ALPO Prime Cuts Savory Beef Flavor Dry Dog Food
Company HQSt. Louis, Missouri
Parent companyNestlé Purina PetCare Company
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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.
Dry Matter Analysis
Calorie Weighted Basis
- High-quality ingredients
- Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
- Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
- Low protein content
- High in carbohydrates
- Low in moisture
The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to ALPO since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.
Since 2009 ALPO has never been recalled.
Our review of ALPO Prime Cuts Savory Beef Flavor Dry Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.
The first ingredient is Ground Yellow Corn. Ground yellow corn is made with cooked kernels from yellow corn species. In pet food, ground yellow corn can be a filler as well as source of inexpensive protein, carbohydrates, and fiber.
The second ingredient is Meat. Meat is a general term for muscle tissue or flesh from an animal that has been slaughtered for consumption. In pet food, meat is a source of protein as well as amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and trace nutrients.
The third ingredient is Bone Meal. Bone meal is cooked, dried, finely ground animal bones from species that have been slaughtered for consumption. When added to pet food, bone meal can be a good source of trace elements and minerals including calcium and phosphorus to support your companions musculoskeletal system.
The fourth ingredient is Soybean Meal. Soybean meal is the pulverized, ground remnants of soybeans after soy oil has been extracted. In pet food, soybean meal serves as an inexpensive source of plant-based protein, along with some carbohydrates.
The fifth ingredient is Beef Fat. Beef fat is cooked, rendered fat from any breed of cattle. In pet food, beef fat is an inexpensive energy source and flavoring that can also help your companion absorb fat-soluble vitamins.
After the fifth ingredient, the list includes all remaining ingredients. It’s worth noting that ingredients (other than nutritional supplements) located this far down on the list aren’t likely to have an impact on the overall rating of this ALPO Prime Cuts Savory Beef Flavor Dry Dog Food.
|Product info||Market Price Avg.||% From the Avg|
|Price per lb||$0.6||$2.51||-76%|
|Price per 100 kcal||$0.04||$0.17||-77%|
|Price per day||$0.02||$0.10||-77%|
We’ve compared ALPO Prime Cuts Savory Beef Flavor Dry Dog Food to the other 1423 dry dog food recipes in our database:
|Product info||All Products avg.||% From the Avg|
|Caloric Content||3414 kcal/kg||3537 kcal/kg||-3%|
Your adult dog needs a balance of macro and micronutrients to thrive. A food formulated for adult maintenance or all life stages is made to meet these needs. While there can be a lot of variation in actual calorie density, adult dog foods are generally intended to provide for basic calorie needs of the average active dog. In addition to satisfying their energy needs, these foods provide the protein, fat, carbohydrates, fiber, and other nutrients your adult dog needs to survive. Again, not all adult foods are the same, so you may have to search around for the right fit for your dog.
ALPO Prime Cuts Savory Beef Flavor Dry Dog Food is priced below the average market price for dry dog food.
When we analyzed the ingredients in ALPO Prime Cuts Savory Beef Flavor Dry Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from animal based sources.