ADM Partners with University of Illinois for Companion Animal Research & Development

8c3c10ba-b7b9-402b-b792-dd83b3788532articleimage.jpg

10 Feb 2017 --- ADM Animal Nutrition, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), has teamed up with the University of Illinois Department of Animal Sciences, a renowned leader in animal science and pet nutrition, to further develop and enhance ADM’s portfolio of high-quality pet food ingredients and premixes.

In this collaboration, scientists from ADM and the University of Illinois will work together to explore alternative ingredient solutions. Most notably, the collaboration will focus on using innovative and versatile ingredients such as edible beans, peas, ancient grains, complex proteins, and vegetable-based omega fatty acids, along with ADM’s ever-expanding portfolio of proprietary ingredients.

Additionally, scientists from both groups will examine ways to enhance companion animals’ overall well-being by taking a closer look at ingredients that support immunity and gut health by creating favorable conditions for digestion.

“The collaborative work between the Companion Animal Nutrition Program in the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Illinois and ADM aims to generate scholarly projects that will support the education of undergraduate and graduate students and to advance the education and dissemination of scientific findings and innovative solutions for the pet food industry,” said Dr. Maria R. Cattai de Godoy, Assistant Professor in the Companion Animal Nutrition Program at the University of Illinois. “This is a synergistic initiative which combines the scientific expertise and research capabilities of our program with ADM’s extensive ingredient portfolio to offer nutritional and health benefits for pets.”

“We are thrilled to work with the team of researchers at the University of Illinois,” said Mike Cecava, research director at ADM. “Their expertise in the field of companion animal nutrition is unmatched. I look forward to our discoveries in 2017.”

To contact our editorial team please email us at editorial@cnsmedia.com

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

Collapse

Many of the world’s largest and best-known food manufacturers rely on ADM for hundreds of essential food ingredients.  Our high-quality ingredients from agriculture are in many of the products consumers use and enjoy every day, from grains and meats to salad oils, yogurt and chocolate. 

Baking & Cereals
ADM supplies the baking industry with over 400 staple baking ingredients. Our product offerings also include a full line of cocoa powders, and chocolate and compound products in a variety of forms to meet a wide range of customer applications.

Beverages
ADM is a world leader in corn sweeteners, dextrose, crystalline fructose, maltodextrin, cocoa powders, citric and lactic acids, but we also offer nutritional ingredients such as natural-source vitamin E, soy protein, including organic, and even flavorless, textureless and colorless fiber.

Candy & Confectionery
ADM is the world’s premier producer of cocoa, cocoa butter and chocolate, including the Ambrosia®, deZaan™ and Merckens® brands. We also supply lecithin and other emulsifiers, food acids, corn sweeteners, starches and maltodextrins.

Dairy
Consumers love the wholesomeness of dairy foods, and new ones are appearing every day – like flavored milks in convenience packaging, or the new yogurts that you can both drink and pour. ADM has a stable of ingredients that can help make your dairy products taste great, while maintaining their freshness and stability.

Meat Products
ADM offers the most complete range of soy proteins for processed meat applications including cold cuts, hot dogs and sausages. ADM ingredients also enhance whole muscle meat products while improving taste, juiciness and moisture retention, for maximum cost effectiveness and value.

Other Processed Foods
ADM capabilities help frozen foods stay fresher longer, keep the beans in soup unbroken, and ensure that the oil and water in salad dressings stays emulsified.

Snack Foods
Consumers today want snacks in more varieties and with more healthful qualities. ADM can help you compete in this fast-changing marketplace with all the essential ingredients you need, plus an ever-growing line of functional and nutritional ingredients.

 

Related Articles

Food Ingredients News

Weekly Roundup: Eggs for sustainable protein, Symrise receives recognition for environmental commitment

12 Oct 2018 --- Today (October 12) marks World Egg Day 2018 and the American Egg Board is celebrating with a global campaign that focuses on eggs as a sustainable source of high-quality protein. Meanwhile, Symrise has achieved second place in the German CSR Awards 2018, for its commitment to sustainability. Flagship Food Group is adding up to 90 jobs as it expands its frozen food manufacturing in Albuquerque, New Mexico and ADM has announced the completion of their flour mill modernization in Enid, Oklahoma. The Fuji Oil Group has joined the Dutch Food Valley community to accelerate R&D and build global collaboration networks and finally, Campden BRI is calling for companies to join a research project to understand better what causes “checking” in biscuits and crackers.

Food Ingredients News

US-Mexico-Canada Agreement: Canadian farmers “sacrificed” as market access is opened up, US farmers celebrate victory

03 Oct 2018 --- Now that the new US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has been drafted during last-minute talks, the US and Canadian dairy industries have two very different viewpoints on the proposed new version of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The Americans are declaring a victory for dairy farmers because they’ve gained access to the Canadian market, while Canadian farmers claim the Government has sacrificed their livelihoods.

Business News

Cargill’s net profit rises 5 percent, reports “slightly lower” adjusted profit for food ingredients business

01 Oct 2018 --- Cargill’s net profit rose 5 percent during the summer months, but its adjusted earnings were flat as only one of its four business units reported a gain. The only one of the privately held company’s business units to show a gain this summer was Origination & Processing, which includes the trading of grains and other commodities.

Business News

World Vegetarian Day: Growth, trends and innovation in the meat-free market

01 Oct 2018 --- Today marks World Vegetarian Day and October 1 is the beginning of a month-long awareness program focused on meat-free eating, the growth and trends within the vegetarian space and how product development is growing in global markets. Plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy, vegetarian and vegan product innovation is abundant to keep pace with consumer demand.

Business News

Weekly roundup: Brenntag expands North American R&D, Land O’Lakes develops on-farm digital platform

28 Sep 2018 --- In business news this week, Brenntag North America Inc. has announced the grand opening of a new Food & Nutrition Application & Development Center in Allentown, PA and Kraft Heinz Canada has completed the acquisition of the assets of Ethical Bean Coffee. As traceability efforts intensify, Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN has announced its plan to roll out the Truterra Insights Engine, an interactive on-farm digital platform that will help farmers advance their stewardship goals.

More Articles