Pet Food Market Report and Forecast 2017–2022


Pet food is defined as any commercial feed that is prepared and distributed for consumption by pets. It is usually specific to the type of animals such as dog food, cat food, etc. Leftovers from the human industry may also be used in pet food through a process called rendering. During 2009-2016, the global pet food market grew at a CAGR of around 5%. The market is currently being driven by increasing consumer concern towards their pet’s health which has led to increased consumer spending on nutritious pet food. Moreover, convenient packaging is also stimulating the growth of the pet food market. This report by Expert Market Research entitled “Pet Food Market Report and Forecast 2017–2022” provides a comprehensive analysis for anyone who plans to foray into the pet food market.

Historical market trends for the global pet 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 pet food market into the following major countries – the United States, Brazil, Japan, Unites Kingdom, France and Others. The Unites States currently represents the largest market. On the basis of the product type, the global pet food market has been segmented as dog food, cat food and others. Dog food represents the popular category among pet food.

The value chain analysis of the pet food industry 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 analysing factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitutes and new entrants. A thorough evaluation of the competitive landscape of the pet food industry has also been provided. Some of the key players in this market include Mars PetCare Inc., Nestle Purina PetCare, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Big Heart Pet Brands and others.

This report provides an exhaustive insight for setting-up and running a pet food manufacturing plant. Factors such as land requirement, construction requirement, raw material requirement, labour 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 pet food market?
  • Which are the biggest markets (regions) for pet food?
  • What are the major types of pet food? Which are the most popular?
  • Who are the key players in the pet food market?
  • What are the land and construction requirements to start a pet food manufacturing plant?
  • What are the machinery requirements to start a pet food manufacturing plant?
  • How is pet food priced? What are the profit margins at various stages of the supply chain?
  • What is the total capital investment required to start a pet food manufacturing plant?
  • What are the running costs of a pet food manufacturing plant?
  • How much revenue can a pet 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 pet food industry. They included manufacturers, distributors, end users, consultants, marketing professionals, researchers, etc. Primary research accounted for the bulk of the research efforts, complemented 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.

Chapter 1    Preface    
1.1    Research Methodology and Market Definitions    
1.2    Introduction    
1.3    Report Summary    
Chapter 2    Global Pet Food Market: Industry Overview    
2.1    Key Factors Driving Pet Food Industry    
2.2    Market Trends    
2.3    Market Breakup by Type    
2.3.1    Dog Food    
2.3.1.1    Market Trends    
2.3.1.2    Market Outlook    
2.3.2    Cat Food    
2.3.2.1    Market Trends    
2.3.2.2    Market Outlook    
2.4    Market Breakup by Region    
2.4.1    United States    
2.4.2    Brazil    
2.4.3    Japan    
2.4.4    UK    
2.4.5    France    
2.4.6    Others    
2.5    Imports and Exports    
2.5.1    Global Dog and Cat Food Exports Breakup by Country    
2.5.2    Global Dog and Cat Food Imports Breakup by Country  
2.6    SWOT Analysis
2.6.1    Strengths
2.6.2    Weaknesses
2.6.3    Opportunities
2.6.4    Threats  
2.7    Value Chain Analysis    
2.8    Market Outlook    
Chapter 3    United States Pet Food Market    
3.1    Market Trends    
3.2    Market Breakup by Type    
3.2.1    Dog Food Market    
3.2.1.1    Market Trends    
3.2.1.2    Market Outlook    
3.2.1.3    Market Breakup by Type    
3.2.2    Cat Food Market    
3.2.2.1    Market Trends    
3.2.2.2    Market Outlook    
3.2.2.3    Market Breakup by Type    
3.3    Market Breakup by Key Players    
3.4    Imports and Exports    
3.4.1    United States: Dog and Cat Food Exports Breakup by Country    
3.4.2    United States: Dog and Cat Food Imports Breakup by Country    
3.5    Market Outlook    
Chapter 4    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    
Chapter 5    Competitive Landscape    
5.1    Competitive Structure    
5.2    Market Breakup by Key Players    
5.3    Key Player Profiles    
5.3.1    Mars Petcare Inc.    
5.3.2    Nestle Purina PetCare    
5.3.3    Hill’s Pet Nutrition    
5.3.4    Big Heart Pet Brands    
5.3.5    Others    
5.3.6    Recent Mergers and Acquisitions    
Chapter 6    Setting Up a Pet Food Manufacturing Plant    
6.1    Key Success and Risk Factors for Manufacturing Pet Food    
6.2    Products Manufactured    
6.3    Manufacturing Process Involved    
6.4    Process Flow    
6.5    Raw Material Requirements and Mass Balance    
6.5.1    Dog Food    
6.5.2    Cat Food    
Chapter 7    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    
Chapter 8    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    
Chapter 9    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    
Chapter 10    United States: Rules and Regulations on Pet Food Labelling    


