Authentically fresh

We make our award-winning and biologically appropriate foods with the world's best ingredients.

ORIJEN’s World's Best Ingredients mirror Mother Nature, supplying nutrients in their freshest, most nourishing form.

Our DogStar Kitchen is located in the heart of Kentucky’s dynamic agricultural community where fertile farmlands, rolling grasslands, and Appalachian ranches provide inspiration for our foods and access to many of the fresh ingredients we use through farmers we know and trust.

Responsibly farmed, ranched, or fished by people we know and trust, our ingredients are delivered to our kitchen FRESH or RAW.

Fresh: Our fresh ingredients meet the AAFCO standard of refrigeration as the sole method of preservation. Raw: Our raw ingredients are the same as our fresh, but are frozen at the peak of freshness to preserve nutrients

DogStar Kitchen

Meet our trusted ingredient suppliers

Kentucky farms
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Fresh or Raw Grass-Fed Lamb

Kentucky farms

Farmers like Fabian and Robin of Colibri Sheep Farms in Georgetown, Kentucky raise our grass-fed lamb. Our lamb arrives fresh or raw in WholePrey ratios, so it’s loaded with tender goodness and a savory flavor.

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American Farms
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Yorkshire pork

American Farms

Our pork is humanely raised by farmers like Doug of Willow Hill Farms and is delivered fresh or raw, bursting with protein and goodness.

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Kentucky Farms
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Fresh Free-Run Chicken

Kentucky Farms

Our chicken is raised free-run on regional farms by people we know and trust, like Greg of Hefton Farms in Hanson, Kentucky; and arrive at our kitchen fresh or raw. Our free-run chickens are not housed in cages and are able to move in a barn without outdoor access.

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Kentucky Farms
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Cage-Free Eggs

Kentucky Farms

Supplied by trusted farmers like Zach of Cal-Maine Foods in Central City, Kentucky, our cage-free eggs are packed with nourishing protein and fat.

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New England
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Fresh, Raw and Wild-Caught Saltwater Fish

New England

Wild-caught by fishermen we know and trust, like Eoin of Norpel Fisheries in New England, our Atlantic herring, mackerel, yellowtail flounder, silver hake, and monkfish are delivered fresh or raw, and loaded with essential DHA, EPA, and Omega-3 fatty acids, rich with nourishing fish protein. Our salmon meal, catfish meal, salmon oil, catfish oil, char and trout, and some of our natural fish flavor ingredients are derived from fish that are sustainably farmed.

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Kentucky Farms
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Fresh Whole Vegetables

Kentucky Farms

Our pumpkin, butternut squash, carrots, and greens are grown and harvested by people we know and trust, like Robin and Scotty of Cedar Valley Farms in Hodgenville, Kentucky. Our vegetables arrive at our kitchen fresh, whole, with no artificial preservatives added by the farmer, and loaded with soluble fiber and natural antioxidants.

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Kentucky Orchards
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Fresh Whole Fruit

Kentucky Orchards

Sun-ripened in Kentucky orchards, our Red Delicious apples and Bartlett pears are delivered fresh, whole, and with no artificial preservatives added by the farmer, by people we know and trust, like Bill of Jackson’s Orchard in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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Hart County, Kentucky
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Botanicals

Hart County, Kentucky

Grown exclusively for ORIJEN by people we know and trust, like John of Roundstone Native Seed in Upton, Kentucky, all ORIJEN botanicals are delivered fresh or gently air-dried.

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