The Pet Food of the Year is a global award for the Best Overall Healthiest Pet Food. ORIJEN Dog Food was selected against all other pet foods on the market.
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.
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 from2004 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.