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Fromm Four-Star Pork & Peas Recipe Dry Dog Food

Top 5 ingredients of Fromm Four-Star Pork & Peas Recipe Dry Dog Food are Pork, Peas, Chickpeas, Pea Flour, and Pork Meat Meal.

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein (min.): 29%
Crude Fat (min.): 17%
Crude Fiber (max.): 6.5%
Moisture (max.): 10%
Calories: 4,023 kcal/kg, 410 kcal/cup

Fromm Four-Star Pork & Peas Recipe Dry Dog Food Ingredients

Pork, Peas, Chickpeas, Pea Flour, Pork Meat Meal, Pea Protein, Pork Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Whole Egg, Pork Liver, Sweet Potatoes, Dried Tomato Pomace, Salmon Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Cheese, Coconut Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Flaxseed, Carrots, Apples, Pineapple, Mango, Melon, Celery, Parsley, Lettuce, Spinach, Pork Cartilage, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Chicory Root Extract, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Sodium Selenite, Folic Acid, Taurine, Sorbic Acid (Preservative), Vitamins [vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Choline Bitartrate, Niacin Supplement, D-calcium Pantothenate, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate, Riboflavin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Biotin], Minerals [zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Magnesium Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Cobalt Carbonate, Calcium Iodate, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Magnesium Proteinate, Cobalt Proteinate], Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium Longum Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Plantarum Fermentation Product, Dried Pediococcus Acidilactici Fermentation Product
We specified the salt's position and marked it to help you evaluate the ingredients better with The Salt Divider.
Pea Fiber as a dog food ingredient

Pork, a good source of protein and amino acids essential for muscle growth and energy, is also an excellent source of B vitamins to support a healthy nervous system.

Peas are healthy, grain-free filter alternative that contain complex carbohydrates, fiber, protein, phytonutrients, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. They are also rich in protein and high in fiber.

Lutein in peas is an anti-oxidant good for heart, skin, and eye health. Sterols content in peas help lowering cholesterol. However, peas may be related to Canine Heart Disease and FDA is actively investigating this. 93 percent of reported foods in DCM cases contained peas and/or lentils.

Chickpeas provide a variety of vitamins and minerals (Vitamin B6, Iron, Magnesium), as well as a decent amount of fiber and protein.

Chickpeas are a source of essential nutrients in dog food. It helps regulate blood sugar and supports the immune system.

Again due to the lack of grains in this diet, pea flour has been included to boost carbohydrate levels without adding gluten. Pea flour is also an excellent source of vegetable based protein and certain antioxidants.

Starch Meter

According to the guaranteed analysis, Fromm Four-Star Pork & Peas Recipe Dry Dog Food has 29% protein, 17% fat, 6.5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 32.5%.

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 Fromm Four-Star Pork & Peas Recipe Dry Dog Food as 32.5%. 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 Fromm kibble has less starch ratio than the average.

Protein (29%)
Starch (32.5 %)
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