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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 | Jan 2016

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
Revenue
$25bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.9%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
25,489
Businesses
244
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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

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

Pet food production requires considerable food processing machinery, such as industrial-grade dehydrators, extruders and coolers. New entrants into the market also need to obtain food processing facilities and warehouses, which further contribute to capital costs. In addition to capital, new entrants need to hire skilled workers, especially for pet food nutrition research... 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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