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Solid Gold Let’s Stay In Indoor Salmon

Solid Gold Let's Stay In Indoor Salmon
Company info
Company HQ
Chesterfield, Missouri
Parent company
Solid Gold Health Products for Pets, Inc.
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Food Form Dry Cat Food
Cost per day: $0.13
Primary proteins
  • Salmon
  • Salmon Meal
  • Turkey Meal
  • Pea Protein

Ingredients

Salmon, Salmon Meal, Lentils, Peas, Turkey Meal, Pea Protein, Pea Fiber, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Apples, Ground Flaxseed, Natural Flavor, Ocean Fish Meal, Dried Eggs, Carrots, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Pumpkin, Calcium Sulfate, Blueberries, Cranberries, Salmon Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Taurine, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid), Minerals (Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate), Dried Chicory Root, Rosemary Extract, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product.

Overall Score

64%

Ratings

? 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 68%
? 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 65%
? 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 67%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 83%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 40%

Estimated Nutrient Content

To understand the nutrient content of pet food, we visualize its macronutrient composition in three ways. In the charts below, you’ll see a guaranteed analysis on an as-fed basis, a dry matter analysis, and a breakdown of the food’s macronutrients on a calorie-weighted basis.

Remember that all of these values are estimates based on the guaranteed analysis published by the company, and the food’s actual nutrient values may be slightly different.

Guaranteed Analysis

Protein: 36%

Fat: 16%

Fiber: 8%

Moisture: 10%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 30%

Dry Matter Analysis

Protein: 40%

Fat: 17.78%

Fiber: 8.89%

Ash: 8%

Carb: 33.33%

Calorie Weighted Basis

Protein: 34.33%

Fat: 37.06%

Carb: 28.61%

Our Review

Pros
  • Supplemented with chelated minerals for optimal nutrient absorption
  • Contains health promoting ground flaxseed for fiber
  • Doesn’t contain fillers, by-products, or artificial additives
  • Affordable
  • A good source of omega-3 fatty acids
Cons
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Low in moisture
  • Contains a small amount of plant-based proteins
  • Some cats may be allergic to fish

Recall History

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

Solid Gold - Dog Food (05/08/2012) -+
Date: 05/08/2012
Company Name: Solid Gold Health Products for Pets, Inc.
Product Description: Dog Food
Recall Reason: Potential for salmonella

Ingredient Review

Our review of Solid Gold Let's Stay In Indoor Salmon begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Salmon. Salmon is meat from any fish in the salmon family, and in pet food, salmon might also refer to other parts of the fish including skin and organs. Salmon is an excellent source of protein, and it is a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids.

The second ingredient is Salmon Meal. Salmon meal is ground flesh from any fish in the salmon family, and in pet food, salmon meal might also include other parts of the fish including skin and organs. Salmon meal can be a good source of protein and Omega-3 fatty acids.

The third ingredient is Lentils. Lentils are legumes. In pet food, lentils are a source of protein, fiber, and nutrients including a number of essential vitamins and minerals.

The fourth ingredient is Peas. Pea is a general term to describe whole, split, or milled peas, which are a grain-free, gluten-free source of protein, fiber, and carbohydrates. In pet food, pea products serve as an energy source as well as a supplementary source of vitamins and minerals.

The fifth ingredient is Turkey Meal. The turkey meal in pet food is typically a byproduct of turkey meat production. Turkey meal is high in protein, and is easy for pets to digest. It is a good source of B vitamins and amino acids to support your pet’s overall well-being.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Solid Gold Let's Stay In Indoor Salmon, we found that most of the protein is derived from fish based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per lb

Product Price

$3.67

Market Price avg.

$4.51

% From the Avg

-19%

Price per 100 kcal

Product Price

$0.22

Market Price avg.

$0.28

% From the Avg

-21%

Price per day

Product Price

$0.13

Market Price avg.

$0.16

% From the Avg

-18%

Solid Gold Let's Stay In Indoor Salmon is priced below the average market price for dry cat food.

Nutritional Analysis

Adult cat foods can have a lot of variability in calorie density but generally meet requirements for the average active cat. With formulations addressing a wide variety of needs, including weight loss or gain, indoor or outdoor living, or hairball problems, individual recipes may vary greatly in calorie, fiber, and nutritional content.

With that in mind, we’ve compared Solid Gold Let's Stay In Indoor Salmon to the other 534 dry cat food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

DM Protein

Product info

40%

All Products avg.

38.91%

% From the Avg

+3%

DM Fat

DM Fat

Product info

17.78%

All Products avg.

16.8%

% From the Avg

+6%

DM Fiber

DM Fiber

Product info

8.89%

All Products avg.

5.11%

% From the Avg

+74%

DM Carb

DM Carb

Product info

33.33%

All Products avg.

37.83%

% From the Avg

-12%

Analysis Overview

Overall, this is a fish based food that’s moderate in protein with moderate fat and low carbohydrate content relative to other dry cat foods.

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