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Dog food brands with shared manufacturing facilities

Discussion in 'Commercial Food' started by Sunflower77, Apr 27, 2019.

  1. Sunflower77

    Sunflower77 Forums Regular

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    Blue Buffalo (some varieties dry)
    Rachael Ray

    American Nutrition
    Mulligan Stew can
    Natural Balance can
    Wellness can

    Arkat Pet Food

    Barrett AG Service
    Red Moon Pet Food

    Berwind Corp WellPet
    Holistic Select
    Wellness

    Blue Seal Feeds
    By Nature dry

    Breeders Choice
    AvoDerm
    Pinnacle

    Cargill
    Loyall

    Champion Pet Food
    Acana
    Orijen

    Chenago Valley Pet Foods
    Vets Choice

    CJ Foods
    Blue Buffalo (some varieties dry)
    Brothers Complete
    Drs Foster & Smith
    Nature’s Variety dry
    Nulo dry
    Rotations
    Timberwolf

    Colgate Palmolive
    Science Diet

    Crosswind Pet Foods
    Kumpi

    Darwins

    Diamond Pet Food (numerous plants)
    4Health
    Apex
    Canidae* (recently purchased their own manufacturing plant—it is not known when they will or if they will move all manufacturing to their own plant)
    Chicken Soup
    Country Value
    Diamond
    Diamond Naturals
    Kirkland
    Natural Balance dry
    Nature’s Domain
    Premium Edge
    Professional
    Solid Gold
    Taste of the Wild
    Wellness (one variety)

    Elmira Pet Products Ltd
    Happy Paws
    Happy Tails
    K9 Premium
    Nutram
    Sigma 7
    Petcurean dry

    Evangers
    By Nature can
    Canidae can
    Evangers can

    Fromm
    Fromm dry
    American Natural Premium dry
    Born Free dry

    Human Food Kitchen/Plant
    Evermore
    Fresh Fetch
    Honest Kitchen
    People Fud

    Just Food for Dogs (kitchen)

    KLN Enterprises (Tuffy’s Pet Foods)
    Dogswell
    Natural Planet Organics
    NutriSource
    Pet Time
    Pure Vita
    Zignature dry

    Lucky Dog Cuisine (kitchen)

    Mars Petcare (numerous plants)
    Cesar
    Nutro
    Ol Roy dry
    Pedigree
    Royal Canin

    Merrick (purchased by Purina in 2015 with no planned changes to Merrick’s management or operations)
    Whole Earth Farms
    Castor Pollux

    Mid America
    Nature’s Logic
    Victor

    Midwestern Pet Food
    Earthborn Holistics

    Miss Autumn’s Barkery (kitchen)

    Mountain Country Foods
    Mulligan Stew

    Nature’s Variety (raw)
    Instinct

    Nestle
    Chef Michael
    Purina
    Pet Promise

    Ohio Pet
    Evangers kibble
    Life’s Abundance kibble
    Annamaet
    Dr Tim’s

    Paul’s Pet Food

    Pied Piper Pet and Wildlife

    Procter & Gamble (numerous plants)
    California Naturals
    Eukanuba
    Evo
    Iams
    Innova
    Karma

    Performance Pet
    Canine Caviar can
    Zignature can

    Pied Piper Mill
    Canine Caviar dry

    Simmons
    Blue Buffalo can
    Canidae can
    Castor Pollux Can
    Life’s Abundance Can
    Nature’s Logic Can
    Ol’ Roy Can
    Dogswell can
    Evolve can
    Petcurean can
    Nature’s Variety can
    Nulo can

    Stella and Chewy’s

    Sunshine Mills
    Lassie
    Evolve kibble
    Triumph kibble

    Taplow Feeds/FirstMate Pet Food
    Laughing Dog

    Texas Farm Products
    Precise Pet Food

    Wysong

    Not Revealed by pet food company or Not Known (yet)
    Dynamite Pet Food
    Flint River Ranch
    Fromm can
    Halo
    FreshPet
    Kibbles & Bits (Del Monte)
    Nature’s Recipe (Del Monte)
    Newman’s Own
    TLC

    http://www.truthaboutpetfood.com

    Dr Goetsch called/emailed a lot of companies to see who formulates the food and controls the feeding trials (WSAVA recommendations). The responses are below:

    ++Companies that answered yes: Royal Canin, Hills/Science Diet, Iams, Eukanuba, Purina, Wellness, Acana, Origen

    ++Companies that answered but did not have full qualifications:
    -Blue (They do employ a PhD human nutritionist- with a degree in Animal Science, a Master of Science degree in Non-Ruminant Nutrition, and a Ph.D. degree in Nutritional Biochemistry. A Dr. that also has a degree in Animal Nutrition Science (ACANS))
    -Rachel Ray (Ainsworth pet food) - Have Phds in human nutrition, No board certified vet nutritionists
    -Pedigree- Mars Petcare US employs Associates with expertise in many different fields.

    ++Companies that did not respond: Nutro, Friskies, Diamond, Ol Roy, Sam’s Club/Costco
     
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2019
  2. Calliesmom

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    that list would have been nice a few years ago when I did not know that Diamond made Taste of the Wild................
     
  3. Chris

    Chris Premium Member

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    Sticking with Stella and Chewy.
     

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