List of Figures

Figure 2 1: Global Pet Food Market: Sales Value Trend (in USD Billion), 2009-2016    
Figure 2 2: Global Pet Food Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2016    
Figure 2 3: Global Dog Food Market: Sales Value Trend (in USD Billion), 2009-2016    
Figure 2 4: Global Dog Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in USD Billion), 2017-2022    
Figure 2 5: Global Cat Food Market: Sales Value Trend (in USD Billion), 2009-2016    
Figure 2 6: Global Cat Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in USD Billion), 2017-2022    
Figure 2 7: Global Pet Food Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2016    
Figure 2 8: Global Dog and Cat Food: Export Volume Breakup by Country (in %), 2016    
Figure 2 9: Top Exporting Countries: Dog and Cat Food: Export Volume Trend (in Tons), 2009-2016    
Figure 2 10: Global Dog and Cat Food: Import Volume Breakup by Country (in %), 2016    
Figure 2 11: Top Importing Countries: Dog and Cat Food: Import Volume Trend (in Tons), 2009-2016    
Figure 2 12: Global Pet Food Market: Value Chain Analysis    
Figure 2 13: Global Pet Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in USD Billion), 2017-2022    
Figure 3 1: United States Pet Food Market: Sales Value Trend (in USD Billion), 2009-2016    
Figure 3 2: United States Pet Food Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2016    
Figure 3 3: United States Dog Food Market: Sales Value (in USD Billion), 2009-2016    
Figure 3 4: United States Dog Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in USD Billion), 2017-2022    
Figure 3 5: United States Dog Food Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2016    
Figure 3 6: United States Cat Food Market: Sales Value Trend (in USD Billion), 2009-2016    
Figure 3 7: United States Cat Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in USD Billion), 2017-202    
Figure 3 8: United States Cat Food Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2016    
Figure 3 9: United States Pet Food Market: Key Players Market Share (in %), 2016    
Figure 3 10: United States Dog and Cat Food: Export Volume Breakup by Country (in %), 2016    
Figure 3 11: United States Dog and Cat Food: Export Volume Trends of Major Countries (in Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 3 12: United States Dog and Cat Food: Import Volume Breakup by Country (in %), 2016    
Figure 3 13: United States Dog and Cat Food: Import Volume Trends of Major Markets (in Tons), 2009-2016    
Figure 3 14: United States Pet Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in USD Billion), 2017-2022    
Figure 5 1: Global Pet Food Market: Key Players Market Share (in %), 2016    
Figure 6 1: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Various Types of Unit Operations Involved    
Figure 6 2: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Detailed Process Flow    
Figure 6 3: Dog Food Manufacturing Plant: Conversion Rates of Feedstock    
Figure 6 4: Cat Food Manufacturing Plant: Conversion Rates of Feedstock    
Figure 7 1: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Capital Costs (in %)    
Figure 8 1: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Packaging of Dog and Cat Food    
Figure 9 1: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Production Costs (in %)    

List of Tables

Table 2 1: Global Dog and Cat Food: Export Data of Major Countries, 2016    
Table 2 2: Global Dog and Cat Food: Import Data of Major Countries, 2016    
Table 3 1: United States Dog and Cat Food: Export Data of Major Countries, 2016    
Table 3 2: United States Dog and Cat Food: Import Data of Major Countries, 2016    
Table 5 1: Global Pet Food Market: Mergers and Acquisitions, 2015 and 2016    
Table 7 1: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Capital Costs (in USD)    
Table 7 2: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Land Requirements and Costs (in USD)    
Table 7 3: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Construction Requirements and Costs (in USD)    
Table 7 4: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Machinery Requirements and Costs (in USD)    
Table 7 5: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Spare Parts Required for Various Machinery    
Table 7 6: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Other Capital Costs (in USD)    
Table 8 1: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Raw Material Requirements and Costs (in Tons/Year)    
Table 8 2: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Labour Requirements and Costs (in USD)    
Table 8 3: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Power Consumption (in KWh)    
Table 8 4: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Utility Requirements and Costs (in USD)    
Table 8 5: Overview of Financial Support    
Table 9 1: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Various Techno-Economic Parameters    
Table 9 2: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Income Projections (in USD)    
Table 9 3: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Expenditure Projections (in USD)    
Table 9 4: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis (Without Considering Taxes)    
Table 9 5: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis (On Considering Taxes)    

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