I didn’t make the initial choice of food for my daughter’s puppy. (She’s an adult and lives with me). She did the research and decided on this food for her little beagle, Scout. I know she was very careful in choosing a food without excess additives and with all the nutritional benefits Scout needs. Her original purchase was a smaller bag, which we place in an airtight bin for scooping because it stays fresher that way. When the bin began getting low, I had saved the original bag, so I came to Amazon in search of a larger bag of the same food. I too am impressed with the ingredients. Most of all, Scout LOVES this food. When I see that he enjoys it instead of waiting and hoping for something better, (I have had this experience in the past with a couple of my beloved dogs who have since passed away), it makes me happy to feed him, no guilt or worries that he doesn’t want it or that it isn’t good quality dog food. I know we will purchase many more bags of Nature’s Recipe Grain-Free during Scout’s life!