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Pet Food Processing Solutions

Pet food manufacturing is becoming increasingly competitive. To be successful, it's critical to control for foodborne illness prevention, shelf life and above all, food safety.

Ecolab has supported food processing customers for decades. We have the experts—and the experience—to help your pet food processing plant optimize cleaning practices and improve operational efficiencies.

Ecolab understands pet food processing, and we’re ready to help.

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Customers Demand High-Quality Pet Food and Treats

Pet owners are buying high-end pet food like never before.

$59.2 billion

In 2017, international premium pet food sales were $34.9 billion. By 2027, that could climb to $59.2 billion.


Nearly 80% of people in the Americas perceive pets as beloved family members.

Our Pet Food Processing Solutions

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Digital Solutions

FSQS Platform

New technology from a trusted source: The Ecolab Food Safety and Quality Supervisor Platform helps drive performance through benchmarking, trends and data analysis.
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Synergex™ Sanitizer and Disinfectant

Effective on virtually all surfaces and CIP applications, Synergex is a powerful—and patented—sanitizer and disinfectant designed specifically for food and beverage processing.

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Powerful Cleaners

Exelerate™ TUFSOIL Gel Cleaner and Degreaser

Tough, burnt-on soils are no match for Exelerate™ TUFSOIL, our heavy-duty gel cleaner and degreaser that reduces manual scrubbing time on areas including stainless-steel fryers, ovens and smokehouses.


Dry Cleaning

DrySan™ Tri-O Cleaner and Sanitizer

Organic-Approved, 3-in-1 Solution for Dry Process Cleaning Environments

DrySan™ Tri-O (EPA Reg. No. 1677-249) is an organic program certified*, ready-to-use 3-in-1 cleaner, sanitizer and disinfectant that helps drive efficiency and quality improvements in dry process cleaning.

*Washington State Department of Agriculture Program

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Cleaning Verification

Hygiena™ ATP Swabs

If you’re not using current ATP technology, your product safety could be at risk. Hygiena™ ATP Swabs provide cleaning verification that is quick, reliable and no lab equipment is required.​

Raw Materials, Production, Packaging, Storage, Transport, Distributor, Store, Customer, End User (dog)

Challenges for Pet Food Manufacturers

The beginning of the production process presents the biggest challenges for pet food and pet treat manufacturers.

Raw materials, production, packaging and storage can be particularly difficult to manage. That's were Ecolab comes in. We help pet food manufacturers address their most pressing priorities, including:

  • Food Safety Standards
  • Food-Borne Illness Prevention
  • Shelf Life
  • Hazard Control
  • Validated Sanitation Systems

Ecolab: A Trusted Partner

Trying to maintain food safety, produce high-quality pet food and maximize efficiency is a big job. To do it well, you need an experienced, trusted partner. Ecolab has been in business since 1923, and we know our stuff. We help pet food manufacturers protect their brand and attract loyal customers.

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Optimized Cleaning Practices

  • Faster cleaning, less downtime and greater production time
  • Increased equipment longevity
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Hyper-Focus on Quality

  • Identification of and solutions for high-risk food safety areas
  • Cleaning verification that prevents flavor, ingredient and allergen carryover
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Efficiency Gains

  • Reduction in total plant costs
  • Improved operational efficiencies
  • Minimized product waste
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Peace of Mind

  • Insights on mitigating food-safety risks
  • Industry-leading expertise on cleaning and sanitization
  • Ability to spot hazards, especially with older plants and equipment
  • Account managers who are on-call

Full-Service Pet Food Processing Solutions

From pest control to specialized, onsite training, Ecolab puts our decades of experience to use for you.

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Pest Control

Integrated Pest Management services use scientifically proven strategies to treat and prevent pests.

Industry leading fumigation expertise to protect your business.


A dedicated team of fumigation experts combines smart science, deep expertise, and nationwide coverage to solve your toughest pest problems.

Ecolab Food Processing Training

Ecolab Training

Our training solutions are designed to help protect your customers, your reputation and your bottom line. We offer virtual and classroom training plus specialized, onsite support.

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Connect With Us

Ecolab understands pet food processing, and we're ready to help.

Insights on mitigating food-safety risks
Industry-leading expertise on cleaning and sanitization
Ability to spot hazards, especially with older plants and equipment
Account managers who are on-call

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