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CANIDAE Adore Grain-Free Salmon & Whitefish in Broth Canned Cat Food

CANIDAE Adore Grain-Free Salmon & Whitefish in Broth Canned Cat Food
Company info
Company HQ
Norco, California
Parent company
Canidae Corporation
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Food Form Wet Cat Food
Cost per day: $1.64
Primary proteins
  • Salmon
  • Tuna
  • Whitefish

Ingredients

Fish Broth, Salmon, Tuna, Whitefish, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Peas, Sunflower Oil, Natural Flavor, Tricalcium Phosphate, Potato Starch, Guar Gum, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Minerals (Zinc Oxide, Reduced Iron, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Potassium Iodide), Potassium Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin Supplement, Folic Acid, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex), Choline Chloride, Taurine, Magnesium Sulfate, Beta-Carotene.

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 100%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 67%
? 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 69%
? 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 37%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 75%
? 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: 11%

Fat: 1.5%

Fiber: 1%

Moisture: 83%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 3.5%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 64.71%

Fat: 8.82%

Fiber: 5.88%

Ash: 8%

Carb: 20.59%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 60.63%

Fat: 20.08%

Carb: 19.29%

Our Review

Pros
  • Rich in protein
  • High moisture content
  • Doesn’t contain fillers, by-products, or artificial additives
Cons
  • Expensive
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Contains a small amount of plant-based proteins
  • For supplemental feeding only: this food is not nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO guidelines
  • Some cats may be allergic to fish

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all cat food recalls related to CANIDAE since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Canidae - Dog Food (05/05/2012) -+
Date: 05/05/2012
Company Name: Canidae Pet Foods
Product Description: Dog Food
Recall Reason: Potential for salmonella

Ingredient Review

Our review of CANIDAE Adore Grain-Free Salmon & Whitefish in Broth Canned Cat Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Fish Broth. Fish broth is a byproduct of the seafood cooking process, and can contain fish of any kind. In pet food, fish broth adds flavor and aroma, along with some nutrients.

The second ingredient is Salmon. Salmon is meat from any fish in the salmon family, and in pet food, salmon might also refer to other parts of the fish including skin and organs. Salmon is an excellent source of protein, and it is a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids.

The third ingredient is Tuna. Tuna is a general name for one of several saltwater fish species. In pet food, tuna is generally used as a protein source.

The fourth 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 fifth ingredient is Sweet Potatoes. Sweet potatoes are added to pet food as an easy-to-digest source of grain-free and gluten-free carbohydrates. They contain high levels of fiber, along with a number of important vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

When we analyzed the ingredients in CANIDAE Adore Grain-Free Salmon & Whitefish in Broth Canned Cat Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from fish based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per oz

Product Price

$0.61

Market Price avg.

$0.49

% From the Avg

+24%

Price per 100 kcal

Product Price

$2.74

Market Price avg.

$2.02

% From the Avg

+36%

Price per day

Product Price

$1.64

Market Price avg.

$1.21

% From the Avg

+36%

CANIDAE Adore Grain-Free Salmon & Whitefish in Broth 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 CANIDAE Adore Grain-Free Salmon & Whitefish in Broth Canned Cat Food to the other 1538 wet cat food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

DM Protein

Product info

64.71%

All Products avg.

52.98%

% From the Avg

+22%

DM Fat

DM Fat

Product info

8.82%

All Products avg.

17.72%

% From the Avg

-50%

DM Fiber

DM Fiber

Product info

5.88%

All Products avg.

6.38%

% From the Avg

-8%

DM Carb

DM Carb

Product info

20.59%

All Products avg.

13.98%

% From the Avg

+47%

Analysis Overview

Overall, this is a fish based food that’s high in protein with low fat and high carbohydrate content relative to other wet cat foods.

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