Open Farm, a Canadian-based family-run company, touts its ethically raised and sourced petfood. The company says it uses humanely and sustainably farmed meats, ocean-caught fish and local vegetables, allowing pet parents to feed their pets premium food while also doing some good for farm animals, family farms and the environment.
“As an animal lover and ethical eater, it was very important that Open Farm work only with farmers who raise their animals in accordance with strict ethical and humane standards,” said co-founder Jacqueline Prehogan. “To give pet parents 100% comfort in where their pet’s food comes from, our farm-to-bowl supply chain is audited and certified by third-party organizations specializing in humane animal care and sustainable farming practices, such as Certified Humane.”
The Certified Humane label assures consumers that all of the meat and poultry used in Open Farm products comes from animals fed a vegetarian diet, free of antibiotics and growth hormones, and that live naturally with space, shelter and gentle handling.
For its fish sources, Open Farm uses a “catch of the day” model that uses exclusively ocean-caught, seasonally sourced fish in collaboration with Ocean Wise and the Vancouver Aquarium. This maintains the company’s commitment to aquatic animal welfare and the health of the oceans.
Open Farm has launched a full-sale program to manage its environmental footprint, and it has partnered with TerraCycle to provide customers with a free and easy way to recycle their bags, converting them into new products.
Open Farm is available in Canada and will launch in the US at Global Pet Expo.