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The Honest Kitchen Butcher Block Pate Beef

The Honest Kitchen Butcher Block Pate Beef
Company info
Company HQ
San Diego, California
Parent company
The Honest Kitchen Inc.
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per oz $0.28
Cost per day: $0.65
Primary proteins
  • Beef
  • Beef Liver

Breed sizes

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

Overall Score



? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 60%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 64%
? 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 50%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 78%
? 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

Guaranteed Analysis


Protein: 12%

Fat: 4%

Fiber: 1%

Moisture: 78%

Ash: 0%

Carb: 5%

Dry Matter Analysis


Protein: 54.55%

Fat: 18.18%

Fiber: 4.55%

Carb: 22.73%

Calorie Weighted Basis


Protein: 44.92%

Fat: 36.36%

Carb: 18.72%

What We Like

  • Rich in protein
  • High moisture content
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
  • A good source of omega-3 fatty acids

What We Did Not Like

  • High in carbohydrates

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.


Beef, Beef Bone Broth, Beef Liver, Cheddar Cheese, Carrots, Green Beans, Broccoli, Agar-Agar, Sunflower Oil, Minerals [Copper Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Selenium Yeast, Zinc Proteinate, Sodium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Magnesium Proteinate], Dicalcium Phosphate, Vitamins [Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Choline Chloride], Salmon Oil, Dried Kelp. Caloric Content 921 kcal/kg, 274 kcal/box

Ingredient Review

Our review of The Honest Kitchen Butcher Block Pate Beef 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 Beef Bone Broth. Beef bone broth is the liquid that remains after beef bones have been boiled. In pet food, beef bone broth adds moisture, flavor, and aroma, along with some nutrients including calcium and collagen to help keep your companion’s musculoskeletal system healthy.

The third ingredient is Beef Liver. Beef liver is organ meat from any cattle breed. The beef liver in pet food is a source of protein, iron, and many other essential nutrients.

The fourth ingredient is Cheddar Cheese. Cheddar cheese is a semi-hard cheese made from cows milk. When added to pet food, cheddar cheese offers flavor and might provide small amounts of protein, fat, and calcium.

The fifth ingredient is Carrots. In pet food, carrots serve as a source of easily digested carbohydrate and fiber. Carrots contain many essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that can help support your pet’s health.

After the fifth ingredient, the list includes all remaining ingredients. It’s worth noting that ingredients (other than nutritional supplements) located this far down on the list aren’t likely to have an impact on the overall rating of this The Honest Kitchen Butcher Block Pate Beef.

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared The Honest Kitchen Butcher Block Pate Beef to the other 1187 Dog Wet Food in our database:

Product info All Products avg.
DM Protein 54.55% 42.98%
DM Fat 18.18% 23.04%
DM Fiber 4.55% 7.07%

This recipe has:

  • 11.57% more protein
  • 4.86% less fat
  • 2.52% less fiber

Dogs typically thrive on a diet that includes high protein content, a medium amount of fat, and a comparatively low amount of carbohydrates, along with sufficient moisture. It’s worth noting that specialty diets recommended by veterinarians might prioritize different nutrients based on your pet’s condition and unique needs.

Price Analysis

Product info Market Price Avg.
Price per oz $0.28 $0.3
Price per 100 kcal $1.08 $10.00
Price per day $0.65 $0.65

Analysis Overview

The Honest Kitchen Butcher Block Pate Beef is priced within the average market price for Wet Food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in The Honest Kitchen Butcher Block Pate Beef, we found that most of the protein is derived from beef based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 2 of the first 5 ingredients are low-quality and controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.

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