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Almo Nature HQS Natural Chicken With Quinoa Canned Cat Food

Almo Nature HQS Natural Chicken With Quinoa Canned Cat Food
Company info
Company HQ
Genoa, Italy
Parent company
Almo Nature
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per oz $0.64
Cost per day: $2.29
Primary proteins
  • Chicken

Overall Score

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73%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 88%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 77%
? We scan the FDA’s database and rate each brand by the number of recalls in its history. Brands with fewer recalls receive higher ratings. Recall History 100%
? By comparing the prices of foods in our database, we determine if a food is above or below market average price. Lower-priced foods receive higher ratings. Price 25%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 58%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 50%

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.

Guaranteed Analysis

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Protein: 15.3%

Fat: 0.6%

Fiber: 0.1%

Moisture: 80.8%

Ash: 1%

Carb: 2.2%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 79.69%

Fat: 3.13%

Fiber: 0.52%

Ash: 5.21%

Carb: 11.46%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 80.71%

Fat: 7.69%

Carb: 11.61%

Our Review

Pros
  • 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
  • Free of plant-based thickeners
Cons
  • Expensive

Recall History

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.

Ingredient Review

Our review of Almo Nature HQS Natural Chicken With Quinoa Canned Cat Food 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 Quinoa. Quinoa is an edible seed that can be eaten in place of a grain. In pet food, quinoa can serve as a source of plant-based protein, fiber, and carbohydrates. It also contains vitamins, minerals, and amino acids.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Almo Nature HQS Natural Chicken With Quinoa Canned Cat Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.

Price Analysis

Product infoMarket Price Avg.% From the Avg
Price per oz$0.64$0.43+49%
Price per 100 kcal$3.81$1.76+117%
Price per day$2.29$1.05+118%

Almo Nature HQS Natural Chicken With Quinoa Canned Cat Food is priced above the average market price for wet cat food.

Nutritional Analysis

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 Natural Chicken With Quinoa Canned Cat Food to the other 1447 wet cat food recipes in our database:

Product infoAll Products avg.% From the Avg
DM Protein79.69%52.8%+51%
DM Fat3.13%17.7%-82%
DM Fiber0.52%6.35%-92%
DM Carb11.46%13.93%-18%
Caloric Content596 kcal/kg957 kcal/kg-38%

Analysis Overview

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.

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