurs, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Part of VIV Europe 2018)

Pet food and treats are growing rapidly all over the world due to the sharp rise in pet humanisation and with increasing disposable income.



Focus on health and wellness is a major driver of pet treats using functional and other ingredients promising benefits, clean label movement, limited ingredients, safety concerns, natural pet food, grain free, high meat and novel protein.

Extrusion of pet food is an art and science which require knowledge about raw material, hardware and processing requirements. There are different options available to pet food companies to use either single or twin screw extruder with very special die design like, multi-color and multi-shape die.

In this half day conference speakers will talk about pet food and treat trends, extrusion of pet food and treats with single and twin screw extruder; advanced single screw extrusion for companion animal food, specialty, treats, and supplements; extruded pet food quality management; relations between technology and extruded pet food quality and pet food quality optimisation and palatability. 

Geoffroy Berthe
 Speaker profile - Geoffroy Berthe, Technical Service Manager, Kemin Nutrisurance

Pet Food Quality Optimisation and Palatability
Geoffroy joined Kemin in January 2016 as Technical Service Manager for Nutrisurance EMEA.
In this role, he has responsibility to provide technical support to Petfood customers on palatability by increasing products’ performances.

Prior to Kemin, Geoffroy worked more than 15 years in Petfood area for different companies as Royal Canin and Nestlé Purina in a variety of roles within R&D and Technical Application Group.
He has experience developing new products and new ingredients, formulating, auditing suppliers and leading taskforces. He was also coaching teams in the Lean and Continuous Excellence approaches.

Geoffroy holds an Engineer degree in Agriculture and Food Science Engineer in 2000 from ESITPA (Ecole Superieur des Ingenieurs et Techniciens Pour l’Agriculture) in Rouen.

In parallel, Geoffroy has also experience breeding dogs (German shepherds) during 10 years.

We hope you can join us on June 21 at Jaarbeurs, Utrecht, The Netherlands





Register for the event, HERE.



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