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The Honest Kitchen Dog Food Review

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 78%
? 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 46%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 82%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value Manufacturing Method 62%

Company HQ

LocationSan Diego, California

Parent company

The Honest Kitchen Inc.

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Cat Dehydrated Food, Dog Dehydrated Food, Dog Dehydrated Treats, Dog Dry Food, Dog Food Toppings Fd Dh, Dog Food Toppings Wet, Dog Freeze Dried Treats, Dog Jerky Treats, Dog Treats, Dog Wet Food

Where to Buy



  • High protein content
  • No recalls that we could find


  • Price is above market average

Brand Overview

The Honest Kitchen is a small company that offers 100 percent human grade food for pets. The product line includes wet and dry dog foods, wet and dry cat foods, and a variety of treats for cats and dogs. The Honest Kitchen offers unique flavors and recipes. Grain free options are available.

How Much Does The Honest Kitchen Dog food Cost

We’ve compared The Honest Kitchen dog food to the other 427 dog foods in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Dehydrated Food $10.87/lb, $1.14/oz $12.19/lb, $1.87/oz -$1.32/lb, -$0.73/oz
Dog Dry Food $4.83/lb $2.90/lb +$1.93/lb
Dog Food Toppings Fd Dh $1.67/oz $2.63/oz -$0.96/oz
Dog Food Toppings Wet $0.57/oz $0.92/oz -$0.35/oz
Dog Treats $1.91/oz $1.22/oz +$0.69/oz
The Honest Kitchen dog food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

The Honest Kitchen Nutrient Profile comparison

We’ve compared The Honest Kitchen dog food to the other 427 dog foods in our database.

Protein Market Protein Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Wet Food 51.98% 43.1% +8.88%
Dog Food Toppings Fd Dh 46.12% 44.49% +1.63%
Dog Dehydrated Food 27.75% 30.09% -2.34%
Dog Food Toppings Wet 51% 59.96% -8.96%
Dog Treats 29.64% 25.92% +3.72%
Dog Dry Food 29.55% 29.98% -0.43%

Recall History

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

Since 2009 The Honest Kitchen has never been recalled.

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Who owns The Honest Kitchen dog food?

The Honest Kitchen is owned by The Honest Kitchen Inc..

Where is The Honest Kitchen dog food made?

The Honest Kitchen is manufactured in the United States .

Is The Honest Kitchen AAFCO approved?

Not, all of The Honest Kitchen recipes are AAFCO approved, the following recipes are not AAFCO approved

Has The Honest Kitchen dog food been recalled?

No The Honest Kitchen has never been recalled.

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