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OUR UNIQUE FOODS, CUSTOM-BUILT KITCHENS, AND UNMATCHED FRESH LOCAL INGREDIENTS HAVE EARNED US AN INTERNATIONAL REPUTATION FOR INNOVATION AS WELL AS SOME PRESTIGIOUS INDUSTRY AWARDS — MORE THAN ANY OTHER PET FOOD MAKER IN THE WORLD.

2017 Global Markets Award

Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)

DogStar® Kitchens received this inaugural award, which represents one of the highest food safety achievements in the world in human and animal food industries.

GFSI is an industry-driven initiative providing leadership and guidance on global food safety management systems.

The award is a testament to our driving commitment to advancing food safety and fulfilling our Biologically Appropriate™ mandate.

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DBIA 2016 Award for DogStar® Kitchens

Design-Build Institute of America Award 2016 Excellence in Teaming

DogStar® is the first pet food facility to receive this prestigious award. Designed and built to food safety standards required of human foods manufacturing, we created our DogStar® kitchens in a collaborative environment that resulted in an innovative and state-of-the-art kitchen that leads and advances our Biologically Appropriate mission.

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2016 Marketing Award of Distinction

Alberta Chambers of Commerce

Presented to the organization that develops and implements successful marketing strategies that have a significant impact on the organization.

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2015 Premier’s Award of Distinction

Alberta Chambers of Commerce

For dedication to helping to build a better Alberta. The business must also demonstrate outstanding achievement and leadership, and an ongoing involvement in community events and organizations locally and/or provincially.

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2015-16 Outstanding Excellence in Canine Pet Food
2009-2012 Pet Food of the Year

Glycemic Research Institute, Pet Foods Division (USA, Canada, UK)

The GRI compared ORIJEN to hundreds of other dog foods. The award involves analyzing product and its suitability based on ingredients, glycemic-response, diabetic-response, anti-aging factors, and biochemical requirements of the species.

(GRI had no awards in 2013-14)

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Petfood & Animal Nutrition 2.0 Innovation Awards

SupplySide

The Petfood & Animal Nutrition Innovation Award celebrates innovative and disruptive thinking across the pet nutrition market

TOP 10 DOG FOOD BRANDS (1ST PLACE)

Reviews.com

For excellence of ingredients, ingredient sources, guaranteed analysis, brand history and customer satisfaction. ORIJEN won 1st place, ACANA won 2nd place.

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Top Pick Best Cat Foods

Reviews.com

For excellence of ingredients, ingredient sources, guaranteed analysis, brand history, and customer satisfaction. Only 163 formulas out of 1,759 come from trustworthy brands with high-quality, risk-free ingredients.

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Top Dog Awards

Spot Magazine

2017 Top Dog Award for Best Food by popular vote (2011-2017)

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2014 – 2016 Alberta Export Award for Consumer Products

The Canadian Manufactures & Exporters and the Government of Alberta

Named Exporter of the Year for excelling in international market penetration and making a significant contribution to Alberta’s economy. Additionally, the award for Consumer Products recognizes an Alberta company that specializes in and exports end products for direct-to-consumer or retail markets.

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Leadership Awards – Food Innovation

Food in Canada Magazine and Grant Thornton LLP 

Food in Canada magazine awarded Champion Petfoods the 2014 Food Innovation award - their first ever award to a pet food maker.

Readers’ Choice Award

Nashville Paw Magazine

Readers’ Choice Award for Best Holistic Pet Food (2012)

Pet Food of the Decade: 2000-2009

Rate It All Consumer Reviews

ORIJEN was named ‘Pet Food of the Decade’ by Rate It All, America’s largest consumer review web site.

Highest 5 & 6 Star Rankings

DogFoodAnalysis.com

Of the 1,500 dog foods reviewed by Dog Food Analysis, ORIJEN has received the highest 5 & 6-star rankings.

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The Whole Dog Journal Approved

The Whole Dog Journal

ORIJEN is approved by the Whole Dog Journal – an American publication respected for its unbiased reviews.

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Harvest Gala

Agriculture for Life

Awarded by the Government of Alberta in recognition of innovative pet foods from fresh local ingredients.

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