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The Saudi Arabia dog food market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 7% during 2021-2026. 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.
Dog food is specially formulated for dogs and other related canines and usually contains meat, corn, wheat, rice, vegetable oil, animal fat, bone meal, etc. Due to unfavourable climatic conditions, owning a dog was not feasible in Saudi Arabia. However, the trend of dog ownership has gained momentum over the years, supported by rising standards of living and increasing disposable incomes. Moreover, the owners treat their dogs like a member of the family and are willing to provide the best amenities for them. These factors have created a huge demand for dog food in Saudi Arabia.
The demand for premium dog food products with better nutrient content and palatability is increasing among the pet owners, thereby stimulating the market growth in the region. Further, in line with the changing needs of the consumers, the manufacturers are introducing product variants with innovative flavours. Apart from this, the dog owners are shifting towards online shopping as it negates geographical limitations and provides convenience. As a result of this, online retailing is rapidly emerging as one of the most preferred distribution channels in Saudi Arabia. In addition, various dog food companies have started focusing on attractive packaging as it plays an important role in creating a positive brand image and expanding the consumer-base.
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the Saudi Arabia dog food market, along with forecasts at the regional and country level from 2021-2026. Our report has categorized the market based on product type, ingredient and distribution channel.
Breakup by Product Tye:
Based on product type, the market has been segmented as dry food, wet and canned food, and snacks and treats. Currently, dry food dominates the market, holding the largest share.
Breakup by Ingredients:
On the basis of ingredients, animal derivatives represent the largest segment, followed by the plant and cereal derivatives.
Breakup by Distribution Channel
The market has also been segregated on the basis of distribution channel into supermarkets and hypermarkets, convenience stores and online stores. Amongst these, convenience stores hold the largest market share.
The competitive landscape of the Saudi Arabia dog food market has also been examined with some of the key players being Mars Petcare, Nestle, Hills and Del.
This report provides a deep insight into the Saudi Arabia dog food market 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. 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 dog food market in any manner.
We expect the Saudi Arabia dog food market to exhibit a CAGR of around 7% during 2021-2026.
The growing prominence of premium dog food products among the pet owners, with better nutrient content and palatability, is one of the key factors catalyzing the Saudi Arabia dog food market.
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 dog food in Saudi Arabia.
Based on the product type, the Saudi Arabia dog food market can be segmented into dry food, wet and canned food, and snacks and treats, where dry food currently holds the largest market share.
Based on the distribution channel, the Saudi Arabia dog food market has been divided into supermarkets and hypermarkets, convenience stores, and online stores. Among these, convenience stores currently exhibit a clear dominance in the market.
Based on the ingredients, the Saudi Arabia dog food market can be categorized into animal derivatives, plant derivatives, and cereal derivatives. Currently, animal derivatives account for the majority of the total market share.
Some of the major players in the Saudi Arabia dog food market include Mars Petcare, Nestle, Hills, and Del.
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