|Pet Food of the Year 2011-2012|
|Manufacturer of the Year 2008-2009|
|Entreprenuer of the Year 2008|
|Growing Alberta Leadership Award 2007|
|Albertas Premier's Award of Excellence 2007|
|6 Star Ranking by Dogfoodanalysis.com|
|Whole Dog Journal Approved|
|Nashville Paw Award|
|PET FOOD OF THE YEAR AWARD, 2011-2012
Glycemic Research Institute of Washington DC.
The Glycemic Research Institute in Washington, DC. selected ORIJEN from Champion Petfoods™ as the PET FOOD OF THE YEAR 2011-2012.
The Medical Advisory Board, Senior Staff, and Associate Research Fellows of the Glycemic Research Institute® (GRI) provide Independent Pro Bono Certification for products that pass the strict GRI Protocols, by authorization of the United States government, the Canadian government and the United Kingdom government.
The Glycemic Research Institute (GRI) conducts Independent Clinical and Analytical research on Pet Foods and Pet Treats. GRI has examined hundreds of pet foods from 2004 to the present in order to determine the healthiest overall products, focusing on anti-aging, diabetes, arthritis, glycemic, and blood glucose and insulin response, in the canine and feline.
The Pet Food of the Year is a global award presented by the Glycemic Research Institute®, for the Best Overall Healthiest Pet Food. This year, ORIJEN was selected against all other pet foods on the market. ORIJEN pet food is manufactured and owned by Champion Petfoods LP in Alberta, Canada (ChampionPetFoods.com).
The strict Award criteria involves in-depth analysis of the product and its suitability, based on ingredients, glycemic-response, diabetic-response, anti-aging factors, and biochemical requirements of the species.
|MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR, WESTERN CANADA, 2008-2009
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR, CATEGORY WINNER 2008, ERNST & YOUNG.
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award honors entrepreneurs who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic business. The award's primary objective is to identify, acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding contribution entrepreneurs make to the Canadian business community and economy.
|GROWING ALBERTA LEADERSHIP AWARDS (GALA), GOLD, 2007
FOR DEVELOPING AND COMMERCIALIZING INNOVATIVE PET FOODS FROM FRESH REGIONAL INGREDIENTS.
The Growing Alberta Leadership Awards (GALAs) were launched in 2001 to honour individuals and organizations who demonstrate innovation and leadership in the advancement of Alberta's agriculture and food industry. The GALAs publicly recognize these leaders and pay tribute to the impact and legacy they are leaving for the industry and province.
A leading edge Alberta company that used their knowledge of the pet food industry and comprehensive market research results to develop and successfully commercialize the worlds' first Biologically Appropriate Real Kibble (B.A.R.K.) both, domestically and internationally. This is the first formulation of its kind that is distributed and sold in 42 countries worldwide and in over 250 retail stores in Canada. Champion Petfoods has demonstrated innovation with their products and continue to contribute to the rural economic growth and sustainability in Alberta.
|ALBERTA’S PREMIER’S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE, PET FOOD TEAM, 2007
The Premier's Awards of Excellence recognize those who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in making positive, progressive and sustained change in their industry sector.
|ORIJEN received the highest available 6 star ranking by Dog Food Analysis, with ACANA products receiving five stars.|
|ORIJEN and ACANA are Whole Dog Journal Approved|
|NASHVILLE PAW - Readers Choice Awards
In their June issue, NASHVILLE PAW MAGAZINE asked their 50,000+ readers to cast their votes for the very best of the Middle Tennessee pet community. ACANA won FIRST place in current 2009 Readers Choice "Best Holistic Pet Food" category, and third place in our "Best Cat Food Brand" category!