Dogs have always been regarded as man’s best friend. A lot of people keep dogs as pets at home depending on the preference of the owner. There are different breeds of dogs each breed with different needs, but the one thing they all need is food. Food is essential for development, growth and wellbeing of dogs. The right combination of nutrients in food is required to sustain the health of dogs. There are many variety brands of dog food in the market. Among them is Beneful, which is one of the most purchased brands by dog owners.
Beneful first appeared on the market in 2001 and is produced by Nestle Purina PetCare. Nestle Purina PetCare have come up with new formulas for Beneful dry food which have been in development for more than two years. These formulas are set to be distributed from May 9th to some retail shops in the southwestern region of the USA. The new product will be convenient in the entire United States from August. As stated in The Huffington Post the Beneful new formulas are originals with Real Beef, Incredibles with Real Beef, Originals with Real Chicken, Incredibles with Real Chicken, Playful Life, Healthy Puppy and Healthy Weight. The Beneful formula; Originals with Real Salmon will be available in 2017.
Added sugars and propylene glycol have not been included in the new formulas. Although the FDA approves propylene glycol, it has been highly criticized as harmful to dogs. Hence, it was replaced with all natural glycerin. Nestle Purina PetCare is also in the process of developing new formulas for Beneful canned wet dog food. The Beneful dry food new formulas have been made with considerations on their nutritional and health value.