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Purina Beneful Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationSt. Louis, Missouri

Parent company

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Wet Dog Food, Dry Dog Food


? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 45%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 61%
? 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 100%
? 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 75%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 84%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 46%

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  • High protein content
  • No recalls that we could find
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • All protein comes from animal sourced ingredients
  • Products include meat by-products

Brand Overview

Purina Beneful includes a variety of options including wet, dry, and soft dog food. There are a number of different flavors to choose from. Purina Beneful also offers dog treats in a variety of shapes, sizes, and flavors.

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

How Much Does Purina Beneful Dog food Cost

Wet Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per oz$0.29$0.31-6%
Price per 100 kcal$1.00$1.12-11%
Price per day$0.60$0.67-10%

Dry Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per lb$1.09$2.51-57%
Price per 100 kcal$0.07$0.17-60%
Price per day$0.04$0.10-60%

Purina Beneful dog food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Purina Beneful Nutrient Profile comparison

Wet Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 47.93% 43.24% 11%
Fat 11.83% 22.90% -48%
Fiber 7.27% 7.03% 3%

Dry Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 28.92% 30.01% -4%
Fat 13.99% 15.98% -12%
Fiber 5.05% 5.38% -6%

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

Recall History

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

Since 2009 Purina Beneful has never been recalled.

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faq-item-image Who owns Purina Beneful dog food?

Purina Beneful is owned by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company.

faq-item-image Where is Purina Beneful dog food made?

Purina Beneful is manufactured in the United States .

faq-item-image Is Purina Beneful AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Purina Beneful recipes are AAFCO approved.

faq-item-image Has Purina Beneful dog food been recalled?

No Purina Beneful has never been recalled.

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