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Diamond Cat Food Review

Company HQ

LocationMeta, Missouri

Parent company

Schell & Kampeter, Inc.

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Dry Cat Food, Dry Kitten Food

Ratings

56%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 54%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 72%
? 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 8%
? 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 79%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 80%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 40%
Pros
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • All recipes are free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives
Cons
  • Some recipes contain plant-based protein
  • Lower than average protein content
  • The brand has been previously recalled

Brand Overview

Diamond Pet Food has been in business for more than 50 years. A family-owned company based in the United States, it uses both US and globally sourced ingredients in its recipes. Diamond Pet Food offers a variety of wet and dry recipes for dogs and cats of all life stages

How Much Does Diamond Cat Food Cost

We’ve compared Diamond cat food price to the other 197 cat food brands in our database.

Dry Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $2.48 $4.27 -42%
Price per 100 kcal $0.16 $0.26 -40%
Price per day $0.10 $0.16 -38%

Diamond Dry Cat Food is priced below the average market price for cat food.

Dry Kitten Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $3.00 $4.54 -34%
Price per 100 kcal $0.16 $0.26 -38%
Price per day $0.10 $0.16 -38%

Diamond Dry Kitten Food is priced below the average market price for cat food.

Diamond Nutrient Profile Comparison

We’ve compared Diamond cat food recipes nutrient profile to the other 197 cat food brands in our database.

Dry Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 36.44% 38.82% -6%
DM Fat 16.67% 16.74% -0%
DM Fiber 5.78% 5.11% +13%
DM Carb 41.11% 38.00% +8%

Dry Kitten Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 37.78% 40.93% -8%
DM Fat 24.44% 20.41% +20%
DM Fiber 2.22% 4.05% -45%
DM Carb 35.56% 32.98% +8%

All of Diamond cat food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

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

Diamond - Dry dog foods (04/06/2012) -+
Date: 04/06/2012
Company Name: Diamond Pet Foods
Product Description: Dry dog foods
Recall Reason: Potential for salmonella
Diamond - Pet Food (05/05/2012) -+
Date: 05/05/2012
Company Name: Diamond Pet Foods
Product Description: Pet Food
Recall Reason: Salmonella
Diamond - Diamond Naturals Small Breed Adult Dog Lamb & Rice Formula dry dog food. (05/21/2012) -+
Date: 05/21/2012
Company Name: Diamond Pet Foods
Product Description: Diamond Naturals Small Breed Adult Dog Lamb & Rice Formula dry dog food.
Recall Reason: Salmonella
Diamond - Dry Cat Food (03/10/2013) -+
Date: 03/10/2013
Company Name: Diamond Pet Foods
Product Description: Dry Cat Food
Recall Reason: Low level of thiamine (Vitamin B1)

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns Diamond cat food?

Diamond is owned by Schell & Kampeter, Inc..

faq-item-image Where is Diamond cat food made?

Diamond is manufactured in the United States .

faq-item-image Is Diamond AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Diamond recipes are AAFCO approved.

faq-item-image Has Diamond cat food been recalled?

Diamond has been recalled 4 times in the years 2012, and 2013.

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