The Pet Food Institute web site, “Pet Nutrition”.

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In recent years corn has been described as a low quality “filler” in pet foods, and implicated as the culprit in pets with food allergies (typically by competitor food companies). In reality, corn provides a nutritious, affordable source of carbohydrate for energy, essential amino and fatty acids for healthy skin, coat and immune system function, and a variety of other nutrients. These nutrients are released during the manufacturing process, and are easily absorbed and utilized when included in complete diets.
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Since we got our start in Lincoln, Nebraska, our purpose has been to empower people to transform the lives of pets. And as the leader in raw nutrition, we believe wholeheartedly that it starts with food. That’s why we’re committed to making it possible for more pet parents to feed their own pets natural, holistic pet food guided by the unmatched nutrition of raw. We set out to redefine better in pet food through the pure, real nutrition of raw.
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We understand that it matters what you feed your pet, which is why we work to ensure that all of our formulas are produced to adhere to strict quality and safety standards. As such, we maintain close relationships with our suppliers to continually test our ingredients, production environment, production process and finished products to ensure quality and safety. By implementing the latest scientific and technological advancements, we have developed a comprehensive food safety system that ensures your pet’s food is always safe and nutritious. Here are a few ways we go about it:When we made the decision to only make pet food you’d be proud to feed your pet, we didn’t skimp on quality. Strong relationships with our trusted suppliers ensure we always source the very best ingredients. Our veterinarians and nutritionists carefully develop formulas to meet the dietary nutritional standards of every pet. Here are just a few of the high-quality ingredients you’ll find in our products:Over the last 30 years I have seen a tremendous change in the way we treat and feed our pets. As members of the family, we want the best for them and with this in mind our team at Valens Pet Nutrition has developed a unique line of innovative recipes. We believe that each of the VALENS recipes reflect today's nutritional and technological advances in petfood. Made in Canada with locally and regionally sourced ingredients, we believe you will be as proud as we are to offer your beloved companions the very best of what Canadian pet food can be."When we made the decision to only make pet food you’d be proud to feed your pet, we didn’t skimp on quality. Strong relationships with our trusted suppliers ensure we always source the very best ingredients. Our veterinarians and nutritionists carefully develop formulas to meet the dietary nutritional standards of every pet. Here are just a few of the high-quality ingredients you’ll find in our products:When we made the decision to only make pet food you’d be proud to feed your pet, we didn’t skimp on quality. Strong relationships with our trusted suppliers ensure we always source the very best ingredients. Our veterinarians and nutritionists carefully develop formulas to meet the dietary nutritional standards of every pet.It is not required to add supplements into your pet’s diet. All of Diamond’s pet foods are complete and balanced to provide your pet with the nutrition they need. However, you can decide to add supplements into your pet’s diet if you wish. Keep in mind that in most cases, supplements will do no harm, but human supplements may be harmful to pets. Consult with your veterinarian prior to giving your pet any supplements.