The Ingredients

Acai Berries

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

Alfalfa

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

Apple

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

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

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

Chicken

Only from the Ross & Cobb breed and always reared in the UK; ensuring the highest breed quality.

Cranberries

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.

Duck

Ours are from GRESSINGHAM DUCK, which is also the name of the breed. These free range ducks are reared outside for the best quality. Read more from our supplier: Gressinghamduck

Fresh Eggs

An important source of protein, essential amino acids and the nutrients, lutein and choline (B-vitamin).

Ginger

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

Ginseng

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.

Herring

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.

Lamb

Quality free range British lamb is the main ingredient in the ESSENTIAL FOODS ESTATE LIVING meal.

Linseed

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.

Marigold

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

Mulberries

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

Oranges

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

Pear

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

Peas

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

Potato

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.

ProBiotics

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.

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 12 months from the date of production.

Salmon

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.

Seaweed

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

Spinach

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

SweetPotatoes

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.

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

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.

Trout

Hand netted english trout from the river of Avon.

Venison

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.