Dry Pet Food Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Dry Pet Food Production Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Pet Care | Jul 2012

Getting petted: Revenue will revive as consumers return to purchasing pets and pet food

IBISWorld’s Dry Pet Food Production market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Colgate-Palmolive Company Colgate-Palmolive Company market share
Mars Inc. Mars Inc. market share
Nestle Nestle market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 07-12
Annual Growth 12-17
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Puppy love

For those with pets, pet food becomes indispensable in maintaining a animal's well-being. This factor kept revenue for dry pet food producers from falling drastically over the past five years. Revenue declines were the result of consumers refraining from purchasing new pets, causing a decline in the number of dogs and cats as pets in the United States. Over the next five years, consumers are expected to return to purchasing pets and pet food. In addition, wholesale bypass will allow dry pet food producers to sell products at lower prices directly to consumers, boosting demand for the industry.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Dry pet food production is similar to the production process of human food. For example, baking, canning (used for wet food), extrusion (used for dry food) and sous-vide (i.e. the process of partial cooking followed by vacuum-sealing and chilling) techniques are employed in both contexts. Dry pet food is made through numerous ways, including extrusion. The process of extrusion, also known as expansion, is similar to the process used in making breakfast cereals and is the most popular technique. Adapted in the 1950s, extrusion is a six-step process requiring mixing ingredients (e.g... purchase to read more


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What is the Dry Pet Food Production Industry?

This industry manufactures dry dog and cat foods, which are generally grain and oilseed based.

Industry Products
Dry dog foodDry cat food
Industry Activities
Manufacturing dry cat foodManufacturing dry dog food

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