Lindsay Beaton, Managing Editor of Petfood Industry magazine, presented a session titled, “Pet Food in 2016: Current Market Trends and a Look Ahead,” at the American Meat Science Association’s Reciprocal Meat Conference in San Angelo, Texas, on June 20, 2016.

Beaton covered current pet food market trends in North America, as well as industry predictions on trends to come. Topics included a high-level look at the North American pet food market landscape, the driving “pet humanization” trend, and several specific pet food categories, including organic/natural, freeze-dried/raw/fresh, and meat/alternative proteins.