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Making sure your pet is receiving superior quality in every bite.


May 17, 2021

Our unique vacuum infusion system takes your pet diet to the next level.

At FirstMate, one of the leading Canadian pet food manufacturers, we have a unique way of bringing you the quality product your pet deserves.

Our kibble, which has already been cooked and cooled, enters our VIS.
After the kibble is introduced to the vacuum vessel, the vacuum removes the air from within the pellets. Then, we introduce healthy fats and essential oils. 

This process pulls the oils into every piece of kibble, ensuring that each batch of food is evenly infused and the essential nutrients are present throughout our finished diets.⁠This is one of the ways FirstMate works to ensure superior quality in every bite.⁠
The most common approach of introducing healthy oils and fats to a dry diet is top coating the kibble and tumbling to mix the oils. While this the standard, at FirstMate, we take a different approach and infuse our essential fats and oils during the last stage of production using a specialized piece of equipment called a vacuum infusion system (VIS).

Our kibble, which has already been cooked and cooled, enters our VIS.
After a specific quantity of kibble is introduced to the vacuum vessel, the vacuum removes the air from it and within the pellets.

After this, the healthy fats and essential oils are added to the vacuum infusion system and the air is reintroduced in stages.

This process pulls essential fats and oils into each and every piece of kibble. This ensures that every batch of product is evenly infused and nutrient-rich oils are present throughout our finished diets.⁠

This is one of the ways FirstMate works to ensure superior quality in every bite.⁠

 

2 responses to “Making sure your pet is receiving superior quality in every bite.”

  1. susan l howland says:

    We love First Mate. My dogs never tire of the great taste and helps maintain their weight since they are in their senior years.

    • firstmate_admin says:

      We are glad to hear that our products are working well for your dogs! As a family-owned and operated company, we take a great deal of pride in our products’ quality and performance, and it is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback that we can share with our team.

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