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Ziwi Peak East Cape Grain-Free Air-Dried Dog Food

Ziwi Peak East Cape Grain-Free Air-Dried Dog Food
Company info
Company HQ
Mt. Maunganui, New Zealand
Parent company
Ziwi Ltd
Product info
Age Range: Adult
Price per oz $2.02
Cost per day: $0.85
Primary proteins
  • Goat
  • Goat Liver


Mutton, Goat, Whole Kahawai, Goat Tripe, Whole White Trevally, Mutton Lung, Whole Mackerel, Mutton Tripe, New Zealand Green Mussel, Goat Liver, Mutton Liver, Lamb Bone, Lecithin, Goat Heart, Goat Lung, Goat Kidney, Inulin from Chicory, Dried Kelp, Dried Apple Pomace, Mutton Bone, Minerals (Dipotassium Phosphate, Magnesium Sulfate, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Iron Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Selenium Yeast), Salt, Parsley, Goat Bone, Preservative (Citric Acid, Mixed Tocopherols), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid).

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 49%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 88%
? 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 0%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 74%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 90%

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


Protein: 38%

Fat: 32%

Fiber: 3%

Moisture: 14%

Ash: 12%

Carb: 1%

Dry Matter Analysis


Protein: 44.19%

Fat: 37.21%

Fiber: 3.49%

Carb: 1.16%

Calorie Weighted Basis


Protein: 32.56%

Fat: 66.59%

Carb: 0.86%

Our Review

  • Low carbohydrate content
  • High-quality ingredients
  • Free of potentially-harmful ingredients and additives
  • Expensive
  • Low in moisture
  • Contains plant-based proteins

Recall History

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

Since 2009 Ziwi has never been recalled.

Ingredient Review

Our review of Ziwi Peak East Cape Grain-Free Air-Dried Dog Food begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Mutton. Mutton is domesticated sheep red meat. Mutton is rich in Iron, phosphorous, copper vitamins B6 and B6. Having Mutton in pet food helps boost your companion’s immune and nervous system. Mutton is great for pets with food allergies, and it’s also packed with anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids.

The second ingredient is Goat. Goat is meat from any breed of domesticated goat. In pet food, goat meat can be a fairly low-calorie source of protein, amino acids, iron, B vitamins, and many other essential nutrients. As a novel protein, goat meat sometimes makes its way into foods designed to support pets with allergies.

The third ingredient is Whole Kahawai. Kahawai is a marine fish species found in coastal regions of Australia and New Zealand. Whole Kahawai is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which strengthen your pet’s immune system and nourishes your pet’s skin making the coat shinier

The fourth ingredient is Goat Tripe. Goat Tripe is the stomach lining of a goat. Goat Tripe is rich in Zinc, iron, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium, protein vitamin B12 and B3. Having Goat Tripe in pet food improves a healthy digestive system, coat and skin conditions and improves your dog gut’s health.

The fifth ingredient is Whole White Trevally. Whole White Trevally is packed with proteins, vitamins D, and B12. Including Whole White Trevally in pet diet helps in the formation of healthy bones, muscles and a healthy skin and coat.

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 Ziwi Peak East Cape Grain-Free Air-Dried Dog Food.

Price Analysis

Product info Market Price Avg. % From the Avg
Price per oz $2.02 $12.06 -83%
Price per 100 kcal $1.42 $0.74 93%
Price per day $0.85 $0.44 94%

Nutritional Analysis

We’ve compared Ziwi Peak East Cape Grain-Free Air-Dried Dog Food to the other 70 dehydrated dog food recipes in our database:

Product info All Products avg. % From the Avg
DM Protein 44.19% 32.36% 37%
DM Fat 37.21% 18.48% 101%
DM Fiber 3.49% 5.38% -35%
DM Carb 1.16% 41.06% -97%
Caloric Content 5000 kcal/kg 4050 kcal/kg 23%

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.

Analysis Overview

Ziwi Peak East Cape Grain-Free Air-Dried Dog Food is priced above the average market price for dehydrated dog food.

When we analyzed the ingredients in Ziwi Peak East Cape Grain-Free Air-Dried Dog Food, we found that most of the protein is derived from animal based sources.

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