Company info: (Made in USA) The secret to Merrick products is the simplistic approach they take in making them. They are a simple processor, meaning that uses the least amount of steps as possible during their manufacturing process. They want to retain as much of the natural benefits as they can. Merrick do that by staying away from any artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. They believe that this approach keeps their treats popular with their customers and their guardians. beginning.