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Cesar Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationMcLean, Virginia

Parent company

Mars Petcare US

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Wet Dog Food, Dry Dog Food, Wet Puppy Food

Ratings

61%
? 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 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 45%
? 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 53%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 80%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 49%
Pros
  • High protein content
  • Affordable
  • All recipes are free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives
Cons
  • Some recipes contain plant-based protein
  • The brand has been previously recalled

Brand Overview

Cesar dog food comes in wet and dry varieties, with many different flavor options. The wet food features real meat including pork, lamb, beef, chicken, turkey, or duck as the #1 ingredient. Cesars loaf recipes are grain-free. In addition to wet and dry dog food, Cesar also manufactures several types of dog treats.

How Much Does Cesar Dog Food Cost

We’ve compared Cesar dog food price to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Wet Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.39 $0.36 +8%
Price per 100 kcal $1.46 $1.32 +11%
Price per day $0.87 $0.79 +10%

Cesar Wet Dog Food is priced above the average market price for dog food.

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $1.99 $3.43 -42%
Price per 100 kcal $0.13 $0.22 -42%
Price per day $0.08 $0.13 -38%

Cesar Dry Dog Food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Wet Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.28 $0.29 -3%
Price per 100 kcal $0.88 $0.93 -6%
Price per day $0.53 $0.56 -5%

Cesar Wet Puppy Food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Cesar Nutrient Profile Comparison

We’ve compared Cesar dog food recipes nutrient profile to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Wet Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 47.04% 42.92% +10%
DM Fat 18.97% 22.91% -17%
DM Fiber 7.09% 7.10% -0%
DM Carb 26.89% 26.32% +2%

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 29.55% 30.03% -2%
DM Fat 14.77% 16.01% -8%
DM Fiber 5.11% 5.37% -5%
DM Carb 50.57% 47.69% +6%

Wet Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 45.00% 42.84% +5%
DM Fat 30.00% 27.27% +10%
DM Fiber 5.00% 7.01% -29%
DM Carb 20.00% 22.55% -11%

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to Cesar Dog Food Review since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Cesar - Filet Mignon Flavor wet dog food (10/08/2016) -+
Date: 10/08/2016
Company Name: Mars Petcare US
Product Description: Filet Mignon Flavor wet dog food
Recall Reason: Presence of plastic

Explore All Reviews of Cesar Dog Food Recipes

Overall Score
70%
Cesar Wholesome Bowls Beef Cesar Wholesome Bowls Beef
Cost per day $2.12
Overall Score
63%
Cesar Home Delights Turkey Cesar Home Delights Turkey
Cost per day $0.53

FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns Cesar dog food?

Cesar is owned by Mars Petcare US.

faq-item-image Where is Cesar dog food made?

Cesar is manufactured in the United States .

faq-item-image Is Cesar AAFCO approved?

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

faq-item-image Has Cesar dog food been recalled?

Cesar has been recalled 1 times in the years 2016.

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