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Nutro Cat Food Review

Company HQ

LocationFranklin, Tennessee

Parent company

Nutro Company, Inc

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Wet Cat Food, Dry Cat Food, Dry Senior Cat Food


? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 39%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 70%
? 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 83%
? 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 62%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 82%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 44%

Where to Buy

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  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • All protein comes from animal sourced ingredients
  • Lower than average protein content
  • The brand has been previously recalled

Brand Overview

Nutro has been producing pet food since 1926. The company offers a few different product lines including Nutro, Nutro Max and Nutro Ultra, with options for dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens. All Nutro pet foods focus on clean, real, non-GMO ingredieants that are easy to recognize. Grain-free options are available.

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

How Much Does Nutro Cat food Cost

Wet Cat Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per oz$0.49$0.4314%
Price per 100 kcal$1.62$1.76-8%
Price per day$0.97$1.05-8%

Dry Cat Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per lb$2.72$3.25-16%
Price per 100 kcal$0.16$0.20-21%
Price per day$0.10$0.12-17%

Dry Senior Cat Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per lb$2.28$3.55-36%
Price per 100 kcal$0.13$0.29-53%
Price per day$0.08$0.17-53%

Nutro cat food is priced below the average market price for cat food.

Nutro Nutrient Profile comparison

Wet Cat Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 51.01% 52.80% -3%
Fat 26.03% 17.70% 47%
Fiber 4.94% 6.35% -22%

Dry Cat Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 36.67% 38.97% -6%
Fat 17.60% 16.72% 5%
Fiber 5.46% 5.07% 8%

Dry Senior Cat Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 40.00% 35.48% 13%
Fat 18.89% 16.14% 17%
Fiber 6.67% 6.39% 4%

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

Recall History

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

Nutro - Dog treats (12/13/2015) -+
Company Name:Mars Petcare
Product Description:Dog treats
Recall Reason:Potential for mold

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faq-item-image Who owns Nutro cat food?

Nutro is owned by Nutro Company, Inc.

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

Nutro is manufactured in the United States .

faq-item-image Is Nutro AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Nutro recipes are AAFCO approved.

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

Nutro has been recalled 1 times in the years 2015.

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