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First line of functional dog food toppers made with insect protein
Neo Bites dog food toppers also strives to improve environment health as insects produce essentially no greenhouse gases.
Neo Bites—a sustainable pet food startup—has unveiled the first line of functional dog food toppers powered by insect protein to enhance the pet food industry's relationship with the environment and refine canine health.
"Our products are designed to improve dogs' lives and can satisfy even the most picky eaters,” said Winslow Marshall, Neo Bites co-founder, in a company release.1 “Dog lovers can trust that our dog food toppers are filled with the nutrients that are missing from legacy pet food.”
Insect protein is the only animal protein with a natural prebiotic and it contains more omega-3s than salmon.1 While the average dog food is usually comprised of fillers, artificial preservatives and is highly processed with questionable meats and meat by-products, Neo Bites dog food toppers and treats are hypoallergenic and made from whole food superfoods.
What's more, the company seeks to improve environmental health as insects produce virtually no greenhouse gases. Meanwhile, US pet meat consumption remains 1 of the most significant environmental impacts associated with food, thus contributing to an alarming amount of greenhouse gas emissions annually.2
"Neo Bites is changing how we feed our dogs and steward our planet," remarked Wesley Cooper, Neo Bites co-founder, in the release.1
Cooper continued: "The pet food industry is traditionally a major environmental burden and contributor to climate change. If America's dogs and cats had their own country, their meat consumption would rank fifth in the world. Meat production generates 25% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Our pets and their humans deserve better. We are accelerating the shift to sustainable animal nutrition."
The Neo Bites line features 3 formulations of insect protein dog food toppers each crafted to address a specific functional need1:
- Health Aid Topper: Nutrient-dense topper that supports daily vitality. Made with Super-Insect Blend, kale, oats, turmeric, and kelp.
- Digestive Aid Topper: Delicious, nutrient-dense, and gentle enough to promote gut health, firm stool, and a comfortable stomach. Made with Super-Insect Blend, ginger, pumpkin, apple, and oats.
- Skin & Coat Aid Topper: The ideal combination for a thick and shiny coat, itch relief and healthy skin. Made with Super-Insect Blend, flaxseed, and peanut.
- Original Dog Treats: Lightly oven-baked treats that satisfy dogs. Made from Super-Insect Blend, peanut, pumpkin, oats, cinnamon, and egg.
Additionally, Neo Bites is made in small batches and currently striving to meet the demand and grow its product line. Discover more about Neo Bites products here.
- Neo Bites launches first line of functional dog food toppers powered by insect protein. News release. Neo Bites. December 14, 2021. Accessed December 15, 2021. https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211214005074/en/Neo-Bites-Launches-First-Line-of-Functional-Dog-Food-Toppers-Powered-By-Insect-Protein
- Gomez J. Pet sustainability, or the truth about dogs and cats. GreenBiz. September 21, 2021. Accessed December 15, 2021. https://www.greenbiz.com/article/pet-sustainability-or-truth-about-cats-and-dogs