Animal Feed - Pet food

Technological innovation

Remaining products from human nutrition processes, so called derivates, are being used since the 1950-ies on a large scale as raw materials for animal feed. Heemhorst contributet to the developments in modern feed milling industry. Animal feed processing is one of Heemhorst specialisms. A major part of the machinery for this industry is being developed and produced in our factory.

Products for nutrition of pets, are scaled down from animal feed products. The extrusion process is nowadays the heart of a production line and sets the basics for form and qualifications of petfood. Also the coating process of end-products with fluids, rich in energy and vitamins, is important. As the animal feed production process, also petfood production is one of the specialism's of Heemhorst. Many projects have been successfully accomplished.