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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John Vergeer
AFB Netherlands Facility Receives Distinguished Guests

​It isn’t every day that companies are honored with the presence of ambassadors and delegates, but that was the distinguishing case for our Netherlands facility. They recently received a delegation from the US Embassy, including the highest representative of the US government in the Netherlands, Chargé d’Affaires Mr. Shawn Crowley. John Vergeer, the general manager of AFB Europe, provides highlights of the visit in this blog post.

Punyatoya Mohapatra
Electronic Nose and Tongue Technology: Diverse Applications in Palatability Research & Testing

​Electronic nose and tongue technology (ENT) has applications across the product development and distribution pipeline. Analytical Chemistry Manager Punyatoya Mohapatra shares how AFB uses ENT as part of a holistic, data-driven research approach that provides our customers with more insightful answers to a multitude of palatability questions related to product development and product performance.

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.

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