Fromm Large Breed Puppy Gold Dry Dog Food Ingredients
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.
By design, canned formulas require moisture. Many companies use water, discounting any additional benefit of animal-based broths. However, broths have a long tradition of providing sustenance and vital nutrition in an easily digestible form.
According to the guaranteed analysis, Fromm Large Breed Puppy Gold Dry Dog Food has 26% protein, 14% fat, 5.5% fiber, and 10% moisture. If we assume 5% ash, then the starch amount in this dog food is 39.5%.