GCC Cat Food Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

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The GCC cat food market reached a value of US$ XX Million in 2017. The market is further projected to reach a value of US$ XX Million by 2023, expanding at a CAGR of X% during 2018-2023. Cats are one of the most popular pets across the GCC region. They require a specific set of dietary nutrients for a healthy growth and long-term wellness. Cat food is generally made by using animal or plant materials which are a rich source of carbohydrates, proteins, fats as well as other nutrients including amino acids, vitamins and minerals.

In the GCC region, the demand for cat food has been rising as households across the GCC countries consider cats as sacred and prefer them over dogs resulting in a significantly higher cat population compared to the dog population. Good quality cat food helps in maintaining a healthy wellbeing of a cat by improving its overall quality of life. Cat food also contains an appropriate amount of protein and grain as compared to other food products which helps in enhancing the cat’s immune system.

GCC Cat Food Market Size

Market Summary:

  • Based on the product type, the market has been segmented into dry food, wet and canned food, and snacks and treats food. Amongst these, dry food represents the largest segment as it is easier to handle and cheaper than other types of cat food products.
  • On the basis of ingredient, animal derivatives currently dominate the cat food market as they are easy for the cat to digest and offer numerous nutrients including vitamins, amino acids and minerals, etc.
  • Cat food can be purchased by pet owners through different means including super markets and hyper markets, convenience stores, online stores, etc. Amongst these, super markets and hyper markets represent the biggest distribution channel across the region as they offer various products in different range of prices and brands.
  • Region-wise, UAE currently holds the largest share of the GCC cat food market on account of a large cat population and a rising demand for premium products. In addition to this, many residential buildings, restaurants and public spaces have started allowing the entry of pets, such as cats and dogs, etc., inside the premises which has further propelled the demand for cat food across the region. UAE is followed by Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain.
  • The competitive landscape of the market has also been analysed in the report covering the market structure and the profiles of the key players operating in this market.


GCC Cat Food Market By Region

This report provides a deep insight into the GCC cat food market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from a macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the GCC cat food market in any manner.

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the GCC cat food market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What are the key regions in the GCC cat food market?
  • Which are the popular product types in the GCC cat food market?
  • What are the key ingredients in the GCC cat food market?
  • What are the major distribution channels in the GCC cat food market?
  • What are the price trends of cat food?
  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the GCC cat food market?
  • What are the key driving factors and challenges in the GCC cat food market?
  • What is the structure of the GCC cat food market and who are the key players?
  • What is the degree of competition in the GCC cat food market?
  • How is cat food manufactured?

1    Preface
2    Scope and Methodology

    2.1    Objectives of the Study
    2.2    Stakeholders
    2.3    Data Sources
        2.3.1    Primary Sources
        2.3.2    Secondary Sources
    2.4    Market Estimation
        2.4.1    Bottom-Up Approach
        2.4.2    Top-Down Approach
    2.5    Forecasting Methodology
3    Executive Summary
4    Introduction

    4.1    Overview
    4.2    Key Industry Trends
5    GCC Cat Food Market
    5.1    Market Overview
    5.2    Market Performance
    5.3    Market Breakup by Product Type
    5.4    Market Breakup by Ingredient Type
    5.5    Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
    5.6    Market Breakup by Region
    5.7    Market Forecast
    5.8    SWOT Analysis
        5.8.1    Overview
        5.8.2    Strengths
        5.8.3    Weaknesses
        5.8.4    Opportunities
        5.8.5    Threats
    5.9    Value Chain Analysis
        5.9.1    Overview
        5.9.2    Research and Development
        5.9.3    Raw Material Procurement
        5.9.4    Manufacturing
        5.9.5    Marketing
        5.9.6    Distribution
        5.9.7    End-Use
    5.10    Porters Five Forces Analysis
        5.10.1    Overview
        5.10.2    Bargaining Power of Buyers
        5.10.3    Bargaining Power of Suppliers
        5.10.4    Degree of Competition
        5.10.5    Threat of New Entrants
        5.10.6    Threat of Substitutes
    5.11    Price Analysis
        5.11.1    Price Trends
        5.11.2    Price Indicators
        5.11.3    Margins Analysis
6    Market Breakup by Product Type
    6.1    Dry Food
    6.2    Wet and Canned Food
    6.3    Snacks and Treats
7    Market Breakup by Ingredient Type
    7.1    Animal Derivatives
    7.2    Plant Derivatives
    7.3    Cereals Derivatives
    7.4    Others
8    Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
    8.1    Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
    8.2    Convenience Stores
    8.3    Online Stores
    8.4    Others
9    Market Breakup by Region
    9.1    UAE
    9.2    Saudi Arabia
    9.3    Kuwait
    9.4    Qatar
    9.5    Oman
    9.6    Bahrain
10    Competitive Landscape
    10.1    Market Structure
    10.2    Key Players
    10.3    Profiles of Key Players
11    Cat Food Manufacturing Process
    11.1        Product Overview
    11.2        Detailed Process Flow
    11.3        Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
    11.4        Mass Balance and Raw Material Requirements
12    Project Details and Requirements
    12.1        Land Requirements 
    12.2        Construction Requirements 
    12.3        Plant Machinery
    12.4        Raw Material Requirements 
    12.5        Packaging Requirements 
    12.6        Transportation Requirements 
    12.7        Utility Requirements 
    12.8        Manpower Requirements 
    12.9       Other Capital Investments

List of Figures

Figure 1: GCC: Cat Food Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
Figure 2: GCC: Cat Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010-2017
Figure 3: GCC: Cat Food Market: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2017
Figure 4: GCC: Cat Food Market: Breakup by Ingredient Type (in %), 2017
Figure 5: GCC: Cat Food Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2017
Figure 6: GCC: Cat Food Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2017
Figure 7: GCC: Cat Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Figure 8: GCC: Cat Food Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 9: GCC: Cat Food Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 10: GCC: Cat Food Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 11: GCC: Cat Food Market: Average Prices (in US$/Ton), 2010 & 2017
Figure 12: GCC: Cat Food Market: Average Price Forecast (in US$/Ton), 2018- 2023
Figure 13: GCC: Cat Food Market Price Structure Analysis (in %)
Figure 14: GCC: Dry Cat Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 15: GCC: Wet and Canned Cat Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 16: GCC: Snacks and Treat Cat Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 17: GCC: Cat Food Market: Ingredients Derived from Animal (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 18: GCC: Cat Food Market: Ingredients Derived from Plant (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 19: GCC: Cat Food Market: Ingredients Derived from Cereals (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 20: GCC: Cat Food Market: Other Ingredients (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 21: GCC: Cat Food Market: Sales through Supermarket and Hypermarket: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 22: GCC: Cat Food Market: Sales through Convenience Stores: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 23: GCC: Cat Food Market: Sales through Online Stores: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 24: GCC: Cat Food Market: Sales through Other Distribution Channel: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 25: UAE: Cat Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 26: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 27: Kuwait: Cat Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 28: Qatar: Cat Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 29: Oman: Cat Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 30: Bahrain: Cat Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023

List of Tables

Table 1: GCC: Cat Food Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2023
Table 2: GCC: Cat Food Market Forecast: Breakup by Product Type (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 3: GCC: Cat Food Market Forecast: Breakup by Ingredient Type (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 4: GCC: Cat Food Market Forecast: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 5: GCC: Cat Food Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 6: GCC: Cat Food Market Structure
Table 7: GCC: Cat Food Market: Key Players


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