Almo Nature HQS Natural Ham with Parmesan in Broth Canned Cat Food
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
Calorie Weighted Basis
- 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
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 Natural Ham with Parmesan in Broth Canned Cat Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.
The first ingredient is Ham. Ham is pork from a leg cut that has been preserved by wet or dry curing, with or without smoking. As a processed meat, the term ham" includes both whole cuts of meat and ones that have been mechanically formed. Ham is made around the world
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 Cheese. Cheese is a general term for a food made with the proteins and fat from milk. In pet food, cheese is primarily added as a flavor enhancer, but it does contribute a small amount of calcium and other beneficial nutrients.
The fourth ingredient is Guar Gum. Guar gum is a thickening agent that is derived from the guar bean. In pet food, guar gum helps food keep its shape and it doubles as a source of fiber. Since guar gum can slow digestion, it’s sometimes found in foods designed to help your pet lose weight.
When we analyzed the ingredients in Almo Nature HQS Natural Ham with Parmesan in Broth Canned Cat Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.
|Product info||Market Price Avg.||% From the Avg|
|Price per oz||$0.72||$0.43||+67%|
|Price per 100 kcal||$3.93||$1.76||+124%|
|Price per day||$2.36||$1.05||+125%|
Almo Nature HQS Natural Ham with Parmesan in Broth Canned Cat Food 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 Natural Ham with Parmesan in Broth Canned Cat Food to the other 1447 wet cat food recipes in our database:
|Product info||All Products avg.||% From the Avg|
|Caloric Content||650 kcal/kg||957 kcal/kg||-32%|
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.