According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled "North America Dog Food Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027," the North America dog food market reached a value of US$ 24.2 Billion in 2021. Dog food refers to specifically formulated food intended for dog consumption. It is generally prepared from cereals, meat and its byproducts, grains, legumes, poultry and seafood. It contains essential nutrients that are required for the overall health development of dogs, such as protein, carbohydrates, minerals, magnesium, calcium and antioxidants. Besides this, its consumption helps in preventing infections and allergies that are fatal for dogs. The demand for dog food is increasing across the region due to the availability of dog food in dry and wet forms with a wide range of diversified flavors and vegetarian dog food options.
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North America Dog Food Market Trends:
The market in North America is primarily driven by the increasing trend of pet humanization. Coupled with the social acceptance of dogs in restaurants and apartments is creating a positive market outlook. Moreover, the growing concerns among dog owners regarding their pet health have encouraged leading manufacturers and sellers to heavily invest in premium and fortified dog foods, which is impacting the market growth favorably. In line with this, the introduction of organic and natural dog food variants in the local market is gaining widespread prominence among the masses. Furthermore, extensive research and development (R&D) activities conducted by key players for introducing improved product variants, including the launching of dog food variants with prolonged shelf life and flavor enhancers, are expected to positively influence the market growth. Other factors, including the easy product availability via online and offline organized retail channels, the advent of online delivery models and the increasing number of shelter homes in the region, are projected to drive the market across North America. On account of the aforementioned factors, the market is anticipated to reach a value of US$ 30.5 Billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 3.83% during 2022-2027.
- On the basis of the product type, the market has been segregated into dry dog food, dog treats and wet dog food.
- Based on the pricing type, the market has been segmented into mass and premium products.
- On the basis of the ingredient type, the market has been classified into animal and plant derived.
- Based on the distribution channel, the market has been categorized into supermarkets and hypermarkets, specialty stores, online stores and others.
- On the basis of the region, the market has been divided into the United States and Canada.
- The competitive landscape of the market has been studied in the report with the detailed profiles of the key players operating in the market.
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