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Description: Ingredients
Dehydrated fishmeal, rice, rice glutenmeal, cornoil, fructo-oligo-saccharides, vitamins and minerals, choline chloride, pineapple, camomile, hop.
Preserved with Vitamin E.

Guaranteed analysis
Moisture 8,00%
Crude protein 31,00%
Crude oils and fats 17,00%
Crude fibre 1,90%
Crude ash 6,50%
Calcium 1,30%
Phosphorus 0,90%
Vitamin A 18.000 U.I./Kg
Vitamin D3 1.350 U.I./Kg
Vitamin E 315 mg/Kg
Copper 20 mg/kg


Registered: October 2005
Posts: 3953
Review Date: Sat January 19, 2008 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: Not Indicated | Rating: 0 

Pros: First ingredient is a named meat product
Cons: Minimum acceptable meat content, some mixed quality grain

The first ingredient in this food is a meat product, in meal form. The first of three ingredients ahead of the fat content, we have some confidence that the product may contain a reasonable amount of meat for a canine. Noting the fish, however, we find no sign of a guarantee on the manufacturer's site that they use only ethoxyquin-free protein sources in the product (ethoxyquin is a chemical preservative, commonly added to fish ingredients and which is banned or heavily regulated in human food production due to the belief that it is carcinogenic).

The grain content of the food is rice. Rice is a decent quality grain, but the gluten meal form is inferior to whole rice. Rice gluten meal is "the dried residue from rice after the removal of the larger part of the starch and germ, and separation of the bran by the process employed in the wet milling manufacture of rice starch or syrup, or by enzymatic treatment of the endosperm". Although a grain fragment, and inferior to whole rice, this ingredient is better quality than the gluten meal from corn which is an ingredient we prefer not to see used. Overall, the grain content of the food is of mixed quality but excludes really low quality grains.

The food has added vitamins and minerals, but no information about these is given and it may contain synthetics. Overall, the product is comprised of primarily decent quality ingredients, but would be improved by additional meat content (which may be supplemented by users).

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