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Nom Nom Editorial Review
By Daniel Cohen * March 10, 2021

delivers fresh, not frozen, pre-portioned meals to the lower 48 states in the U.S. The company uses superior, restaurant-quality proteins and fresh vegetables in all their pet meals. Their in-house, board certified nutritionist add targeted minerals and vitamins to the meals that are designed to benefit all pets. Virtual consultations are available for pet parents who have concerns about their pet’s diet. Busy pet owners can log onto Nom Nom and chose meals that are categorized according to their pet’s size, age and weight. You can order sample packs without a subscription at any time.

Pros
  • Quality ingredients & nutrients
  • Delivered fresh, not frozen
  • Pre-portioned home deliveries
  • Free shipping
  • Food calculator & feeding chart
Cons
  • Can be expensive for large dogs
  • Bulk buys need ample freezer space
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Why choose Nom Nom Fresh Food?

  • All ingredients are listed with nutritional information which is included with each delivery. Nom Nom has promised a full money back guarantee if you are not fully satisfied and do not see a big improvement in your pet’s health after 30 days.
  • All recipes are made to meet and exceed AAFCO guidelines, and you can also order chicken or beef jerky treats which are made with USDA certified meats.
  • Nom Nom has recently launched a gut microbiome test kit and probiotics which you can order if you feel that your dog has digestive problems..

Ideal For

  • Pet parents who want their pets to be fed fresh, human grade food with supplements and vitamins to ensure health and vitality.
  • Busy people with pets who want fresh meals delivered to their door on a regular basis.
  • People who have dogs and cats can take advantage of meals specifically formulated for both type of pets.
  • Pre-weighed portions are customized and ideal for people who have pets with a weight problem.
  • Dogs with gut problems will benefit from the Microbiome kit and probiotics available from Nom Nom

Overview

Nom Nom’s commercial kitchens are located in the San Francisco Bay Area and Nashville, TN and used solely for the preparation and cooking of their pet meals. All meals include fresh natural ingredients that are gently cooked to preserve nutrients. Nom Nom is a subscription pet food delivery service which was founded by Nate Phillips, Zach Phillips, Alexandria Jarrell, and Wenzhe Gao. Board-certified vet nutritionist, Dr. Justin Shmalberg, formulates all recipes to meet and exceed AAFCO guidelines. All meals are delivered fresh and vacuum packed.  Deliveries are on a weekly basis and you can choose meals, portion size and frequency, based on the advice from veterinarian nutritionists.

How it works

Ordering is very simple, you will have to fill out a questionnaire with details about your pets which includes gender, breed, age, activity level, current meal routine and more. Once you submit this information you will get an email requesting more information if required. You can also ask for advice on what you should order for your specific requirements. Your order will then be processed and you will receive an email with a delivery date. Normally, Nom Nom offers a discount with the first order to assist in your pets’ transition to fresh food, you can also buy a “Variety Pack for Dogs” without a subscription.

Food type and quality

Nom Nom is best known for the use of good quality ingredients that are prepared in their own kitchen under strict supervision. Meals are prepared weekly and vacuum packed in daily portions and delivered to your home a couple of days after preparation. There are usually four meals to choose from:  beef, turkey, chicken or pork. Ingredients are cooked gently and mixed in small batches so that vital nutrients are preserved. All ingredients are easily digestible and no preservatives are added. It has been noted that with the continued use of Nom Nom fresh meals, your pet will have improved digestion, better breath, a silky coat, less shedding and increased stamina.

Pricing

In order to access the Nom Nom price list you will have to fill out your whole profile before registering. Prices are based on your dog’s profile (weight, age, energy level, etc.). Note that you can claim a discount of up to 50% on your first order and shipping is free. Multi pet households are also entitled to a discount.

Availability

Nom Nom is very flexible with deliveries and will deliver according to your requirements. All the meals are shipped from their facilities in the San Francisco Bay Area and/or Nashville, TN and the company guarantees that your meals will be delivered at the right temperature and as fresh as possible regardless of where you live. There are four meals to choose from, Beef Mash, Chicken Cuisine, Turkey Fare, and Pork Potluck. Meals are carefully planned and include vitamin rich vegetables, egg and other super foods like omega rich fish oil. Meals are suitable for all ages and sizes. If you order in bulk you will have to freeze extra portions.

Ordering and delivery

You can receive deliveries once a week or plan ahead and receive enough food for up to 4 weeks. The company will help you keep track of your order by emailing details of delivery. Meals are delivered in reusable cooling bags with an instruction booklet that includes nutritional information and helpful tips. Frozen meals can be kept for up to 6 months. Nom Nom also offers a selection of cat food.

Company information

Nom Nom has been around since 2015 and has at its helm chief nutritional veterinarian Dr. Shmalberg. The mission of the company is to supply fresh quality meals for dogs and cats in the U.S. Meals are prepared in their own kitchens under strict hygienic conditions. Individual portions are packaged to provide specifically designed meals for all breeds and sizes. The addition of nutrients, vitamins and other super foods ensures that your pet will get a well-balanced, tasty and healthy meal. Nom Nom never uses preservatives, fillers or other harmful additives in their meals. The company now offers dog treats, probiotics and nutrient packages available through their website.

 

Frequently Asked Questions
How do I store my NomNom food?

NomNom meals are delivered cold and fresh. If you are going to use within 4 days you can store in the refrigerator. Extra meals can be stored in the freezer for up to 6 months.

Can I feed a puppy NomNom?

NomNom caters for all sizes and breeds. Once you enter your dog’s age and weight the right sized portion will automatically be worked out for you. Everything is pre-measured and as your dog grows you will change the profile to reflect the changes and meals will be adjusted accordingly.

Do you provide samples of your meals?

You can order a variety pack for dogs to sample before starting your regular subscription. NomNom do not offer free samples.

How much does it cost?

The cost of each meal will depend on your pets age, weight and activity levels. Note that there are special offers if you have multiple pets. You can view prices once you register on their website.

Can I cancel or reschedule my orders?

You can cancel or change any order through your account or by contacting NomNom by email or phone.

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