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ORIJEN Cat Food Review

Company HQ

LocationAlberta, Canada

Parent company

Champion Petfoods

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationCanada

Type of food

Dry Cat Food, Dry Kitten Food

Ratings

66%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 70%
? 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 26%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 76%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 40%
Pros
  • High protein content
  • To our knowledge, ORIJEN has never had a product recall
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • All protein comes from animal sourced ingredients
  • All recipes are free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives
Cons
  • 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 price to the other 197 cat food brands in our database.

Dry Cat Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $7.00 $4.27 +64%
Price per 100 kcal $0.38 $0.26 +45%
Price per day $0.23 $0.16 +44%

ORIJEN Dry Cat Food is priced above the average market price for cat food.

Dry Kitten Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $6.50 $4.54 +43%
Price per 100 kcal $0.35 $0.26 +32%
Price per day $0.21 $0.16 +31%

ORIJEN Dry Kitten Food is priced above the average market price for cat food.

ORIJEN Nutrient Profile Comparison

We’ve compared ORIJEN 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 45.08% 38.82% +16%
DM Fat 21.11% 16.74% +26%
DM Fiber 3.97% 5.11% -22%
DM Carb 28.41% 38.00% -25%

Dry Kitten Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 44.44% 40.93% +9%
DM Fat 22.22% 20.41% +9%
DM Fiber 3.33% 4.05% -18%
DM Carb 30.00% 32.98% -9%

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 Cat Food Review since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2011 ORIJEN has never been recalled.

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns ORIJEN cat food?

ORIJEN is owned by Champion Petfoods.

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

ORIJEN is manufactured in Canada .

faq-item-image Is ORIJEN AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of ORIJEN recipes are AAFCO approved.

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

No ORIJEN has never been recalled.

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