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ORIJEN Cat Food Review

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 49%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 86%
? 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 29%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 87%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 40%

Company HQ

LocationAlberta, Canada

Parent company

Champion Petfoods

Sourcing and Manufacturing


Type of food

Cat Dry Food, Dog Dry Food, Puppy Dry Food, Senior Dog Dry Food

Where to Buy



  • High protein content
  • No recalls that we could find
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • All animal protein comes from animal sourced ingredients


  • Price is above market average

Brand Overview

ORIJEN was inspired by a natural diet of whole prey animals and features inclusions of fresh or raw meat, providing virtually everything your dog or cat needs to thrive. Their kitchen is located in the heart of Kentucky’s dynamic agricultural community and all ingredients are responsibly farmed, ranched, or fished by people they know and trust. They prepare ORIJEN and ACANA exclusively and don’t make foods for other companies or allow their foods to be made by anyone else.

How Much Does ORIJEN Cat food Cost

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

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Cat Dry Food $5.93/lb $3.21/lb +$2.72/lb
ORIJEN cat food is priced above the average market price for cat food.

ORIJEN Nutrient Profile comparison

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

Cat Dry Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 45.33% 38.96% +6.37%
Fat 21.11% 16.71% +4.40%
Fiber 4.00% 5.07% -1.07%
All of ORIJEN cat food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

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

Since 2009 ORIJEN has never been recalled.
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Who owns ORIJEN cat food?

ORIJEN is owned by Champion Petfoods.

Where is ORIJEN cat food made?

ORIJEN is manufactured in Canada .

Is ORIJEN AAFCO approved?

Not, all of ORIJEN recipes are AAFCO approved, the following recipes are not AAFCO approved.

Has ORIJEN cat food been recalled?

No ORIJEN has never been recalled.

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