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 | Aug 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Dry Pet Food Production market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Big Heart Pet Brands Big Heart Pet Brands market share
Colgate-Palmolive Company Colgate-Palmolive Company market share
Mars Inc. Mars Inc. market share
Nestle Nestle market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

For those with pets, pet food becomes indispensable in maintaining an 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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Dry Pet Food Production industry faces moderate barriers to entry. While there is no specific legislation or regulations barring the entry of new firms, high competition, capital costs and concentration makes it difficult for new firms to succeed. In general, small new firms in this industry have difficulty abiding by government regulations and finding a niche market where they can be competitive.

Dry pet food production requires considerable food-processing machinery, such as industrial-grade dehydrators, extruders and coolers. Most food products have low per-unit values, making economies of scale necessary to minimize average production costs... 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 foodOther dry pet food
Industry Activities
Manufacturing dry cat foodManufacturing dry dog foodManufacturing other dry pet food

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