Ingredient list

The most genuine food has a short, clear and simple label. Wet and dry food products are produced quite differently, so it would not be possible to reduce the number of ingredients of kibble to two or three as in the “natural” line of products in cans or sachets. What matters is that only what is useful for the dog or cat appears in the composition, nothing else!

Schesir wants to help you understand more easily, and with the utmost transparency, the statutory terms with which ingredients must be indicated in the composition.

Here is the list of our raw materials and their characteristics.

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Tuna

TUNA: the used species are only two: the Euthynnus affinis (called Bonito) and the Katsuwonus pelamis (called Skipjack): these are species not over-exploited. They are caught in the open sea with sustainable methods that guarantee the protection of dolphins and endangered species (Ocean friendly).

Salmon

SALMON: the used species are only two: Onchorynchus nerka (called Sokeye or red salmon) and Onchorynchus gorbuscha (called pink salmon). They are caught in the open sea with sustainable methods that guarantee the protection of dolphins and endangered species (Ocean friendly). Naturally they contain omega 3 fatty acids.

Seabass

SEABASS: the species used is Dicentrarchus labrax, belonging to the Moronidae family. They are caught in the open sea with sustainable methods that guarantee the protection of dolphins and endangered species (Ocean friendly).

Seabream

SEABREAM: the species used is Sparus aurata, belonging to the Sparidae family. They are caught in the open sea with sustainable methods that guarantee the protection of dolphins and endangered species (Ocean friendly).

Mullet

MULLET: the species used is Mullus barbatus, of the Mullidae family. They are caught in the open sea using sustainable methods that guarantee the protection of dolphins and endangered species (Ocean friendly).

Pilchards

PILCHARDS: the species used is Escualosa thoracata, belonging to the Clupeidae family. They are caught in the open sea with sustainable methods that guarantee the protection of dolphins and endangered species (Ocean friendly).

Whitebaits

WHITEBAITS: the species used is Stolephorus spp, from the family Engraulidae. They are caught in the open sea with sustainable methods that guarantee the protection of dolphins and endangered species (Ocean friendly).

Hake

HAKE: the species used are Merluccius paradoxus or Merluccius capensis, of the family Merlucciidae (cold water fish). They are caught in the open sea with sustainable methods that guarantee the protection of dolphins and endangered species (Ocean friendly).

Nemipterus (Surimi)

SURIMI: surimi used in wet Schesir products is a preparation based on Nemiptero, a white fish caught in the central and western Pacific Ocean, in the FAO 71 area. The white fish species used is Nemipterus spp, from the family Nemipteridae. They are caught in the open sea with sustainable methods that guarantee the protection of dolphins and endangered species (Ocean friendly).

Shrimps

SHRIMPS: the species used is Parapenaeus spp, from the Penaeidae family. They are caught in the open sea with sustainable methods that guarantee the protection of dolphins and endangered species (Ocean friendly).

Squid

SQUID: the species used are the Loligo sp or Loligo formosana, of the family Loliginidae. They are caught in the open sea with sustainable methods that guarantee the protection of dolphins and endangered species (Ocean friendly).

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Chicken

CHICKEN: the chickens used in organic products are bred in Germany and Holland according to the rules laid down for organic farming. Chickens used in Schesir wet products are bred in Thailand, following the hygienic-sanitary guidelines provided by the European Regulations. They belong to the species Gallus domesticus, of the Phasianidae family (birds of Indian origin). The chicken contains proteins of high biological value, which provide all the aminoacids the pet needs.

Duck

DUCK: the ducks used in Schesir wet products are bred in Thailand following the hygienic-sanitary indications provided by the European Regulations. They belong to the species Anas spp, of the Anatidae family (which also includes birds such as swans and geese).

Beef

BEEF: beef used in organic products is bred in Germany according to the rules laid down for organic farming. The one used in Schesir wet products is bred in Australia and New Zealand, following the hygienic-sanitary indications provided by the European Regulations. It belongs to the species Bos taurus, ruminant mammal of the Bovidae family.

Ham

HAM: ham used in Schesir wet products derives from pork of Thai origin, bred following the hygienic-sanitary indications provided by the European Regulations, of the Sus scrofa species (Suidae family). It is a preparation of cooked pork with natural flavors.

Lamb

LAMB: lamb used in Schesir wet products is bred in New Zealand, following the hygienic-sanitary indications provided for by the European Regulations, and belongs to the species Ovis aries, the ruminant mammal of the Bovidae family.

