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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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
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
Revenue
$13bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
12,971
Businesses
131
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 - Industry Products Chapter

The dry pet food production process is similar to that 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 methods, 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. Adopted 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 foodOther dry pet food
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing dry cat foodManufacturing dry dog foodManufacturing other dry pet food


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