Company HQSan Diego, California
Parent companyThe Honest Kitchen Inc.
- Dehydrated Chicken
- Dried Apples
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What We Like
- Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
What We Did Not Like
- Low in protein
- High in carbohydrates
- Low in moisture
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.
Our review of The Honest Kitchen Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Dehydrated Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.
The first ingredient is Dehydrated Chicken. Dehydrated chicken is cooked, dried meat from the domesticated bird of the same name. In pet food, dehydrated chicken can be a source of protein, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals.
The second ingredient is Organic Flaxseed. Organic flaxseed comes from flax plants grown without chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or herbicides. In pet food, organic flaxseed serves as a source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids, which provide a number of benefits and contribute to healthy skin and a shiny coat.
The third ingredient is Dehydrated Potatoes. Dehydrated potatoes are dried potato tubers. Only the edible portion of the potato plant is used in production. In pet food, dedhydrated potatoes can be a source of carbohydrates for energy, along with small amounts of vitamins and minerals. Potatoes can also enhance the texture of your companion’s food.
The fourth ingredient is Dehydrated Sweet Potatoes. Dehydrated sweet potatoes are added to pet food as an easy-to-digest source of grain-free and gluten-free carbohydrates. They contain high levels of fiber, along with a number of important vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
The fifth ingredient is Dried Apples. Dried apples are the dehydrated fruit from any variety of apple, usually minus seeds and sometimes without skin. In pet food, dried apples serve as a source of dietary fiber, antioxidants and vitamins including vitamins A and C.
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 Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Dehydrated Dog Food.
We’ve compared The Honest Kitchen Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Dehydrated Dog Food to the other 66 Dog Dehydrated Food in our database:
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This recipe has:
- 6.82% less protein
- 2.14% less fat
- 1.80% more 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.
|Product info||Market Price Avg.|
|Price per oz||$1.14||$11.3|
|Price per 100 kcal||$1.02||$10.00|
|Price per day||$0.61||$0.42|
The Honest Kitchen Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Dehydrated Dog Food is priced above the average market price for Dehydrated Food.
When we analyzed the ingredients in The Honest Kitchen Chicken Recipe Grain-Free Dehydrated Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from dehydrated chicken based sources.
As for the overall quality of the recipe, 4 of the first 5 ingredients are controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.