Dog Food Market Report and Forecast 2017-2022


The history of dog food can be traced back to the mid-1800s when the world first saw food made specifically for dogs. Most of the dog food is made with feed grade (animal grade) ingredients and comes in either a dry form (also known as kibble), wet form or semi moist form. Usually, pet owners prefer dry food due to convenience and price.  During 2009-2016, the global dog food market grew at a CAGR of around 4%. The market is currently being driven by increasing awareness among dog owners about the need to feed their pet with quality nutritional food and concern for the health of their pets. This report by Expert Market Research, entitled “Dog Food Market Report and Forecast 2017-2022”, provides a comprehensive analysis for anyone who plans to foray into the dog food market.

Historical market trends for the dog food industry have been provided from 2009-2016 and forecasts have been presented till 2022. On a regional level, the report has segmented the global dog food market into the following regions – North America, South America, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East and Africa. North America currently represents the world’s largest dog food market, accounting for 38% of the total global sales. North America was followed by Western Europe and Asia Pacific. On the basis of product type, the global dog food market has been segmented as dry dog food, dog treats and wet dog food. For each of the dog food types, the report has provided both historical and future market trends.

The value chain analysis of dog food has also been covered in this report encompassing all the activities in the value chain such as procurement, manufacturing, sales and distribution.  Furthermore, the study assesses the market based on Porter’s five forces model, which evaluates the level of competition in the market by analyzing factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitutes and new entrants. A thorough evaluation of the competitive landscape of the dog food industry has also been provided. Some of the key players in this market include Mars, Nestle, Colgate-Palmolive, Hills Pet, etc.

This report provides an exhaustive insight for setting-up and running a dog food manufacturing plant. Factors such as land requirement, construction requirement, raw material requirement, labor requirement, machinery requirement, manufacturing process, utility requirement, total capital investment, total operating costs, prices, income projections, expenditure projections, profit margins, net present value, return on investment, payback period, etc. have been comprehensively covered in this report.

The following are the key questions answered by this report:

  • What are the market trends for the global dog food market?
  • Which are the biggest markets (regions) for dog food?
  • What are the major types of dog food? Which is the most popular?
  • Who are the key manufacturers in the dog food market?
  • What are the land and construction requirements to start a dog food manufacturing plant?
  • What are the machinery requirements to start a dog food manufacturing plant?
  • How is dog food priced? What are the profit margins at various stages of the supply chain?
  • What is the total capital investment required to start a dog food manufacturing plant?
  • What are the running costs of a dog food manufacturing plant?
  • How much revenue can a dog food manufacturing plant generate?

In order to prepare this research report, Expert Market Research conducted face to face and telephonic interviews with numerous industry participants in the dog food industry. They included manufacturers, distributors, end users, consultants, marketing professionals, researchers, etc. Primary research accounted for the bulk of the research efforts, complimented by an extensive secondary research. Secondary sources included annual reports, press releases, books, journals, white papers, newspapers, magazines, government sources and various proprietary databases.

Expert Market Research uses its comprehensive database of macroeconomic and industry specific data to produce its market forecasts. The initial baseline forecast is produced with the most recent market data. After an initial baseline forecast, all future macroeconomic and sector specific events and assumptions are taken into account to generate the final forecast.