Pork

PORK: pork used in organic products is bred in Germany and Italy according to the rules laid down for organic farming. The species is Sus scrofa of the Suidae family.

Dehydrated eggs

DEHYDRATED EGGS: they are in the composition of Schesir Dry products for puppies. Eggs are the ingredient with the highest biological value and offer to the pets many nutrients such as proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals.

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Rice, Brown Rice

RICE, BROWN RICE: the rice in the Schesir recipes is the seed of Oryza sativa, a cereal from local crops (Italian for dry, Thai for the wet), to reduce the impact of transport on the production process. It is used in a variable percentage between 1% and 4% in Schesir wet products, and between 4% and 24% in Schesir Dry products. Rice is a source of carbohydrates and fibers and is in wet food to rebalance the protein intake and as a source of fiber; in dry food, together with the other cereals in the formula, it is useful to obtain an optimal texture of the kibbles in extrusion and to rebalance the protein intake of the food.

Tapioca starch

TAPIOCA STARCH: the tapioca starch in Schesir wet products is a valid source of fiber that can replace rice. It comes from the tuberiform root of the manioc plant (Manihot esculenta Crant, family of the Euphorbiaceae) cultivated in Thailand. It initially appears as small white spheres that become transparent and gelatinous with cooking: in Schesir products it is present as a natural gravy. This ingredient is not a cereal, so all Schesir products in gravy are Grain Free and therefore also Gluten Free.

Wheat

WHEAT: wheat in the recipe of Schesir Dry BIO products is the seed of the Triticum spp plant, cereal cultivated according to the rules laid down for organic farming, coming from local crops to reduce the impact of transport on the production process. It offers the pet a useful source of fiber to allow the normal absorption of nutrients by intestinal cells.

Barley

BARLEY: barley included in Schesir dry products is the seed of the Hordeum vulgare, a cereal from Italian crops to reduce the impact of transport on the production process. It offers the pet a useful source of fiber, to allow the normal absorption of nutrients by intestinal cells.

Corn

CORN: corn in Schesir Dry line is the seed of the Zea mais plant, a cereal from Italian crops, to reduce the impact of transport on the production process. Corn is a source of carbohydrates and fibers, while fats are contained in the germ that is eliminated during grinding. It is only in one Schesir wet reference to offer a tasty and unusual variation to the cat. It is inserted in Schesir dry line, with the other cereals present in the formula, to obtain an optimal texture of the kibble in extrusion and to rebalance the protein intake of the food. The corn used is subjected to a greater number of checks: to ensure the safety of the final product, only corn that has half of the mycotoxins compared to the limit allowed by the rules is accepted.

Quinoa

QUINOA: quinoa used in Schesir wet products comes from cultivations in central and south America, ancient areas of origin of this vegetable. It is the seed of the plant Chenopodium quinoa, a chenopodiacea, so although not a cereal, it is still a source of carbohydrates and fibers. It is in some Schesir wet products, clearly recognizable thanks to the GRAIN FREE logo on the packaging. These references are consequently also GLUTEN FREE. Quinoa is inside these products to rebalance the protein intake, give more flavor to the recipe and as a source of fiber alternating with rice, for cats (and owners of cats) who do not want cereals.

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Kiwi

KIWI: it is the edible berry of the Actinidia Deliciosa plant. It contains vitamin C, available only in fresh fruit, and, like all fruit, contains mineral salts. The green pulp is characterized by the presence of black seeds, which contribute to fiber content. It is in some Schesir wet products as a topping to give more flavor to the recipe, and as a source of fiber. As established by the study carried out at the University of Bologna, the inclusion of small amounts of fruit in the cat's diet positively affects the intestinal environment.

Papaya

PAPAYA: it is the fruit of the Carica papaya bush, belonging to the Caricaceae family, a plant that grows very easily and blooms very often. It comes from local crops to reduce the impact of transport on the production process. Papaya can grow large, but smaller fruits are preferred in trade; it is tasty and rich in water and fiber, as well as antioxidants and mineral salts. It is inserted as a topping in Schesir wet products to give more flavor to the recipe, and as a source of fiber. As established by the study carried out at the University of Bologna, the inclusion of small amounts of fruit in the cat's diet positively affects the intestinal environment.

