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Purina Beyond Alaskan Cod

Purina Beyond Alaskan Cod
Company info
Company HQ
St. Louis, Missouri
Parent company
Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Food Form Wet Dog Food
Cost per day: $0.30
Primary proteins
  • Cod
  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Salmon

Ingredients

Cod, Chicken, Fish Broth, Turkey, Liver, Salmon, Sweet Potatoes, Inulin, MINERALS [Potassium Chloride, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenite], Guar Gum, Salt, Carrageenan, Choline Chloride, VITAMINS [Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin (Vitamin B-3), Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B-1), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B-5), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B-6), Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B-2), Vitamin A Supplement, Folic Acid (Vitamin B-9), Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Biotin (Vitamin B-7)]. B424920.

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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70%

Ratings

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 53%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 70%
? 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 85%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 89%
? 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: 5%

Fiber: 1.5%

Moisture: 78%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 7.5%

Dry Matter Analysis

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Protein: 36.36%

Fat: 22.73%

Fiber: 6.82%

Ash: 8%

Carb: 34.09%

Calorie Weighted Basis

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Protein: 28.94%

Fat: 43.93%

Carb: 27.13%

Our Review

Pros
  • High moisture content
  • To our knowledge, Purina Beyond has never had a product recall
  • Doesn’t contain fillers, by-products, or artificial additives
  • Rich in species-appropriate animal protein
  • Affordable
Cons
  • Low protein content
  • High in carbohydrates
  • Contains a small amount of plant-based proteins
  • Contains carrageenan – a potentially inflammatory additive
  • Some dogs may be allergic to fish

Recall History

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

Since 2011 Purina Beyond has never been recalled.

Ingredient Review

Our review of Purina Beyond Alaskan Cod begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Cod. Cod is a general term for the meat from any species of codfish. In pet food, cod can be an important source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, as well as Omega-3 essential fatty acid.

The second 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.

The third ingredient is Fish Broth. Fish broth is a byproduct of the seafood cooking process, and can contain fish of any kind. In pet food, fish broth adds flavor and aroma, along with some nutrients.

The fourth ingredient is Turkey. Turkey is an easily digested meat that’s relatively low in fat. In pet food, turkey might be the primary protein source or it may be part of a blend made with different proteins.

The fifth ingredient is Liver. Liver is a general name for a protein-rich organ meat from any animal. The liver in pet food can be a source of important minerals including zinc, copper, iron, and selenium, but depending on its source, can be of low quality.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Purina Beyond Alaskan Cod, we found that most of the protein is derived from fish based sources.

Price Analysis

Price per oz

Product Price

$0.15

Market Price avg.

$0.35

% From the Avg

-57%

Price per 100 kcal

Product Price

$0.50

Market Price avg.

$1.25

% From the Avg

-60%

Price per day

Product Price

$0.30

Market Price avg.

$0.75

% From the Avg

-60%

Purina Beyond Alaskan Cod is priced well below 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 Purina Beyond Alaskan Cod to the other 1212 wet dog food recipes in our database:

DM Protein

DM Protein

Product info

36.36%

All Products avg.

42.93%

% From the Avg

-15%

DM Fat

DM Fat

Product info

22.73%

All Products avg.

22.91%

% From the Avg

-1%

DM Fiber

DM Fiber

Product info

6.82%

All Products avg.

7.12%

% From the Avg

-4%

DM Carb

DM Carb

Product info

34.09%

All Products avg.

26.28%

% From the Avg

+30%

Analysis Overview

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

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