Chapter1 Preface
1.1 Research Methodology and Market Definitions
1.2 Introduction
1.3 Report Summary
Chapter2 Global Pet Care Market: Industry Overview
2.1 Key Factors Driving the Pet Care Industry
2.2 Market Trends
2.3 Market Breakup by Type
2.4 Market Outlook
Chapter3 Global Dog Food Market: Industry Overview
3.1 Key Factors Driving the Dog Food Industry
3.2 Market Trends
3.3 Market Breakup by Region
3.3.1 North America
3.3.2 Europe
3.3.3 Asia Pacific
3.3.4 Middle East and Africa
3.3.5 South America
3.4 Market Breakup by Type
3.4.1 Dry Dog Food
3.4.2 Dog Treats
3.4.3 Wet Dog Food
3.5 SWOT Analysis
3.5.1 Strengths
3.5.2 Weaknesses
3.5.3 Opportunities
3.5.4 Threats
3.6 Value Chain Analysis
3.7 Imports and Exports
3.8 Market Outlook
Chapter4 Porters five forces Analysis
4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.4 Threat of Substitutes
4.5 Degree of Competition
Chapter5 Competitive Landscape
5.1 Competitive Structure
5.2 Market Breakup by Key Players
5.3 Key Player Profiles
5.3.1 Mars
5.3.2 Nestle
5.3.3 Colgate-Palmolive
5.3.4 Hills Pet
5.3.5 Iams (P&G)
5.3.6 Eukanuba (P&G)
5.3.7 Del Monte Foods
5.3.8 Diamond Pet Foods
5.3.9 Blue Buffalo
5.3.10 Heristo AG
5.3.11 Affinity Petcare SA
Chapter6 Setting Up a Dog Food Manufacturing Plant
6.1 Key Success and Risk Factors for Manufacturing Dog Food
6.2 Products Manufactured: Introduction and Specification
6.3 Manufacturing Process Involved
6.4 Process Flow
6.5 Raw Material Requirements and Mass Balance
Chapter7 Capital Investment
7.1 Land Requirements and Investment
7.2 Construction Requirements and Investment
7.3 Machinery Requirements and Investment
7.4 Other Capital Requirements and Investment
Chapter8 Operating Expenditures
8.1 Raw Material Requirements and Expenditures
8.2 Packaging Requirements and Costs
8.3 Labour Requirements and Costs
8.4 Transportation Requirements and Costs
8.5 Utility Requirements and Costs
8.6 Financial Support
8.7 Other Operating Expenditures
Chapter9 Project Economics
9.1 Techno-Economic Parameters
9.2 Product Pricing and Margins
9.3 Income Projections
9.4 Expenditure Projections
9.5 Taxation
9.6 Depreciation
9.7 Financial Analysis

List of Figures

Figure 2 1: Global Pet Care Market: Consumption Value Trend (in Billion USD), 2009-2016
Figure 2 2: Global Pet Care Market: Breakup by Pet Care Type (in %), 2016
Figure 2 3: Global Pet Care Market Forecast: Consumption Value (in Billion USD), 2017-2022
Figure 3 1: Global Dog Food Market: Consumption Value Trend (in Billion USD), 2009-2016
Figure 3 2: Global Dog Food Market: Consumption Volume Breakup by Region (in %), 2016
Figure 3 3: Global Dog Food Market: Growth Rates Across Various Regions (in %), 2016
Figure 3 4: Global Dog Food Market: Breakup by Dog Food Type (in %), 2016
Figure 3 5: Global Dog Food Market: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 3 6: Global Dog Food Market: Import Volume Breakup by Country (in %), 2016
Figure 3 7: Global Dog Food Market: Export Volume Breakup by Country (in %), 2016
Figure 3 8: Global Dog Food Market Forecast: Consumption Value (in Billion USD), 2017-2022
Figure 5 1: Global Pet Food Market: Breakup by Key Players (in %), 2016
Figure 6 1: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
Figure 6 2: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant:  Conversion Rate of Feedstocks
Figure 7 1: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Capital Costs (in %)
Figure 8 1: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Dog Food Packaging
Figure 9 1: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Operating Costs (in %)

List of Tables

Table 3 1: Global Dog Food Market: Import Volume of Major Countries (in Million Tons), 2016
Table 3 2: Global Dog Food Market: Export Volume of Major Countries (in Million Tons), 2016
Table 7 1: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Capital Costs (in USD)
Table 7 2: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Land Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 7 3: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Construction Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 7 4: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Machinery Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 7 5: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Other Capital Costs (in USD)
Table 8 1: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Raw Material Requirements and Costs (in Tons/Day)
Table 8 2: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Labour Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 8 3: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Utility Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 8 4: Overview of Financial Support
Table 9 1: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Various Techno-Economic Parameters
Table 9 2: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Income Projections (in USD)
Table 9 3: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Expenditure Projections (in USD)
Table 9 4: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis (Without Considering Taxes)
Table 9 5: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis (On Considering Taxes)

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