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The Honest Kitchen's GAP Certified Recipes: Dehydrated Limited Ingredient Chicken Dog Food, Dehydrated Grain Free Chicken Dog Food, Dehydrated Whole Grain Chicken Dog Food, Chicken Parmesan Pecks Dog Training Treats
The Honest Kitchen's Global Animal Partnership Certified Recipes
The Honest Kitchen

As part of The Honest Kitchen's ongoing commitment to improving the quality of ingredients in pet foods, we're excited to announce that several of our recipes have been certified by...

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An Update on Inventory & Shipping
Lucy Postins

Dear Customers, Thank you so much for your continued patience as we navigate the supply chain challenges we’ve had over the past year. As we promised, we wanted to provide...

Q&A With Lucy Postins: Founder of The Honest Kitchen
Q&A With Lucy Postins: Founder of The Honest Kitchen
Lucy Postins

In 2002, at the age of twenty-seven, Lucy disrupted the pet food industry with the world's first truly human grade food for pets. Today, she serves as our Founder, Spokesperson...

2022 Price Increase Update
2022 Price Increase Update
Lucy Postins

Dear Valued Customers, We wanted to let you know that, effective January 3rd, 2022, we have increased our prices to reflect the rising cost of ingredients, packaging, labor, and transportation....

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Ingredient Origin Statement
Lucy Postins

At The Honest Kitchen, we’re committed to accountability, transparency and consistently doing the right thing. It’s been brought to our attention that a statement about ingredient origin that appears on...

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Better Chicken Commitment Policy
Lucy Postins

The compassionate treatment of farm animals has always been incredibly important to us at The Honest Kitchen. We continually strive to raise the bar across our product lines and we...

Our founder Lucy Postins and her dogs Parker and Rowan.
Meet our Female Founder, Lucy Postins
Brandy Vachal

Tell us what it was like starting your own business and some of the early challenges you faced? I was twenty-seven years old when I first started the company, which...

Lucy Postins with her dog
Expanding The Honest Kitchen’s Distribution to Petco
Lucy Postins

Launching February 2021. You may be aware that we recently decided to add Petco as an authorized retailer for our products, and they’ll begin carrying our line in February 2021....

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Black Lives Matter: We're Taking a Stand
Lucy Postins

Most days, we’re all about cute dogs & cats and a passion for good food, but today, we need to raise our hand to say, we’re with you. It’s hard...

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Meet founder & Chief Integrity Officer Lucy Postins
Brandy Vachal

Lucy Postins founded The Honest Kitchen in 2002 With $7,000, and a beach cottage kitchen, she built the world’s first human grade pet food company. Seventeen years later, our products...

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All about our new Pour Overs, co-woofer approved!
Brandy Vachal

Staff testimonials tell the story of these irresistible wet food toppers Meet Pour Overs, our newest product that’s great for picky pups, and picky humans! Pour Overs are 100% human-grade...

Recognition for our Stance on Puppy Mills
Recognition for our Stance on Puppy Mills
Lucy Postins

We were incredibly honored and very humbled this week, to receive a plaque from the Humane Society of the United States, in recognition of our policy of never allowing our...

Additional Ingredient Added to Our Human Grade Pet Foods
Additional Ingredient Added to Our Human Grade Pet Foods
Lucy Postins

In preparation of AAFCO’s upcoming new minimum requirements on sodium and selenium, we’re incorporating a small amount of sodium selenite into our human grade vitamin premix. Selenium is a trace...

An Interview with Our First Ever Employee Laurette
An Interview with Our First Ever Employee Laurette
Lucy Postins

Want to know what life is like as an Honest Kitchen employee? As part of our new employee interview series, we sat down and interviewed our first ever employee Laurette....

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FDA’s Human Grade Pet Food Verification Process
Lucy Postins

What happens if the FDA ends their Human Grade verification process? While we haven’t actually been officially informed that FDA is ending their Human Grade verification process, it does sound...

7 Tips for Grooming Your Dog the Honest Way
7 Tips for Grooming Your Dog the Honest Way
Magee Walker

We all want the best for our pets. That’s why we pay such close attention to what goes in their furry little bellies. But it’s important not to forget about...

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State of the Kitchen 2014
Lucy Postins

It’s been another super year for the crew at THK, and I wanted to take a moment to do a quick roundup to share a few of our highlights! A...

Honest Kitchen Recall Announcement
Honest Kitchen Recall Announcement
Lucy Postins

Dear Honest Kitchen Customer, I’m writing to inform you that today we are voluntarily recalling five lots of our Verve, Zeal and Thrive products, which were produced between August and...

The Honest Kitchen Wins Its Battle For Commercial Free Speech
The Honest Kitchen Wins Its Battle For Commercial Free Speech
Lucy Postins

The Honest Kitchen has prevailed in its six-month lawsuit against the Ohio Department of Agriculture. The result of the trial means the pet food company will be granted a license...