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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 Analysis Chapter

The Pet Food Production industry mainly concerns various types of dog and cat food manufacturing. Whole-grain corn and poultry products constitute major inputs for the industry's ingredients. In turn, prices for these commodities help dictate industry product prices and profit margins. Although pet-owning consumers form the majority of end users, the industry's major downstream markets consist of brick-and-mortar and online retailers and wholesalers that stock and supply pet foods, respectively.

Trends in pet ownership have favorably affected the industry since 2009. With increased ownership of dogs and cats among the US population, revenue is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 1.6% during the five years to 2014... 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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