Merrick, founded in 1988, has the motto of "We don't just make pet food. We make the Best Food Ever. Their products are not just high quality and fresh, they are also all natural and handcrafted. This is because handmade recipes made in small patches are better than scientific formulas in keeping your dogs and cats healthy. All the ingredients are also sourced from their list of trusted farmers, ensuring that high quality food begin from the root and not just from their kitchen door.