At The Nutro Company, we take the safety of our pet food very seriously.


Mars Incorporated understands that pet owners are not just  interested in the benefits of natural food and premium nutrition, but also want to be assured that their pet’s food is manufactured to high standards of quality and safety. At Mars Incorporated, we go above and beyond to demonstrate the safety of our formulas.

How we operate:

We buy our own ingredients

Ingredient Selection

  • Ingredient supplier certification
  • Strict ingredient specifications
  • Comprehensive analytical testing program

We add no artificial colours, flavours and preservatives to our ingredients

Supplier Selection

  • First step – Must pass a self-evaluation survey
  • Second step – must pass a human food quality audit
  • Third step – participate in our ongoing Supplier Quality Assurance Program

We own and operate our dry and wet pet food plants in Australia

Food Safety Programs

  • Sanitation, Housekeeping & Hygiene
  • Good Manufacturing Processes (GMPs)
  • Pest Control
  • Receiving & Inventory Control
  • Process & Product Evaluation
  • Product Security