North of 49 naturals provides organic dried fruit and vegetable powders to several pet food companies who are searching how to make natural pet food. Manufacturers are using the ingredients in a wide range of end products including pet treats and dry natural pet food.
Many pet food companies using raw ingredients in their formulation of their products, convert to using fruit and veggie powder and flake ingredients to enhance their production efficiencies. Instead of drying the product as part of their process and handling all those raw materials, they get the advantage of using consistent low thermally dried powders direct from our facility when they need it. This has proven to be a great benefit to our customers that have seen incredible growth in the past few years. While struggling with managing all the raw product, both from a space perspective as well as dealing with spoilage issues. The elimination of cooler storage and planning production to availability of raw materials has been effectively eliminated, with having stable dry powders on hand for their production needs, all stored in our warehouse.
Pumpkin Powder is one of the most popular products among the pet industry. Pumpkin is considered a superfood for dogs containing essential micronutrients and fiber making it an excellent nutritious treat. Replacing raw materials with dried powders for this product has been both financially an enormous saving as well as from a process standpoint. Forced to use frozen pumpkin puree, the processor has no option but to pay a premium for handling this. All our customers are looking for North American origin product. We source raw materials as much as we can locally but as volume demand has increased, we have been sourcing all down the West Coast growing corridor allowing us to offer all COO North America product.
The benefits of pumpkin for your pets promote a healthy gut. The soluble fiber content in pumpkin keeps the dog’s digestion in check, preventing constipation. Helping with weight loss, for those dogs that need to lose a few extra pounds. Pumpkin also supports their immune system, rich in vitamin C a natural immune booster. Boosts skin and coat health. Also being beneficial for healthy skin and a shiny coat being rich in Vitamin A and fatty acids.
Sweet Potato has grown in abundance with many culls for shape and size. It is a desired product in so many pet formulations as a binder as well as for taste and nutrition. Sweet potatoes are an excellent source fibre, helping their digestive system. Supporting their immune system rich in vitamins A and C. A great choice for dogs who need to lose weight, sweet potatoes are low in fat and calories.
Our custom processing plant is capable of taking a wide array of our fruit powder blends and our Vegetable Blend Powder and incorporating them into Natural Pet Food. Our blending and sifting capabilities allow for large batch blends for consistent inclusion into final formulations.
While North of 49 naturals provides predominantly powdered fruit and vegetable products, we offer many of our products as non powdered alternatives. Many Pet manufacturers are looking for piece identity of fruit and vegetable products in their final formulations. Our leafy flake veg and diced root vegetables make for great solutions to this goal.