Annamaet Dog Food Ingredients

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Annamaet manufactures roughly 22 different dog food products. Each product utilizes a unique set of ingredients to achieve a desired nutritional profile.

In this article, we'll explore Annamaet ingredients and answer many of the most common questions.

As of right now, our records indicate that Annamaet uses roughly 130 different ingredients.

First 5 Ingredients

Dog food ingredients in the United States are listed in descending order of pre-cooked weight. The first 5 ingredients typically constitute a significant portion of the recipe.

For Annamaet, these are the most common ingredients found within the first 5 dog food ingredients.

  1. chicken meal
  2. brown rice
  3. millet
  4. field pea
  5. herring meal

As you can see, the most common first ingredient in Annamaet is chicken meal. The most common 2nd ingredient is brown rice, followed by millet, field pea, and herring meal.

Artificial Food Coloring Dyes

Annamaet does not use any artificial food coloring dyes. According to our records, none of the 22 Annamaet dog foods contain artificial food dyes.

Artificial food coloring dyes are unnecessary and potentially harmful ingredients. In general, we not not recommend feeding any pet foods that contain artificial dyes.

In 2010, the CSPI raised serious concerns regarding the safety of many artificial dyes. Most of the studies referenced by the CSPI involved prolonged or excessive consumption. Since most dogs consume the same foods throughout their lives, concerns raised by the CSPI are alarming to say the least.

To read more about Artificial Food Dyes, click here.

Animal By-Products

According to our records, Annamaet does not contain any animal by-products.

Animal by-products are basically the leftover parts of the the carcass after its been processed for meat. AAFCO defines by-products as the non-rendered, clean parts, other than meat, derived from slaughtered mammals.

Although by-products are still fairly nutritious ingredients, consumers have equated them with slaughterhouse waste. Therefore, most premium brands, including Annamaet have decided to remove by-products and instead use named organ meats (beef liver, chicken gizzards).

For further reading on the controversy over animal by-products, click here.

Anonymous Meat Ingredients

Anonymous meats are animal-based ingredients which do not provide the source animal's name. These ingredients are controversial because they can come from almost any animal.

In addition, anonymous animal-based ingredients are very inexpensive and often the lowest quality meats that are still allowed to be used in pet food.

In general, we do not recommend feeding any products which contain anonymous meats. When in doubt, always contact the brand's customer service desk for further clarification.

Unfortunately, we've identified 1 anonymous meat ingredient used by Annamaet.

poultry liver
2 Recipes

Organ meats like poultry liver are an excellent source of protein, fat, and essential vitamins and minerals. Although organs may not sound appealing, organs are an important component of a carnivorous animal's diet.</p><p>Unfortunately, poultry liver is considered an anonymous meat because the specific type of poultry is not specified.

The following recipes contain poultry liver:

Controversial Ingredients

In most cases, ingredients which are given the controversial classification can be substituted with higher-quality alternatives. You should evaluate each controversial ingredient independently to see if there is truly a valid cause for concern.

Keep in mind, certain sacrifices often must be made to produce dog foods at a reasonable price. In general, the more expensive the product, the fewer controversial ingredients you'll find.

In our analysis, we've identified 3 controversial ingredients inside Annamaet products. These controversial ingredients are listed below. Click on each ingredient for more information.

dried tomato pomace
1 Recipes

Dried tomato pomace is a by-product of tomato manufacturing. It's considered a controversial ingredient because many people believe it is an inexpensive low quality filler. However, tomato pomace provides a notable amount of dietary fiber, B vitamins, Lycopene, and vitamin A. Although it is a very inexpensive ingredient, it is not nutritionally empty.

The following recipes contain dried tomato pomace:

canola oil
6 Recipes

Canola oil is a plant-derived oil from the seeds of canola plants. Although fat is an essential component of any diet, canola oil is controversial in pet food. Proponents claim that canola oil provides a better fat profile in comparison to other plant based oils. However, opponents claim that canola oil is typically produced with genetically modified rapeseed and that rapeseed oil has multiple adverse health affects.

The following recipes contain canola oil:

pea protein isolate
3 Recipes

Pea protein isolate is produced by removing the starchy parts of peas. Pea protein isolate is considered controversial because it provides a substantial plant based protein boost. This boost is undesirable because plant based protein is typically lower in biological value when compared to meat based proteins.

The following recipes contain pea protein isolate:

Potentially Harmful Ingredients

Harmful ingredients are those which have been linked to adverse health effects. In general, we do not recommend feeding any product which contains any harmful ingredients.

During our review, none of the Annamaet ingredients analyzed were classified as harmful by our system. The absence of harmful ingredients is indicative of a relatively premium dog food brand.

Annamaet Dog Food Ingredient Lists

Annamaet Dry Dog Food Original Adult Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula


Annamaet Dry Dog Food Original Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula For Medium & Large Breed Dogs


Annamaet Dry Dog Food Original Extra Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula


Annamaet Dry Dog Food Grain Free Sustain Sustainable Fish Formula


Annamaet Dry Dog Food Grain Free Aqualuk Cold Water Formula


Annamaet Dry Dog Food Grain Free Lean Reduced Fat Formula


Annamaet Dry Dog Food Grain Free Manitok Red Meat Formula


Annamaet Dry Dog Food Grain Free Ohana Puppy Formula


Annamaet Dry Dog Food Grain Free Re-Juvenate Senior Formula


Annamaet Dry Dog Food Grain Free Salcha Poulet Formula


Annamaet Dry Dog Food Original Option Salmon Meal & Brown Rice Formula


Annamaet Dry Dog Food Original Puppy Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula


Annamaet Dry Dog Food Original Senior Lamb Meal, Whitefish Meal & Millet Formula


Annamaet Dry Dog Food Original Small Breed Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula


Annamaet Dry Dog Food Original Ultra Chicken Meal & Brown Rice Formula


Annamaet Supplements Endure


Annamaet Supplements Enhance


Annamaet Supplements Glycocharge


Annamaet Supplements Impact


Annamaet Canine Aqualuk Treats Grain Free Cold Water Formula


Annamaet Lean Canine Treats Grain Free Low Fat Formula


Annamaet Salcha Canine Treats Grain Free Poultry Formula