Apple

APPLE: apple is the fruit (false fruit) of the Malus domestica plant of the Rosaceae family. There are many commercial varieties available on the market all year round. It is a topping in Schesir wet products to give more flavor to the recipe, and as a source of fiber. As established by the study carried out at the University of Bologna, the inclusion of small amounts of fruit in the cat's diet positively affects the intestinal environment

Pineapple

PINEAPPLE: it is the juicy infructescence of the Ananas comosus plant of the Bromeliaceae family. It comes from local crops to reduce the impact of transport on the production process. It is a topping in Schesir wet products to give more flavor the recipe, and as a source of fiber. As demonstrated by the study carried out at the University of Bologna, the inclusion of small amounts of fruit in the cat's diet positively affects the intestinal environment.

Mango

MANGO: it is the fruit of the Mangifera indica tree, belonging to the Anacardiacee family. It is compact, fragrant and tasty: it can be sweet or sour-pungent but still delicate and pleasant. It comes from local crops to reduce the impact of transport on the production process. It is a topping in Schesir wet products to give more flavor to the recipe, and as a source of fiber. As established by the study carried out at the University of Bologna, the inclusion of small amounts of fruit in the cat's diet positively affects the intestinal environment.

Pumpkin

PUMPKIN: it is the fruit of the plants of the Cucurbitaceae family, its orange pulp is soft. It comes from local crops to reduce the impact of transport on the production process. It is a topping in wet Schesir products to give more flavor to the recipe and as a source of fiber.

Carrots

CARROTS: these are the roots of the herbaceous plant Daucus carota, which can be spontaneous or cultivated, belonging to the Apiaceae family. Whenever possible, those from local crops are chosen to reduce the impact of transport on the production process. They are toppings in Schesir wet products to give more flavor to the recipe, and as a source of fiber.

Green beans

BEANS: they are the green and unripe pods of the common bean plant (Phaseolus vulgaris). They come from local crops to reduce the impact of transport on the production process. They are a toppings in Schesir wet products to give more flavor to the recipe and as a source of fiber.

Peas

PEAS: the pea is the seed or legume of the annual herbaceous plant Pisum sativum L., belonging to the Fabaceae family. Peas are rich in protein and fiber and can be combined with cereals along with other ingredients to provide energy and protein. When possible, those from local crops are chosen to reduce the impact of transport on the production process.

Potatoes

POTATOES: tubers obtained from plants of the species Solanum tuberosum rich in starch and a good source of energy. Very digestible and included in the recipe as a source of fiber. When possible, those from local crops are chosen to reduce the impact of transport on the production process.

Spinach

SPINACH: the leaves, thick and green, of the herbaceous plant Spinacia oleracea of the Chenopodiaceae family. They are a useful source of fiber and minerals. It is a topping in Schesir wet products to give more flavor to the recipe, and as a source of fiber. When possible, those from local crops are chosen to reduce the impact of transport on the production process.

Aloe

ALOE: succulent plant Aloe barbadensis Miller, from the Aloeaceae family. It comes from local crops to reduce the impact of transport on the production process. It is a perennial shrub of which the fleshy leaves are used. It is a topping in Schesir wet products to give more flavor to the recipe, and as a source of fiber.

Algae

ALGAE: seaweed Porphyra spp of the Bangiacea family. It is a topping in Schesir wet products to give more flavor to the recipe, and as a source of fiber.

Ginseng

GINSENG: it is the root of the Panax plants of the Araliaceae family. It is a topping in Schesir wet products to give more flavor to the recipe.

Lin seed

LIN SEED: is the seed of an erabcea plant of the Linaceae family, the Linum usitatissimum. It is in the Schesir Dry products as an excellent source of Omega 3.

Yucca schidigera

YUCCA: Yucca Schidigera shrub, with thick and coriaceous leaves, belongs to the Agavaceae family. It is in Schesir dry products as an excellent source of fiber.

Herbal antioxidant mix (curcuma, rosemary, cloves, citrus)

It is a special blend of extracts of aromatic plants, registered with the name Synox, with synergistic antioxidant activity, which defends cells from free radicals, allowing to fight cellular aging.

Beet pulp

BEET PULP: the beet is the Beta vulgaris L. plant of the Chenopodiaceae family. Its pulp is into Schesir Dry products because it provides an important amount of fiber.

Chicory pulp

CHICORY PULP: the chicory is the perennial herb Cichorium intybus L. of the Asteraceae family. It is in Schesir dry products because it provides an important amount of fiber

Organic linseed oil, Organic sunflower oil, Sunflower oil

OILS: sources of energy and sources of fatty acids, especially omega 3 and omega 6, essential for important physiological functions. They provide energy and can increase the palatability of the product.