The Ingredients

Acai Berries

Acai berries have antioxidant properties which may help to protect cells from damage.

Alfalfa

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

Angus

Aberdeen Angus Beef. Do we need to say more? The very finest beef in our assortment. Beef is high in protein and naturally rich in vitamins and minerals such as B Vitamins, Zinc & Iron.

Apple

Its versatility and host of nutritional benefits make it a natural choice for our FRUIT PACK. Rich source of flavonoid antioxidants which can help to protect cells from damage caused by free radicals in the body.

Blueberries

Rich in antioxidants. Included in our BERRY PACK.

Carrot

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

Cauliflower

Thought to help support a healthy heart. A part of our GARDEN PACK. Source of Vitamin B9 which is important for amino acid and nucleotide metabolism. Source of Vitamin A to help maintain healthy vision

Chicken

Farm reared responsibly in the UK. All chickens are cage free (free run). Chicken is a lean protein source rich in essential amino acids. It is also a good source of vitamins & minerals including B vitamins and iron.

Cranberries

It is believed that cranberries have significant health benefits. Cranberry is a good source of vitamin C, E and K and dietary fibre which contribute to general health and wellbeing. Part of our BERRY PACK.

Duck

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

Freshly Prepared Eggs

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

Ginger

Source of Potassium to help with nerve and muscle function and a good source of Calcium which helps maintain healthy bones and teeth. Part of our HERB PACK.

Ginseng

Has antioxidant properties.

Green Tea

Contains antioxidants which help contribute to overall health and well being. Thought to help in controlling the bacteria which may contribute to poor oral health.

Herring

A good source of Omega-3 (DHA & EPA). ESSENTIALS includes all three sources of Omega-3: ALA, DHA & EPA.

Lamb

Grass fed lamb, born and bred in the United Kingdom. Lamb is a nutrient-dense, highly digestible protein source. It is also a good source of vitamin B12 and iron which are required to help keep nerve and blood cells healthy.

Linseed

Is often referred to as ‘nature’s gift. Rich in both Omega-3 (ALA) and plant nutrients. All three sources of Omega-3 have been included in ESSENTIALS: ALA, DHA & EPA. Omega 3 – may help to support skin and coat condition. Omega 3 also thought to help support cognitive and visual development in puppies.

Marigold

Thought to help maintain healthy skin. Contains a high level of antioxidants.

Mulberries

Sundried mulberry. Source of iron to help support normal functions of the circulatory system. A good source of Vitamin C known for it’s antioxidant properties. Part of our BERRY PACK.

Oranges

Rich in natural vitamin C. An anti-oxidant which can help support the immune system. Part of our FRUIT PACK.

Partridge

Wild partridge from primarily the Scottish Highlands. A unique animal protein source.

Pear

Its versatility makes it a great choice for our meals. Part of our FRUIT PACK. Good source of dietary fibre to help normalise the gastrointestinal transit time.

Peas

Our peas are grown and harvested primarily in United Kingdom. An alternative source of protein and fibre. Part of our GARDEN PACK.

Pigeon

Wild Pigeon primarily from Great Britain / The Scottish Highlands. A unique animal protein source.

Potato

An effective and tasty source of carbohydrates, of which there are not many in ESSENTIAL FOODS’ meals. We always aim for potatos grown and harvested in the UK. Excellent alternative to grains, suitable for dogs with grain sensitivities or intolerances good source of fibre and vitamin C.

PreBiotics

Prebiotics are compounds in food that induce the growth or activity of beneficial microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi. The most common example is in the gastrointestinal tract, where prebiotics can alter the composition of organisms in the gut microbiome. In ESSENTIALS we include Mannan-oligosaccharides (MOS), Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) & alfalfa.

Rosemary

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 15 months from the date of production.

Salmon

Responsibly Scottish Atlantic farmed salmon. A unique source of Omega-3 (DHA & EPA). Naturally rich in omega 3 essential fatty acids which have anti-inflammatory properties. All three sources of Omega-3 are included in ESSENTIALS: ALA, DHA & EPA.

Seaweed

Part of our HERB PACK. Known as a rich source of minerals and trace elements that contribute to overall health & well-being. Source of iodine which helps to maintain healthy thyroid function.

Spinach

Rich in iron, A and K vitamins. We have added it for its huge versatility. Part of our GARDEN PACK.

SweetPotatoes

Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are a rich source of fibre as well as containing an array of vitamins and minerals including iron, calcium, selenium, and they’re a good source of most of our B vitamins and vitamin C.

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

Has been added to provide variety in our meals. The tomato is a fruit, which not many know, and is therefore part of our FRUIT PACK.

Trout

Primarily sourced from witin in the UK, trout is natural source of omega 3 essential fatty acids which may help to support skin and coat condition and may help maintain healthy joints.

Turkey

Carefully selected turkey and a source of essential nutrients such as riboflavin, potassium and selenium.

Venison

Protein-rich and nutritionally wholesome. It is a good source of iron and B vitamins including B6 and B12.

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.