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Earthborn Holistic Primitive Natural Grain-Free Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Earthborn Holistic Primitive Natural Grain-Free Dry Dog Food are Turkey Meal, Chicken Meal, Sweet Potatoes, Tapioca, and Dried Egg.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 32%
Crude Fat (min.): 18%
Crude Fiber (max.): 3.5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 3,800 kcal/kg, 400 kcal/cup

Earthborn Holistic Primitive Natural Grain-Free Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Turkey Meal, Chicken Meal, Sweet Potato, Tapioca, Dried Egg, Pumpkin, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Pacific Whiting Meal, Flaxseed, Natural Flavors, Dried Yeast, Blueberries, Cranberries, Apples, Carrots, Spinach, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, L-Lysine, Taurine, L-Carnitine, Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D 3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacin, Folic Acid, Biotin, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin B 12 Supplement, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Rosemary Extract, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
Turkey Meal Kibble Ingredient

Turkey Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole turkeys that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. It's a highly concentrated protein/mineral resource.

Turkey meal is basically turkey with a longer storage time and no moisture. It's a protein rich food and also magnesium and zinc resource for the health of your dog’s skin and coat. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

Chicken Meal is a dry, rendered product from whole chickens that has been through some processing to remove water and fat. It looks like brown flour, and it's a highly concentrated protein/mineral resource.

Chicken meal is basically chicken with a longer storage time. It's a protein-rich food and also Vitamin B12, Tryptophan, Choline, Zinc, Iron, and Copper resource. However, it's an already processed material in dog food manufacturing and makes the food ultra-processed.

Sweet Potatoes are an excellent source of fiber and complex carbohydrates. They don’t cause food sensitivities in dogs and also are an excellent source of beta-carotene, phytochemicals, and carotenoids – all which are healthy immune supporting antioxidants.

Tapioca is used as a non-nutritive binder in dog foods.

Provides an easily digested source of protein. The shells are taken off the eggs and the eggs white and yolk are dried before being added to the dog food formula.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Earthborn Holistic Primitive Natural Grain-Free Dry Dog Food has 32% protein, 18% fat, 3.5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 31.5%.

The largest proportion of Carbohydrates in dog food is provided by starch and indeed dogs don't have carbohydrate requirement at all.

We calculated the starch ratio in Earthborn Holistic Primitive Natural Grain-Free Dry Dog Food as 31.5%. Basically, around one third of the food you feed to {your dog} is starch.

Average starch ratio of dry dog foods on inthekibble.com is 38.67% - and that means this Earthborn Holistic kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (32%)
Starch (31.5 %)
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