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Miko vs Diamond

Miko vs. Diamond

In this comparison article for Miko vs Diamond, we'll highlight the key differences between these two pet food brands. To properly compare Miko and Diamond, we'll use up-to-date nutritional and price information.

There are many factors to consider when choosing the best pet food brand for your pet. Factors such as ingredient quality, guaranteed analysis, product safety, brand history, and cost are among the most important factors to consider.

Throughout this Diamond vs Miko comparison, we've utilized average data to make general comparisons. If you'd like to see individual product reviews, visit our Miko Review Page or Diamond Review Page.

Guaranteed Analysis: Diamond vs. Miko

According to AAFCO, all pet food labels must provide a guaranteed analysis of nutrient content. The analysis must provide guaranteed minimum percentages of crude protein and crude fat, and maximum percentages of crude fiber and moisture.

All percentages used in this comparison are averages reported on a dry matter basis.

Miko Cat Food vs. Diamond Cat Food

Wet/Canned Cat Food Miko Diamond
Crude Protein 66.7% 44.7%
Crude Fat 11.1% 22.0%
Crude Fiber 6.0% 6.1%

Crude Protein Comparison For Cat Food

Protein is an extremely important part of your cat's diet. Without sufficient protein, cats can develop a wide-range of serious health problems.

On average, Miko wet cat food recipes contain 21.97% more protein than Diamond recipes. Clearly, there is a significant difference between the protein content of Diamond and Miko.


Crude Fat Comparison For Cat Food

There are many ways in which dietary fat contributes to the overall health of our feline friends. Here is a short list of benefits provided by fats (not exhaustive):

  • Fats help with the digestion and absorption of fat-soluble vitamins
  • Reduce inflammation associated with arthritis
  • Slow the growth of yeast infections
  • Prevent or reduce the likelihood of certain heart problems.
  • Aid in the development of the retina and visual cortex.

As you can see, Miko and Diamond guarantee a similar amount of crude fiber.

Miko Pet Food Ingredients vs. Diamond Pet Food Ingredients

Here are some of the controversial ingredients used only by Diamond.

Meat Meal
Canola Oil
Ground Corn
Brewers Rice
Tomato Pomace
Beef By-Products
Corn Gluten Meal
Powdered Cellulose
Chicken By-Product Meal
Ground Whole Grain Corn
Poultry By-Product Meal
Canola Oil (Preserved With Mixed Tocopherols)

We believe that certain pet food ingredients are linked to adverse health affects; these ingredients are classified as harmful.

Here are some of the harmful ingredients used only by Miko.

Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex

Here are some of the harmful ingredients used only by Diamond.

Menadione Sodium Bisulfite

Product Safety: Recall History of Miko & Diamond?

According to our records, Miko has never been recalled.

Diamond has been recalled once.

  • March 10, 2013: low level of thiamine (Vitamin B1)

Price Comparison: Which Brand Is More Expensive?

Wet Cat Food Miko Diamond
Per Pound $5.85 $3.01
Per Calorie $0.0133 $0.0058

The average cost-per-lb is heavily influenced by the varying amounts of moisture present in each brand's food products (wet vs. dry food, dry vs. freeze-dried food, etc). However, the average cost-per-kcal eliminates the influence of moisture. Therefore, the average cost-per-kcal is the better metric to consider.

If you'd like to calculate the average cost-per-day or cost-pet-year of feeding Miko or Diamond, input your pet's weight into our cost analyzer widget.

Averages price data can identify whether or not there exists a significant price difference between two brands. However, the actual price that you'll pay for Miko or Diamond will depend on your shopping habits.

Pet owners who use our price comparison feature typically save more than 25% off retail prices for Miko and Diamond. In addition, we currently have some great coupons for our readers.


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Where To Buy Miko Pet Foods

You can purchase Miko pet foods from the following stores:


6 Recipes In-Stock Today

Where To Buy Diamond Pet Foods

You can purchase Diamond pet food products from these retailers:


43 Recipes In-Stock Today

28 Recipes In-Stock Today

31 Recipes In-Stock Today

Type Of Pet Foods Available

Product Miko Diamond
Dry Dog Food 27 Recipes
Wet Dog Food 3 Recipes
Dog Treats 6 Treats
Dry Cat Food 6 Recipes
Wet Cat Food 6 Recipes 3 Recipes
Cat Treats

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