Pet Food Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Pet Food Production Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Pet Care | Feb 2015

No treats: As input prices fall, operators will lower their prices, hurting revenue

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
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 that 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 nutrients.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Industry operators primarily produce pet food for dogs and cats, including dry food, wet food, treats and natural and organic food products. Some firms also produce food for other pets.

Dog food

Dry dog food, also known as kibbles, is the most popular variety of dog food, due to its affordability and convenience. Kibbles are typically produced by drying a mixture of animal protein, plant protein and carbohydrates. As a result of the drying process, kibbles can be stored at room temperature without spoiling, making them convenient for owners. However, dry dog food's market share has slightly declined over the past five years, as concerns regarding preservatives, animal nutrition and health caused consumers to turn to wet or natural dog foods... 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 treats
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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