ANIMAL & PET NUTRITION

Demand for natural ingredients in animal feed and pet food is increasing as consumers desire clean, transparent labels. TruGro® is Layn Natural Ingredients’ fully dedicated business unit committed to the agronomy, production and innovation of science-backed polyphenol-rich extracts in a growing number of animal and pet nutrition applications.

ANIMAL NUTRITION
Consumers are increasingly demanding meat and animal products from animals fed more natural diets, without antibiotics and synthetics.

62% place high importance on knowing the animal was fed a nutritious diet.

78% of consumers would pay more.

Source: United Soybean Board Animal Meal Study, December 2019.
PET NUTRITION
Consumers are increasingly reading labels and demanding more natural, purposeful, healthy ingredients for themselves and for their furry friends.

70% of all U.S. households own a pet.1

52% of pet owners are influenced by natural ingredient claims.2

Sources: 1) American Pet Products Association: Pet Industry Market Size & Ownership Statistics 2020.  2) Pet Food Industry.com February 14, 2020; Beneo Survey; n=2500.

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SUSTAINABILITY

Adherence to the International Code of Conduct across our supply chain and firm commitment to reducing our carbon footprint.

GLOBAL
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TruGro® solutions are globally supplied to our customers.

FUNCTIONAL
BOTANICAL
EXTRACTS &
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All TruGro natural ingredient solutions are functionally validated.

SOCIAL
RESPONSIBILITY

Adherence to the International Code of Conduct across our supply chain and firm commitment to reducing our carbon footprint.
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SUSTAINABILITY

Adherence to the International Code of Conduct across our supply chain and firm commitment to reducing our carbon footprint.

GLOBAL PRESENCE

TruGro® solutions are globally supplied to our customers.

FUNCTIONAL BOTANICAL EXTRACTS & SOLUTIONS

All TruGro natural ingredient solutions are functionally validated.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Adherence to the International Code of Conduct across our supply chain and firm commitment to reducing our carbon footprint.

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