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Evolve Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationRed Bay, Alabama

Parent company

Sunshine Mills Inc.

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Wet Dog Food, Dry Senior Dog Food, Dry Dog Food

Ratings

53%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 41%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 71%
? 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 9%
? 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 80%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 71%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 45%

Where to Buy

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Pros
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • All protein comes from animal sourced ingredients
Cons
  • Lower than average protein content
  • The brand has been previously recalled

Brand Overview

Evolve is a line of super premium pet food by Sunshine Mills, a family-owned company that has been in business for more than 50 years. Evolve offers wet and dry recipes for dogs and cats. Many options are grain-free, including grain-free dog treats, grain-free dog food, and grain-free cat food.

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

How Much Does Evolve Dog food Cost

Wet Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per oz $0.11 $0.31 -65%
Price per 100 kcal $0.31 $1.12 -73%
Price per day $0.18 $0.67 -73%

Dry Senior Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $2.21 $2.55 -13%
Price per 100 kcal $0.15 $0.23 -36%
Price per day $0.09 $0.14 -36%

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $1.71 $2.51 -32%
Price per 100 kcal $0.10 $0.17 -37%
Price per day $0.06 $0.10 -40%

Evolve dog food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Evolve Nutrient Profile comparison

Wet Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Protein 36.36% 43.24% -16%
Fat 30.30% 22.90% 32%
Fiber 4.55% 7.03% -35%

Dry Senior Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Protein 22.22% 28.36% -22%
Fat 11.11% 13.52% -18%
Fiber 7.78% 5.43% 43%

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Protein 29.09% 30.01% -3%
Fat 16.23% 15.98% 2%
Fiber 4.29% 5.38% -20%

All of Evolve dog food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to Evolve Dog Food Review since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Evolve, Sportsman's Pride, and Triumph - Dry Dog Food (02/15/2019) -+
Date: 02/15/2019
Company Name: Sunshine Mills Inc.
Product Description: Dry Dog Food
Recall Reason: Potentially Elevated Levels of Vitamin D
Evolve, Sportsman's Pride, and Triumph - Dry Dog Food (03/16/2020) -+
Date: 03/16/2020
Company Name: Sunshine Mills Inc.
Product Description: Dry Dog Food
Recall Reason: Potentially Elevated Levels of Vitamin D
Triumph, Evolve, Nature Farms, Elm and others - Dog Food (07/29/2021) -+
Date: 07/29/2021
Company Name: Sunshine Mills, Inc.
Product Description: Dog Food
Recall Reason: Elevated Levels of Aflatoxin

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns Evolve dog food?

Evolve is owned by Sunshine Mills Inc..

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

Evolve is manufactured in the United States .

faq-item-image Is Evolve AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Evolve recipes are AAFCO approved.

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

Evolve has been recalled 3 times in the years 2019, 2020, and 2021.

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