The Ingredients

Acai Berries

Known for their many healing properties. Part of our BERRY PACK.


Another one of Earth’s small miracles; filled with vitamins, mineral salts, amino acids, enzymes and most importantly, essential fibres.


Aberdeen Angus Beef. Do we need to say more? The very finest beef we can source. Proudly from Scotland.


One of our staple meal ingredients. Its versatility and host of nutritional benefits make it a natural choice for our FRUIT PACK.


Rich in antioxidants. Included in our BERRY PACK.


The great versatile vegetable we can’t do without. Containing carotene and various other beneficial nutrients and fibres. Part of our GARDEN PACK.


Contributes to a safe supply of allicin for a healthy heart. A part of our GARDEN PACK.


Only from the Ross & Cobb breed and always reared in the UK; ensuring the highest breed quality. All chickens are cage free (free run).


It is believed that cranberries have significant health benefits. Research indicates that they can be beneficial in the prevention and treatment of urine infections, cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Part of our BERRY PACK.


Ours are from the United Kingdom and Red Tractor certified. These free run ducks are reared with great attention to welfare for the ducks.

Fresh Eggs

An important source of protein, essential amino acids and the nutrients, lutein and choline (B-vitamin). Fresh eggs from cage free chickens.


Contains many antioxidants and is known for its health promoting effects. Part of our HERB PACK.


Added for its researched health promotional properties.

Green Tea

Made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant which have undergone minimal oxidation during processing. Famed for its many health benefits.


Fresh wild caught herring from the British coast. A good source of Omega-3 (DHA & EPA). ESSENTIALS includes all three sources of Omega-3: ALA, DHA & EPA. You will find herring in our ESSENTIAL FOODS NAUTICAL LIVING meal.


Grass fed lamb, born and bred in the United Kingdom is our main ingredient in the ESSENTIAL ESTATE LIVING.


Is often referred to as ‘nature’s gift.’ Grown and harvested in the UK. Very rich in both Omega-3 (ALA) and plant nutrients. All three sources of Omega-3 have been included in ESSENTIALS: ALA, DHA & EPA.


Is used by people in the know for its anti-inflammatory effects and is useful against internal infections and candida fungus. Contains a high level of antioxidants. Part of our BERRY PACK


Sundried mulberry. Rich in vitamin C, magnesium, iron, copper and resveratrol. Part of our BERRY PACK.


Rich in natural vitamin C. Part of our FRUIT PACK.


Wild partridge from the Scottish Highlands.


Its versatility makes it a great choice for our meals. Part of our FRUIT PACK.


Our peas are grown and harvested in Scandinavia, and are of the ENGLISH PEAS variety. Part of our GARDEN PACK.


Wild Pigeon from the Scottish Highlands.


We use only potatoes of the russet variety. An effective and tasty source of carbohydrates, of which there are not many in ESSENTIAL FOODS’ meals. Grown and harvested in the UK.


The word probiotics comes from the Greek and means “for life”. The term covers a number of microorganisms, which in ESSENTIALS are Mannan-oligosaccharides (MOS), Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) & alfalfa. These have health promotional properties, as their presence can have a beneficial effect on gastrointestinal tract microbial flora.


We use Rosemary to preserve our meals; extending their lifespan as naturally and gently as possible. If stored correctly, our meals can be preserved for up to 12 months from the date of production.


Scottish Atlantic farmed salmon. A unique source of Omega-3 (DHA & EPA). All three sources of Omega-3 are included in ESSENTIALS: ALA, DHA & EPA.


Part of our HERB PACK and hand picked on the Icelandic coast. In Asia it is famed for its fantastic health benefits.


Rich in folate, iron, carotenoid and lutein. We have added it for its huge versatility. Part of our GARDEN PACK.


Sweet Potato

Root vegetables of the Beauregard and Jewel variety. Its high protein content, which is an integrated part of our BOF principle, makes this vegetable an obvious choice for our meals.



Has been added to provide variety in our meals. They contain important antioxidants such as lycopene, phenolic acids, beta-carotene, vitamin C and calcium. The tomato is a fruit, which not many know, and is therefore part of our FRUIT PACK.


Hand netted english trout from the river of Avon.


Black Norfolk Turkey of the highest quality.


Free range red and fallow deer from Yorkshire, UK. You will find it in ESSENTIAL FOODS ESTATE LIVING.

Our Heritage

Our heritage is our distinction and is steeped in its British origins. ESSENTIAL FOODS is British born, saluting the long-established connection between a quintessentially English countryside lifestyle and the superior quality of the local produce.

90% of all ESSENTIALS’ ingredients are of English, Scottish or Welsh provenance — a standard we protect. Our heritage stands on our pledge to continue using the finest British ingredients and our dedication to raising the life quality and longevity for whom we exclusively serve; Dogs.

Enjoy exploring the above. Being a leading lifestyle brand with just one mission: to improve and prolong the lives of dogs, starts and ends with the choice and abundance of our ingredients.