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The global pet food market reached a value of US$ 112.87 Billion in 2021. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 154.04 Billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.42% during 2022-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.
Over the years, the growing number of pet-owners has resulted in an extensive demand for pet food. Research and studies conducted by the manufacturers have also increased their knowledge of pet nutrition. In-line with this, they are now offering products which ensure palatability and meet the nutritional requirements of pets. Moreover, several pet food associations and federations have introduced strict legislation for the manufacturers to produce safe and high-quality pet food.
As pet food helps in combating skin allergies and infections as well as improving the overall health and life expectancy of pets, the owners are increasingly looking for pet food products that address these health concerns. Manufacturers are also introducing products specific to the breed, age and size of pets in smaller, disposable, single-serve containers in order to offer convenience to both the pets and owners. Apart from this, pet food companies are developing organic variants which are made using ingredients that are grown without the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, hormones or antibiotics. This has increased consumer’s interest in natural formulations, thereby increasing the potential of the companies to further diversify their offerings.
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global pet food market, along with forecasts at the global and regional level from 2022-2027. Our report has categorized the market based on pet type, product type, pricing type, ingredient type and distribution channel.
Breakup by Pet Type:
On the basis of pet type, the market is segmented into dog food, cat food and others. Currently, dog food dominates the market due to increasing dog ownership coupled with the rising pet humanization trend across the globe.
Breakup by Product Type:
Based on product type, dry pet food represents the most popular product type as it is more affordable and has a long-standing market presence. Dry pet food is followed by wet and canned pet food, and snacks and treats.
Breakup by Pricing Type:
The market is also categorized on the basis of pricing into mass products and premium products. Amongst these, mass products account for the majority of the global sales.
Breakup by Ingredient Type:
On the basis of ingredient type, the report finds that animal derived pet food is the leading segment, followed by plant derived pet food.
Breakup by Distribution Channel:
Based on distribution channel, supermarkets and hypermarkets currently hold the largest share as they offer convenience to the consumers. They are followed by specialty stores, online stores and others. Among all the distribution channels, online stores are expected to exhibit a strong growth in the coming years.
Region-wise, North America enjoys the leading position in the global pet food market on account of the growing pet adoption rate in the region. Other major regions include Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa.
The market is highly fragmented with the presence of numerous small and large manufacturers who compete in terms of prices and quality. Some of the leading players operating in the market are:
This report provides a deep insight into the global pet food industry covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from 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. The report also provides a comprehensive analysis for setting up a pet food manufacturing plant. The study analyses the processing and manufacturing requirements, project cost, project funding, project economics, expected returns on investment, profit margins, 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 pet food industry in any manner.
|Base Year of the Analysis||2021|
|Units||US$ Billion, Million Tons|
|Segment Coverage||Pet Type, Product Type, Pricing Type, Ingredient Type, Distribution Channel, Region|
|Region Covered||Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa|
|Companies Covered||Mars Petcare Inc., Nestlé Purina Pet Care (Nestlé SA), Hill's Pet Nutrition and The J.M. Smucker Company|
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The global pet food market was valued at US$ 112.87 Billion in 2021.
We expect the global pet food market to exhibit a CAGR of 5.42% during 2022-2027.
The emerging trend of pet humanization, along with growing consumer concerns towards pet health, are primarily driving the global pet food market.
The sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to the changing consumer inclination from conventional brick-and-mortar distribution channels towards online retail platforms for the purchase of pet food.
Based on the pet type, the global pet food market can be segmented into dog food, cat food, and others. Currently, dog food holds the majority of the total market share.
Based on the product type, the global pet food market has been divided into dry pet food, wet and canned pet food, and snacks and treats. Among these, dry pet food currently exhibits a clear dominance in the market.
Based on the pricing type, the global pet food market can be categorized into mass products and premium products. Currently, mass products account for the majority of the global market share.
Based on the ingredient type, the global pet food market has been segregated into animal derived and plant derived, where animal derived pet food currently holds the largest market share.
Based on the distribution channel, the global pet food market can be bifurcated into supermarkets and hypermarkets, specialty stores, online stores, and others. Currently, supermarkets and hypermarkets exhibit a clear dominance in the market.
On a regional level, the market has been classified into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa, where North America currently dominates the global market.
Some of the major players in the global pet food market include Mars Petcare Inc., Nestlé Purina Pet Care (Nestlé SA), Hill's Pet Nutrition, The J.M. Smucker Company, etc.
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