Animal Nutrition

The companion pet food and treat market is booming. Pet owners continue to prioritize their pets health, including what their companion animals consume. Similar to the human nutrition market, pet owners are looking for clean label, non-GMO and natural products as well as safe supplements that enhance companion pet diets. Manufacturers are continually looking for new ingredient options that meet clean-label requirements but still taste great for their furry friends! ABITEC offers a full range of nutritional ingredients to meet all your pet food needs without compromising flavor!

Featured Product: Captex® Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)

  • Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) may provide cognitive enhancement, sustainable energy, increase thermogenesis and promote prolonged satiety for cats, dogs and other companion pets [1-5]     
  • Kosher and Halal
  • Not manufactured from bioengineered ingredients (Non-GMO)
  • Easily incorporated into multiple delivery forms such as; pet food, chews, biscuits, etc.
  • Powdered forms available in our Nutri Sperse® product line
  • Excellent stability with 24-36 month shelf life

Multiple Sustainable Raw Material Options Available 

Coconut, Palm-free, and RSPO Options

Product Name

Chemical Name Caprylic (C8) fatty acid content (%) Capric (C10) fatty acid content (%) CAS Number
Captex 300 Glyceryl Tricaprylate/ Tricaprate ~70 ~30  65381-09-1
Captex 355 Glyceryl Tricaprylate/ Tricaprate ~55 ~35 65381-09-1,
73398-61-5
Captex 1000  Glyceryl Tricaprate <1 98 621-71-6
Captex 8000  Glyceryl Tricaprylate 98 <1 538-23-8
Captex GTO Tiolein     122-32-7

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Related Products

NUTRI SPERSE®

Nutri Sperse lipid powders deliver up to 70% fat content from healthy oils including medium chain triglycerides (MCTs).  All of our oils are low trans fat, non hydrogenated, Kosher, and Halal. They are dispersible across a spectrum of hot and cold aqueous applications, and they provide a creamy mouth feel and improved functionality to products where liquid oils are not applicable.

Additionally, they are:

  • Available with dairy and non-dairy bases*
  • Available with MCTs for increased and sustainable energy supply
  • Up to 24 month shelf life

*The carbohydrate and proteins in the bases of Nutri Sperse powders are specifically selected to provide nutritional functionality, such as, slow to fast energy production.

Product Name

Base

Oil Type 

 %

Nutri Sperse MCT 50 Non-GMO Maltodextrin MCT 50%
Nutri Sperse MCT 70 Nonfat Dried Milk MCT 70%

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CAPMUL®

CAPMUL Mono- and Diglycerides are excellent in solving the industry’s challenge to improve the bioavailability of today's complex compounds and can be used as:

Product Name Chemical Name CAS Number 
Capmul 471 Glyceryl caprylate/caprate  
Capmul GMO-50 Glyceryl Monooleate 25496-72-4
Capmul GMS-50K Glyceryl Monostearate 31566-31-1

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CAPROL®

CAPROL Polyglycerol Esters are excellent emulsifiers, solubilizers and taste-masking agents for use in pet foods and treats.

Product Name Chemical Name CAS Number
Caprol MPGO Polyglycerol Esters of Oleic Acid 9007-48-1
Caprol PGE 860 Decaglycerol Mono- & Dioleate 9007-48-1
Caprol ET Hexaglycerol Octasterate 67784-82-1
Caprol 3GO Triglycerol  Monooleate 9007-48-1

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STEROTEX®

Sterotex powdered oils have numerous applications in the pet food industry including lubrication, dry binding, sustained-release, taste masking and more!

Product Name Chemical Name CAS Number
Sterotex NF Hydrogenated Cottonseed Oil 68334-00-9
Sterotex P Palm Oil and Modified Palm Oil  

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References

1. G. Landsberg. Therapeutic agents for the treatment of cognitive dysfunction syndrome in senior dogs. Prog NeuroPsychopharmacology Biol Psychiatry (2005) 29:47–9.
2. G. M. Landsberg, J. Nichol, J. A. Araujo. Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome: A Disease of Canine and Feline Brain Aging. Vet Clin Small Anim (2012) 42:749–68.
3. D. Gunn-Moore, K. Moffat, L.-A. Christie, E. Head. Cognitive dysfunction and the neurobiology of aging in cats. J Small Anim Pract (2007) 48:546–553.
4. K. Xu, X. Sun, B. O. Eroku, C. P. Tsipis, M. A. Puchowicz, J. C. LaManna. Diet-induced ketosis improves cognitive performance in aged rats. Adv Exp Med Biol (2010) 662:71-5.
5. Y. Pan, B. Larson, J. A. Araujo, W. Lau, C. de Rivera, R. Santana, A. Gore, N. W. Milgram. Dietary supplementation with medium-chain TAG has long-lasting cognition-enhancing effects in aged dogs. Br J Nutr (2010) 103:1746-54.

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