We use Fleischsaftgarung to prepare our wet food Menu Adult Fish + Chicken. Fleischsaftgarung is a method of preparing fresh meat. It was developed in the kitchen and not in the feed industry. The method is based on techniques often used by culinary chefs to make meat tastier and healthier by using meat juices. Fleischsaftgarung is a carefully selected combination of these cooking techniques, adapted to the physical needs and interests of dogs.
Fleischsaftgarung is a process in which fresh meat is cooked in its own nutrient-rich meat juice, just like in the kitchen. Our wet food Menu Adult Fish + Chicken is created using the short cooking technique. This cooking technique only works in the Tetra Recart® carton because this enables the core temperature of the fresh meat to be reached more quickly via the narrow sides than in a can.
Due to Fleischsaftgarung, Menu is:
- particularly nutritious
- a real treat for your dog
- highly digestible
- very yielding
- contain less carbohydrates
Fleischsaftgarung makes dog food equivalent to high-quality human food. We therefore do not call food cooked with Fleischsaftgarung ‘dog food’. After all, a best friend does not receive feed.
We have our dog food tested regularly and independently by one of the most renowned test centres in Germany, the ELAB Analytik GmbH (formerly TÜV SÜD ELAB).
|Fresh chicken meat (57 %), fresh tuna (16 %), fresh sardine (10 %), dehydrated vegetables (broccoli, carrots, leek), dehydrated potato, salmon oil, olive oil.|
|Crude protein 16.5 %||Crude fibre 0.5 %|
|Crude fat 9.0 %||Calcium 0.8 %|
|Crude ash 2.5 %||Phosphorus 0.5 %|
|Moisture (natural content) 69.0 %|
Additives per kg
Vitamins: 3a671/vitamin D3 480 IU, 3a700/vitamin E 60 mg. Trace elements: 3b405/copper 1 mg, 3b603/zinc 15 mg, 3b801/selenium 0.03 mg.
Calories per 100 g
The changeover from conventional wet food to Menu can be made immediately without any transitional phase. If your dog has a very sensitive stomach, you can give it the Menu over a period of 1-2 days, introducing it slowly until the animal has fully changed over to it.
Daily feeding amount per kg weight, depending on age, activity level, breed
|Dog's weight in kg||Feeding amount per 1 kg body weight of the dog in g|
|1 - 4||40-52|
|5 - 9||32 - 42|
|10 - 19||27 - 35|
|20 - 39||22 - 29|
|40 +||19 - 25|
Example values wet food
|Dog's weight in kg||Feeding amount in g||90g Menu||185g Menu||375g Menu|
|2||80 - 104||≈ 1||≈ 1/2|
|4||160 - 208||≈ 2||≈ 1||≈ 1/2|
|12||324 - 420||≈ 2||≈ 1|
|30||660 - 870||≈ 2|
Our experience reports
We would also like to share our experience with PLATINUM food. After a long search for an easily digestible food for our very sensitive male Labrador, we came across PLATINUM after recommendations from friends and acquaintances, and as recommended, we made the change immediately without mixing PLATINUM with the old food. Against all expectations our little fur-nose tolerated the change really well. No more vomiting after eating and no more diarrhoea. And that’s on top of how well he accepted it. We mainly feed him PLATINUM dry dog food (Iberico+Greens), but in the evening, he also gets the wet food in the practical TetraPak. He particularly enjoys the PLATINUM Snacks, which we use for training. They work for walking at heel almost by themselves. All-round high praise for the good quality and your great service! We will stay with you!
Franziska R. with her dog Mika
My little Russian Toy Terrier, Lady, loves her PLATINUM food.
She tolerates it also very well
and doesn't have any dandruff, which is unfortunately often the case with other food.
I am very happy and will keep using PLATINUM.
Anke L. with her dog Lady
He used to eat different brands and types of food. However, after a while, the foods wouldn’t agree with him, so we would try another, and this went on for some time.
I switched to PLATINUM over 2 years ago and since then he has never had a problem. He tolerates the food really well, both wet and dry. The main reason I chose PLATINUM was its high meat content. Also, the wet food smells really good and the dry food is slightly soft. It is also very wholesome.
We are very happy that we switched to PLATINUM and will remain loyal customers.
Yvonne A. with her dog Rocky
Uno is a playful and lively fox terrier. Food isn’t just about nutrition for him, he loves his treats. We have already used PLATINUM dry dog food in the dog school to reward him for obeying commands or to motivate him for new tricks. He also loves it when we put them into his food ball, and he has to roll it to release little bits.
We add some of the small juicy portion cups to each order. These are served on special days as “feasts”. Yes, Uno is a little spoiled.
PLATINUM helps with that: we regularly receive our parcel delivered automatically to our home. Always first-class service and quality. And if we postpone our subscription for a few days, the service team is always friendly and helpful. Thank you, PLATINUM!
Cornelia W. with her dog Uno
Since 2016, we are the first-time dog owners of an Elo female dog from the Spreewald. We started with barf feeding, which was recommended by the breeder, but after a few months Ella's eating behaviour became very bad and we were quite concerned. Our vet recommended PLATINUM as he gave it to his own dogs. We tried it and with PLATINUM wet and dry dog food, Ella has become a beautiful adult lady dog who brings us a lot of joy. We can take her with us anywhere and she has become a real member of the family.
Many thanks to Platinum for making our dog feel good!
Gabriele E. with his dog Ella
If you want to offer your dog a little variety, you can easily switch
between all types of PLATINUM food. It does not matter whether you give
wet food in the morning and dry food in the evening or vice versa. A
combination of wet and dry food in one meal is also possible, as both
forms of feeding have the same digestibility with PLATINUM.
Every dog is originally descended from wolves, the digestive tract is designed for meat. Our kibbles are designed in such a way that they can be absorbed easily by any breed from the Chihuahua to the Great Dane and they satisfy the needs of all breeds equally.
Compared to conventional dry food, which is mainly made from meat meal, the slow-cook meat juice method requires at least 70% fresh meat in order to prepare PLATINUM dry food. The difference between meat meal and fresh meat is very huge. In order to obtain meat meal from fresh meat, the fresh meat has to be heated strongly and exposed to high heat for a long time, often also to high pressure. This removes the nutrient-rich meat juice from the fresh meat in addition to the flavor carrier fat. Meat meal therefore is significantly lower in nutrients than fresh meat. We know from cooking that meat juice and fat make the roast a pleasure in the first place, which is why we do not prepare the Sunday roast with meat meal. Thanks to the slow-cook meat juice method, the PLATINUM dry food does not contain any locks or flavors, no coloring or odorous substances and no flavor enhancers.
A healthy senior dog can still be fed with PLATINUM as our food is very easy to digest and the ingredients it contains are of high quality. Please note, however, that the energy expenditure decreases with the age and the amount of food should be reduced if necessary. If an illness is discovered in your older dog, we recommend individual advice from our veterinary department.
The choice between all of our varieties is entirely dependent on your dog's taste. You can switch between the adult flavors at any time as you wish, as long as there are no known intolerances. Each of our varieties is a complete feed to meet all of your dogs needs.
The switch from conventional wet food to PLATINUM Menu should be done immediately without a transition phase. If your dog has a very sensitive stomach, you can slowly add PLATINUM Menu over a period of 1-2 days until the changeover is completed.
No, you can rely on the fact that no animal experiments are done for the product development and production of our food and care products - neither by us, nor by any other third party.
The dry dog food is durable for 18 month after production, the wet dog food MENU is durable for 36 month and MENU Mini for 24 months after production.