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Pet Food Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Pet Food Production Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Pet Care | Mar 2014

Special treat: Though pet ownership growth will slow, demand for premium items will support growth

IBISWorld’s 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
$23bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
24,199
Businesses
245
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Pet Food Production industry is dominated by brands like Purina and Cesar, which are produced by Nestle and Mars, respectively. The industry produces a staple product for individuals who have cats and dogs; however, wet pet food is more expensive and can be easily substituted for cheaper dry pet food. When disposable income is higher, consumers often spend more money on their pets and purchase more of this product. Major players compete on price, quality, ingredients and.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Pet Food Production industry has a high level of capital intensity. Like most manufacturing industries, investments into automation machinery have failed to completely offset the cost of human labor. Human inputs remain necessary for tasks like quality control and visual inspection. In particular, research and development of new pet foods promising specific enhancements for animals (e.g. foods targeted by age or animal size) as well as foods boasting all-natural and organic ingredients require highly skilled engineers and chemists. Nevertheless, automation machinery is costly, which contributes to high capital intensity. In 2014, for every dollar spent on labor the industry is expected to spend $0.49 on capital investments... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Pet Food Production Industry?

This industry primarily manufactures dog and cat food. Common ingredients include grains, oilseed mill products and meat products. This industry concentrates on dry and semi-moist dog and cat foods in cans or packaged otherwise. Feed for livestock is excluded.

Industry Products
Dry dog foodDry cat foodWet dog foodWet cat foodDog treatsCat treatsNatural and organic pet food
 
Industry Activities
Producing dry dog foodProducing dry cat foodProducing natural and organic pet foodsProducing wet cat foodProducing dog treatsProducing wet dog foodProducing other dog and cat foodsProducing cat treats


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