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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, Dry Puppy 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 69%
? 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 7%
? 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 78%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 79%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 43%
Pros
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • Evolve makes a diverse range of foods for various ages, sizes, and lifestyles
  • All recipes are free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives
Cons
  • Some recipes contain plant-based protein
  • 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.

How Much Does Evolve Dog Food Cost

We’ve compared Evolve 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 $0.16 $0.36 -56%
Price per 100 kcal $0.44 $1.32 -67%
Price per day $0.26 $0.79 -67%

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

Dry Senior Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $2.91 $3.45 -16%
Price per 100 kcal $0.20 $0.29 -31%
Price per day $0.12 $0.17 -29%

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

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $2.37 $3.43 -31%
Price per 100 kcal $0.14 $0.22 -35%
Price per day $0.09 $0.13 -31%

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

Dry Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
Price per lb $2.36 $3.57 -34%
Price per 100 kcal $0.15 $0.22 -32%
Price per day $0.09 $0.13 -31%

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

Evolve Nutrient Profile Comparison

We’ve compared Evolve 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 36.36% 42.92% -15%
DM Fat 30.30% 22.91% +32%
DM Fiber 4.55% 7.10% -36%
DM Carb 28.79% 26.32% +9%

Dry Senior Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 22.22% 28.44% -22%
DM Fat 11.11% 13.38% -17%
DM Fiber 7.78% 5.48% +42%
DM Carb 58.89% 51.94% +13%

Dry Dog Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 29.09% 30.03% -3%
DM Fat 16.23% 16.01% +1%
DM Fiber 4.29% 5.37% -20%
DM Carb 50.40% 47.69% +6%

Dry Puppy Food

Brand Avg Market Avg % From the Avg
DM Protein 30.00% 32.35% -7%
DM Fat 17.78% 17.94% -1%
DM Fiber 5.56% 4.66% +19%
DM Carb 46.67% 44.25% +5%

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 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Evolve - Dry Dog Food (11/26/2018) -+
Date: 11/26/2018
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
Evolve - 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 2018, 2020, and 2021.

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