At AFB International, we’re serious about quality. We partner with pet food manufacturers to create better-tasting dog and cat foods, treats and supplements, meeting the specific needs of the pets and pet owners we all serve.


What do dogs and cats like and why do they like it? AFB’s innovative researchers are leading the way in flavor analysis to create high-performance pet food palatants.

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The highest quality raw materials. The best practices in sourcing and production. That’s AFB’s worldwide commitment to our customers.

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Brooke Eiler
AFB International is your Palatability Training Resource

​Palatability companies will happily spend time with pet food professionals, educating them about palatability options and considerations. But at the rate the industry is growing and changing, newcomers are joining pet food every day. Fortunately, an e-learning option has become available via Global Pets Academy. The module, entitled “Principles of Palatability,” is designed to help pet food professionals quickly learn about pet food palatability.

Stacey Schlanker
PAIRED VS. MONADIC – What’s the difference?

​Paired Comparison assessments can tell us something different than Monadic assessments. Paired Comparison uses two bowls, where two different foods are presented. In Monadic testing, only one bowl of food is presented. Which one is better? 

Nicole Cody
5 Things You Need to Know About Being on the AFB Team

​You know that generic interview question “Where do you see yourself in 10 years?” I have to admit, if someone had asked me that 10 years ago, I’m sure I would have gotten the answer wrong because I’m not sure I realized at the time—as a 20-something with not much experience under my belt—just how fortunate I was to have found a company I hadn’t heard of before, in an industry I didn’t know much about. It has been at THIS company, with THIS team, serving the BEST customers in the world, that I’ve been able to far surpass any professional and career development goals I ever set for myself back then.

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