Founded in 2001
Sonac was founded in 2001 with the purpose of providing new, safe and fully traceable solutions for the pet food industry. Sonac developed into a global innovator and expert in natural high quality ingredients for the food, pet food, feed, fertilizer and other industries.
A part of Darling Ingredients
In 2014 Sonac, as a part of VION Ingredients, became a part of Darling Ingredients, the world’s largest producer of sustainable natural ingredients from edible & inedible organic residuals and a respected global leader in repurposing. The roots of Darling Ingredients go back to 1882 and the founding of rendering company Ira C. Darling & Company in Chicago, Illinois, which over the years was to evolve into today’s Darling Ingredients.
A global leader and innovator
With a legacy of over a century, Darling Ingredients has emerged as a global leader and innovator in the field of sustainable organic ingredients, providing quality products and services to processing industries around the world. Our critical and environmentally safe solutions for the removal and sustainable use of agricultural, industrial and food by-products help protect the food and feed chains, keep people and animals safe, and benefit people, businesses and the environment.
A legacy of service to global industries
Over the years, Darling Ingredients has expanded its business from traditional rendering operations to include a wide range of innovative residuals-to-resources services around the world. In January of 2014, Darling Ingredients expanded its operations to span five continents. We now offer a global portfolio of over 400 products and services for the food, feed, fuel and pharmaceutical industries that are used in businesses and homes around the world every day.
Working with you to create the best pet food
Because of our experience and expertise, we can customize ingredients according to your specific wishes. We offer poultry meal in several qualities, pork meal, also several qualities, mixed meal, greaves and various fats and oils. Many pet food manufacturers have already engaged with us in joint projects and co- development initiatives aimed at adding specific value to their solutions.
Plasma protein in pet food: binding, tasty and healthy
Hydrolyzed keratin protein, an alternative poultry protein source for pet food
Poultry meals in pet food: relevant parameters to evaluate composition and preference
- Customized ingredients for improving joint health, digestive disorders or palatability
- Specific functional proteins (plasma, MucoPro, MPI) for enhancing wet food palatability
- Hemoglobin powder for improving the meat-like color and appearance of your pet food