Almo Nature HQS La Cucina Chicken with Whitefish Grain-Free Cat Food Pouches
Company HQGenoa, Italy
Parent companyAlmo Nature
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Estimated Nutrient Content
To understand the nutrient content of pet food, we visualize its macronutrient composition in three ways. In the charts below, you’ll see a guaranteed analysis on an as-fed basis, a dry matter analysis, and a breakdown of the food’s macronutrients on a calorie-weighted basis.
Remember that all of these values are estimates based on the guaranteed analysis published by the company, and the food’s actual nutrient values may be slightly different.
Dry Matter Analysis
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- Rich in protein
- Low carbohydrate content
- High moisture content
- High-quality ingredients
- Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
- Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
- Some cats may be allergic to fish
The following list (if present) shows all cat food recalls related to Almo Nature since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.
Since 2011 Almo Nature has never been recalled.
Our review of Almo Nature HQS La Cucina Chicken with Whitefish Grain-Free Cat Food Pouches begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.
The first ingredient is Chicken. Chicken is meat from the domesticated bird of the same name. In pet food, chicken is used as a primary protein source.
The second ingredient is Water Sufficient. In pet food, the term water sufficient typically refers to the amount of water that is needed to process the rest of the ingredients.
The third ingredient is Whitefish. Whitefish is a general term that refers to mostly freshwater and saltwater fish species with light-colored flesh. In pet food, whitefish is a source of protein and essential nutrients including Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids.
The fourth ingredient is Sunflower Oil. Sunflower oil is a type of culinary oil that is pressed from ripe sunflower seeds. In pet food, sunflower oil can be a good source of healthy fat, vitamin E, and Omega-6 essential fatty acids.
The fifth ingredient is Tapioca Starch. Tapioca starch comes from the cassava root. It is often used as a filler or binder, as well as a source of easily digested carbohydrates. Tapioca starch is typically added to grain-free and gluten-free pet foods.
When we analyzed the ingredients in Almo Nature HQS La Cucina Chicken with Whitefish Grain-Free Cat Food Pouches, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.
|Product info||Market Price Avg.||% From the Avg|
|Price per oz||$0.71||$0.43||+65%|
|Price per 100 kcal||$2.73||$1.76||+56%|
|Price per day||$1.64||$1.05||+56%|
Almo Nature HQS La Cucina Chicken with Whitefish Grain-Free Cat Food Pouches is priced above the average market price for wet cat food.
Adult cat foods can have a lot of variability in calorie density but generally meet requirements for the average active cat. With formulations addressing a wide variety of needs, including weight loss or gain, indoor or outdoor living, or hairball problems, individual recipes may vary greatly in calorie, fiber, and nutritional content.
With that in mind, we’ve compared Almo Nature HQS La Cucina Chicken with Whitefish Grain-Free Cat Food Pouches to the other 1447 wet cat food recipes in our database:
|Product info||All Products avg.||% From the Avg|
|Caloric Content||920 kcal/kg||957 kcal/kg||-4%|
Overall, this is a meat based food that’s high in protein with low fat and low carbohydrate content relative to other Wet Cat Foods.