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on August 7, 2017

Salmon meal is in nearly one-quarter of dry dog foods

Salmon meal was the most prevalent form compared to other salmon-based pet food ingredients.

An analysis of the Dog and Cat Food Ingredient Center found that salmon meal appears in the ingredient decks of nearly 23 percent of dry dog foods. Considering dry cat foods, nearly 19 percent of products in the database listed salmon meal.

Salmon meal is the most prevalent form compared to other salmon-based pet food ingredients, according to the Dog and Cat Food Ingredient Center database. Salmon lso appears as oil, broth and meat in dog and cat foods, both wet and dry. 

Read the full analysis on the Dog and Cat Food Ingredient Center.

Salmon serves as a protein source and provides omega-3 fatty acids. To learn more about how salmon is used in dog and cat foods, read the full analysis on the Dog and Cat Food Ingredient Center. New analyses are published frequently, providing insights into how pet food formulators are using specific ingredients.

Exclusive data on the Dog and Cat Food Ingredient Center

The Dog and Cat Food Ingredient Center provides pet food industry professionals with a database of nutritional information and full ingredient lists for pet foods currently available in the US market. Dog and Cat Food Ingredient Center users can learn what competitors in the pet food industry are using in their products, along with how they are marketing those formulations.

The Dog and Cat Food Ingredient Center contains exclusive data on which pet food companies are using particular pet food ingredients, along with the nutritional information about these products. Beyond that, the Dog and Cat Food Ingredient Center database allows users to analyze how pet food companies refer to ingredients, for example chicken byproducts versus coproducts, along with the marketing claims made in the names of the pet foods, such as organic or natural.

Other analyses of Dog and Cat Food Ingredient Center information include:

Lamb remains common in dry dog food

Chicken rules the roost of dog and cat food proteins

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