Multicomponent pet food product and methods of making and using the same

  • US 6,312,746 B2
  • Filed: 02/05/2001
  • Issued: 11/06/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/18/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A dual texture pet or animal food product comprising:

  • a soft inner component of a dual texture pet or animal food product containing a mixture of lipid and solid ingredients, the first component having a water activity, aw, less than about 0.65 and a total moisture content less than about 15 wt %;

    a cereal based shell component of the dual texture pet or animal food product containing at least one ingredient comprising a carbohydrate, fat, protein or combination thereof, the shell component having a total moisture content less than about 20 wt %;

    wherein the shell component completely surrounds the soft inner component and is formed by the co-extrusion of the soft inner component within the shell component to form one dual component pet or animal food product.

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