American Choice Awards Announces Dogs LOVE Kale as National Best Brand Winner
The American Choice Awards, based in New York, announced that Dogs LOVE Kale, maker of kale-based dog treats, also in New York, won the National Best Brand Award in the All Natural Pet Treats category. The Best Brand Awards are 100 percent consumer-voted, and finalists large and small each have an equal opportunity to win The Choice of American Consumers, the company stated.
American consumers judge more than 1,500 brands across 190 categories, and the organization announces finalists and winners throughout the year in important consumer packaged goods (CPG) categories such as food and beverage, beauty, household care, health and personal care, and kids and pets. Nominees for 2016 included selections from Crest, Purina, Nestlé, Oreo and L’Oréal, as well as many leading smaller brands.
“We are very pleased to welcome Dogs LOVE Kale into our exclusive family of National Best Brand Winners,” said Jen Johansen, senior vice president of polling and research. “We join with dog owners who love Dogs LOVE Kale. Congratulations to this innovative brand, and to Paula and Dawn’s entrepreneurial spirit.”
Dogs LOVE Kale, founded by Paula Savarese and Dawn Ward, offers eight crunchy treat varieties including Peanutty, Apple Crisp, Punkin, Tropical Delight, Sweet Tater’, Chicken & Blueberry, Beef & Carrot and Turkey and Sweet Potato, as well as three Soft treats packed with superfood Moringa, and featuring Turkey/Salmon & Cranberry, Chicken & Sweet Potato and Beef & Apple.