Since 1968, Vital Essentials has been the leader in raw pet nutrition. Their dedication to using quality ingredients such as high-quality raw USDA meats, bones, and whole organs has made them a trustworthy name in freeze-dried dog food. All ingredients are sourced in the USA and are processed and packaged at their own USDA Certified and Inspected Pet Food Facility. Vital Essentials utilizes a slow and gently Freeze-Drying process which protects the active nutrients and still allows the food to be safely stored without refrigeration. This process provides a wholesome raw meal that is convenient and easy to feed. With varieties such as patties, mini patties and nibblets, you're sure to find the perfect food for your dog.