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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 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.

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 Locations Chapter

Pet food production uses similar ingredients and processing machinery as human food production. Meat and meat by-products, grains and other carbohydrates are the primary ingredients used in pet food. Consequently, industry operators are located close to other food processing and meat processing facilities.

The Plains region contains the bulk of industry establishments, despite having a very small share of the overall population. This region is home to extensive corn, soybean and wheat fields, as well as processing facilities. Additionally, the majority of the country's cattle farms are located in the Plains region. Beef and beef by-products are often used to produce pet foods.

Other major pet food producing regions include the Great Lakes and West regions... 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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