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Nutro Grain-Free Simmered Beef & Potato Stew Cuts in Gravy Dog Food Trays

Nutro Grain-Free Simmered Beef & Potato Stew Cuts in Gravy Dog Food Trays
Company info
Company HQ
Franklin, Tennessee
Parent company
Nutro Company, Inc
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Food Form Wet Dog Food
Cost per day: $0.95
Primary proteins
  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Beef Liver
  • Dried Egg Product

Ingredients

Beef, Chicken Broth, Pork Broth, Potatoes, Chicken, Tomatoes, Beef Liver, Carrots, Pork Plasma, Tapioca Starch, Dried Egg Product, Pea Fiber, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Choline Chloride, Dried Tomatoes, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate, Magnesium Proteinate, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin Supplement, Potassium Iodide, Vitamin A Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement.

Breed sizes

size-1 Toy
size-2 Small
size-3 Medium
size-4 Large
size-5 Giant

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Overall Score

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63%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 69%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 75%
? 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 37%
? 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 41%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 77%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 50%

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

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Protein: 8%

Fat: 3.5%

Fiber: 1.5%

Moisture: 82%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 5%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 44.44%

Fat: 19.44%

Fiber: 8.33%

Ash: 8%

Carb: 27.78%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 37.21%

Fat: 39.53%

Carb: 23.26%

Our Review

Pros
  • High moisture content
  • Supplemented with chelated minerals for optimal nutrient absorption
  • Doesn’t contain fillers, by-products, or artificial additives
  • Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
Cons
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Contains a small amount of plant-based proteins
  • The brand has had multiple recalls over recent years

Recall History

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

Nutro - Dry Cat food (05/21/2009) -+
Date: 05/21/2009
Company Name: Mars Petcare US
Product Description: Dry Cat food
Recall Reason: Incorrect levels of zinc and potassium
Nutro - Nutro dry dog food (10/01/2009) -+
Date: 10/01/2009
Company Name: Mars Petcare US
Product Description: Nutro dry dog food
Recall Reason: Plastic found in production line
Nutro - Dog treats (12/13/2015) -+
Date: 12/13/2015
Company Name: Mars Petcare US
Product Description: Dog treats
Recall Reason: Potential for mold

Ingredient Review

Our review of Nutro Grain-Free Simmered Beef & Potato Stew Cuts in Gravy Dog Food Trays begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Beef. Beef is meat from any cattle breed. In pet food, beef can be fresh, freeze-dried, dehydrated, ground, or finely processed into beef meal.

The second ingredient is Chicken Broth. Chicken broth is made by boiling chicken meat, skin, and bones to obtain nutrients including fat, vitamins, and minerals. In pet food, chicken broth increases moisture and improves flavor.

The third ingredient is Pork Broth. Pork broth is made by boiling pork meat and bones to obtain nutrients including fat, vitamins, and minerals. In pet food, pork broth increases moisture and improves flavor.

The fourth ingredient is Potatoes. Potatoes are versatile starchy root vegetables that provide carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and some fiber. In pet food, potatoes can add texture and flavor while replacing other starches. Many grain-free and gluten-free pet foods contain potatoes.

The fifth ingredient is Chicken. Chicken is meat from the domesticated bird of the same name. In pet food, chicken is used as a primary protein source.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Nutro Grain-Free Simmered Beef & Potato Stew Cuts in Gravy Dog Food Trays, we found that most of the protein is derived from meat based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per oz

Product Price

$0.41

Market Price avg.

$0.35

% From the Avg

+17%

Price per 100 kcal

Product Price

$1.59

Market Price avg.

$1.25

% From the Avg

+27%

Price per day

Product Price

$0.95

Market Price avg.

$0.75

% From the Avg

+27%

Nutro Grain-Free Simmered Beef & Potato Stew Cuts in Gravy Dog Food Trays is priced above the average market price for wet dog food.

Nutritional Analysis

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.

With that in mind, we’ve compared Nutro Grain-Free Simmered Beef & Potato Stew Cuts in Gravy Dog Food Trays to the other 1212 wet dog food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

DM Protein

Product info

44.44%

All Products avg.

42.93%

% From the Avg

+4%

DM Fat

DM Fat

Product info

19.44%

All Products avg.

22.91%

% From the Avg

-15%

DM Fiber

DM Fiber

Product info

8.33%

All Products avg.

7.12%

% From the Avg

+17%

DM Carb

DM Carb

Product info

27.78%

All Products avg.

26.28%

% From the Avg

+6%

Analysis Overview

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

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