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Crave Chicken Pate Grain-Free Cat Food Trays

Crave Chicken Pate Grain-Free Cat Food Trays
Company info
Company HQ
McLean, Virginia
Parent company
Mars, Incorporated
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per oz $0.46
Cost per day: $1.00
Primary proteins
  • Chicken
  • Chicken Liver
  • Chicken Heart

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Overall Score



? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 60%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 74%
? 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 91%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 85%
? 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

Guaranteed Analysis


Protein: 12%

Fat: 6.5%

Fiber: 1%

Moisture: 78%

Ash: 3.5%

Carb: 0%

Dry Matter Analysis


Protein: 54.55%

Fat: 29.55%

Fiber: 4.55%

Carb: 0%

Calorie Weighted Basis


Protein: 43.19%

Fat: 56.81%

Carb: 0%

What We Like

  • Rich in protein
  • Low carbohydrate content
  • High moisture content
  • High-quality ingredients
  • Affordable
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
  • A good source of omega-3 fatty acids

What We Did Not Like

  • None

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all cat food recalls related to Crave since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2009 Crave has never been recalled.


Chicken, Chicken Liver, Pork Broth, Chicken Broth, Chicken Heart, Natural Flavor, Guar Gum, Potassium Chloride, Fish Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Carrageenan, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Dried Tomatoes, Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate, Tapioca Starch, Salt, Choline Chloride, Magnesium Sulfate, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Taurine, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Copper Sulfate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K Activity). Caloric Content 1196 kcal/kg, 45 kcal/serving

Ingredient Review

Our review of Crave Chicken Pate Grain-Free Cat Food Trays 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 Chicken Liver. Chicken liver is one of a few organ meats that come from a chicken. In pet food, chicken liver serves as a source of protein, iron, and amino acids.

The third ingredient is Pork Broth. Pork broth is made by boiling pork meat and bones to obtain nutrients including fat, vitamins, and minerals. In pet food, pork broth increases moisture and improves flavor.

The fourth ingredient is Chicken Broth. Chicken broth is made by boiling chicken meat, skin, and bones to obtain nutrients including fat, vitamins, and minerals. In pet food, chicken broth increases moisture and improves flavor.

The fifth ingredient is Chicken Heart. Chicken heart is meat from the muscles that form a chicken’s heart. In pet food, chicken heart can be a good source of protein, iron, and other important nutrients.

After the fifth ingredient, the list includes all remaining ingredients. It’s worth noting that ingredients (other than nutritional supplements) located this far down on the list aren’t likely to have an impact on the overall rating of this Crave Chicken Pate Grain-Free Cat Food Trays.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Crave Chicken Pate Grain-Free Cat Food Trays to the other 1557 Cat Wet Food in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
DM Protein 54.55% 51.83%
DM Fat 29.55% 17.86%
DM Fiber 4.55% 6.41%

This recipe has:

  • 2.72% more protein
  • 11.69% more fat
  • 1.86% less fiber

Cats typically thrive on a diet that includes high protein content, a medium amount of fat, and a comparatively low amount of carbohydrates, along with sufficient moisture. It’s worth noting that specialty diets recommended by veterinarians might prioritize different nutrients based on your pet’s condition and unique needs.

Analysis Overview

Crave Chicken Pate Grain-Free Cat Food Trays is priced below the average market price for Cat Wet Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Crave Chicken Pate Grain-Free Cat Food Trays, we found that most of the protein is derived from chicken based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 5 of the first 5 ingredients are high-quality ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is highly recommended.

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