UAE Pet Food Market to Reach US$ 164.6 Million by 2032, Impelled by Rapid Adoption of Pets

April 13, 2023 | Retail

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled "UAE Pet Food Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity, and Forecast 2024-2032," the UAE pet food market reached a value of US$ 101.9 Million in 2023. Pet food is commercially prepared food intended for consumption by pets. Typically sold in supermarkets and pet stores, it is usually particular to the animal type, such as a dog or cat food. It is available in several forms that differ as per the processing methods used, the ingredients added, and the preservation methods. Pet food can also be classified per its nutrient content, the purpose for which they are formulated, and the quality of ingredients it contains. It can be further categorized as dry, wet, and semi-moist foods. In UAE, various foods have been developed to meet pet owners' specific needs, including natural and organic foods, raw food diets, and vegetarian products. 

UAE Pet Food Market Trends:

The market in UAE is majorly driven by the increasing empathy toward pets and the trend of pet humanization. In line with this, the rising adoption of pets and the growing demand for premium pet food are significantly contributing to the market growth. Apart from this, the escalating popularity of customized pet food products due to their efficiency in addressing particular pet conditions, such as obesity and dry skin, is catalyzing the market. Pet owners across the country are focusing on having better control over the ingredients utilized in the production of pet food products, which is expected to offer lucrative opportunities to brands or companies that produce specially formulated and customized pet food products. Besides, the inflating disposable income level of the individuals is encouraging them to spend on healthy and organic pet food products to aid their health, which is anticipated to favorably impact the market. Additionally, the easy availability of the product at affordable prices is providing a boost to the market. Some of the other factors driving the market growth include new product launches, the increasing focus on improving pet health and life expectancy, and the rising demand for dry pet food due to its convenience in terms of storage and feeding pets without creating a mess. On account of the factors above, the market is anticipated to reach a value of US$ 164.6 Million by 2032, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.3% during 2024-2032. 

Market Summary:

  • On the basis of the pet food type, the market has been categorized into dog food, cat food, and others. Among these, cat food represents the most popular pet food type.
  • Based on the product type, the market has been classified into dry food, wet and canned food, and snacks and treats. At present, dry food holds the largest market share.
  • Based on the ingredient type, the market has been segmented into animal derivatives, plant derivatives, cereal derivatives, and others. Currently, animal derivatives account for the largest market share.
  • Based on the distribution channel, the market has been categorized into supermarkets and hypermarkets, convenience stores, online stores, and others. Presently, convenience stores represent the leading distribution channel.
  • The competitive landscape of the market has been studied in the report with detailed profiles of the key players operating in the market.

Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Million
Segment Coverage Pet Food Type, Product Type, Ingredient Type, Distribution Channel
Customization Scope 10% Free Customization
Report Price and Purchase Option Single User License: US$ 3699
Five User License: US$ 4699
Corporate License: US$ 5699
Post-Sale Analyst Support 10-12 Weeks
Delivery Format PDF and Excel through Email (We can also provide the editable version of the report in PPT/Word format on special request)

About Us:

IMARC Group is a leading market research company that offers management strategy and market research worldwide. We partner with clients in all sectors and regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their businesses.

IMARC’s information products include major market, scientific, economic and technological developments for business leaders in pharmaceutical, industrial, and high technology organizations. Market forecasts and industry analysis for biotechnology, advanced materials, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, travel and tourism, nanotechnology and novel processing methods are at the top of the company’s expertise.

Contact Us:

134 N 4th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11249, USA
Americas:- +1 631 791 1145 | Africa and Europe :- +44-753-713-2163 | Asia: +91-120-433-0800

Need more help?

  • Speak to our experienced analysts for insights on the current market scenarios.
  • Include additional segments and countries to customize the report as per your requirement.
  • Gain an unparalleled competitive advantage in your domain by understanding how to utilize the report and positively impacting your operations and revenue.
  • For further assistance, please connect with our analysts.
UAE Pet Food Market to Reach US$ 164.6 Million by 2032, Impelled by Rapid Adoption of Pets
Purchase options

Benefits of Customization

Personalize this research

Triangulate with your data

Get data as per your format and definition

Gain a deeper dive into a specific application, geography, customer, or competitor

Any level of personalization

Get in Touch With Us

Phone: +1-631-791-1145


Phone: +91-120-433-0800


Phone: +44-753-713-2163


Client Testimonials

Aktive Services

IMARC made the whole process easy. Everyone I spoke with via email was polite, easy to deal with, kept their promises regarding delivery timelines and were solutions focused. From my first contact, I was grateful for the professionalism shown by the whole IMARC team. I recommend IMARC to all that need timely, affordable information and advice. My experience with IMARC was excellent and I can not fault it.

Read More
Greenfish S.A.

The IMARC team was very reactive and flexible with regard to our requests. A very good overall experience. We are happy with the work that IMARC has provided, very complete and detailed. It has contributed to our business needs and provided the market visibility that we required

Read More
Colruyt Group

We were very happy with the collaboration between IMARC and Colruyt. Not only were your prices competitive, IMARC was also pretty fast in understanding the scope and our needs for this project. Even though it was not an easy task, performing a market research during the COVID-19 pandemic, you were able to get us the necessary information we needed. The IMARC team was very easy to work with and they showed us that it would go the extra mile if we needed anything extra

Read More

Last project executed by your team was as per our expectations. We also would like to associate for more assignments this year. Kudos to your team.

Read More
Zee Media Corp. Ltd.

We would be happy to reach out to IMARC again, if we need Market Research/Consulting/Consumer Research or any associated service. Overall experience was good, and the data points were quite helpful.

Read More
Arabian Plastic Manufacturing Company Ltd.

The figures of market study were very close to our assumed figures. The presentation of the study was neat and easy to analyse. The requested details of the study were fulfilled. My overall experience with the IMARC Team was satisfactory.

Read More
Sumitomo Corporation

The overall cost of the services were within our expectations. I was happy to have good communications in a timely manner. It was a great and quick way to have the information I needed.

Read More
Hameln Rds

My questions and concerns were answered in a satisfied way. The costs of the services were within our expectations. My overall experience with the IMARC Team was very good.

Read More
Quality Consultants BV

I agree the report was timely delivered, meeting the key objectives of the engagement. We had some discussion on the contents, adjustments were made fast and accurate. The response time was minimum in each case. Very good. You have a satisfied customer.

Read More
TATA Advanced Systems Limited

We would be happy to reach out to IMARC for more market reports in the future. The response from the account sales manager was very good. I appreciate the timely follow ups and post purchase support from the team. My overall experience with IMARC was good.

Read More

IMARC was a good solution for the data points that we really needed and couldn't find elsewhere. The team was easy to work, quick to respond, and flexible to our customization requests.

Read More