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Pet Food Ingredients Market By Products (Dry food, Wet/Canned food, Snacks/Treats, Nutritious Food) By Application (Dog, Cat) - Global size Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2018-2023.

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Report Overview

GLOBAL PET FOOD INGREDIENTS MARKET was valued at USD 31.11 Billion in the year 2017. The humanization of the pet food has increased usage of fruits & vegetables in form of blended premixes. Further addition of natural colors along with nutraceuticals health ingredients has also bought process & equipment challenges for the manufacturers.

Global Pet Food Ingredients Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.10% from 2018 to 2023. North America region holds the highest market share in 2017. Whereas Asia Pacific region is considered as the fastest growing market in the predicted period. The U.S. is the major market in 2017 at country level and it is further anticipated to grow at a steady pace in the next 5 years.

Mars Inc. (U.S), Colgate-Palmolive Co. (U.S), Uni-Charm Corp. (Japan), Nestle SA (Switzerland), Total Alimentos SA (Brazil) and Procter & Gamble Co (U.S)are some of the key players in the Global Pet  Food Market. Acquisitions, collaboration, and development of the innovative product are the main business strategy of the top players to gain market share.


             Surging pet population & rising cases of pet adoption

             Rising pet’s health and safety concern such as nutritional requirement, & energy production


             Difficult to stabilize the pet foods naturally without using any synthetic chemicals (e.g. sorbic acid).

             Delivery of Probiotics is a pending issue for pet foods. The lactic acid bacteria quickly die off on the outside of dry pet food, because of its high water activity.


             New protein sources for pet foods such as algae meal, insect meal as well fish proteins from the human food industry pose a strong opportunity.

             Usage of vegetable proteins have helped in meeting pet food nutritional demand


             Government regulations such as the introduction of the Food Modernization Safety Act Threats from substitute products

The global pet food industry is segmented based on pet type, food type, and geography. The dog segment holds the highest market share among all other types in pet type segment, in 2017 and is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the year 2018-2023. The reason being the adoption of dogs is comparatively higher than other pets globally.

On the other hand, pet food market by product is further segmented into dry food, Wet/Canned food, Snacks/Treats, Nutritious Food, and Others.

Key Benefits for Stakeholders

Pet food Manufacturers, Distributors, and Retailers

Natural food ingredient manufacturers

Food Processing and Packaging companies

Research and Consulting organization

Technology Standards Organizations, Forums, Alliances and Associations

End-use industries

Regulatory bodies

By Application            





Dry food

Wet/Canned food


Nutritious Food


By Region

North America




Key Market Players

1. Mars Inc. (U.S)          

2. Colgate-Palmolive Co. (U.S)   

3. Uni-Charm Corp. (Japan)        

4. Nestle SA (Switzerland)          

5. Total Alimentos SA (Brazil)

6. Procter & Gamble Co (U.S)                 

7. Wellpet LLC (U.S)                  

8. Blue Buffalo Co., Ltd (U.S)                  

9. Big Heart Pet Brands (U.S)                 

10. Diamond Pet Food Inc. (U.S) 

(A brief overview of another 13 companies is also provided)

Research Methodology:

Genesis Market Insights follows in-depth Research Methodology focused on reducing deviation in the collected data. GMI offers the most precise evaluations and projection for the market numbers. GMI engages following Market Engineering techniques –

  1. Raw Market Data is collected and compared with the Existing in-house Data on a broad front.
  2. Both Bottom-Up and Top-Down approaches are analyzed for segmenting and estimating measurable aspects of the market.
  3. To avoid bias, we filter the collected data collected from authenticated sources.
  4. GMI has a well proven Statistical Modeling System for estimates and forecasts.
  5. Further, the report findings are validated with the Industry Expert Panel on face to face or telephonic interviews.
  6. Panelists are approached from Leading Enterprises across the value chain including manufacturers, suppliers, technology providers, domain experts and buyers so as to validate a thorough and balanced market overview.

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Table Of Content

1. Introduction

1.1 Market Vision

       1.1.1 Market Definition

       1.1.2 Market Scope

1.2 Limitations

1.3 Stakeholders

2. Research Methodology

2.1. Research Process

       2.1.1. Secondary Research

    Key Data from Secondary Research

       2.1.2. Primary Research

    Key Data from Primary Research

    Breakdowns of Primary Interviews

2.2. Market Size Estimation

       2.2.1. Bottoms-Up Approach

       2.2.2. Top-Down Approach

       2.2.3. Annual Revenue Process

2.3. Data Triangulation 

2.4. Research Assumptions 

       2.4.1. Assumption

3. Executive Summary

4. Market Overview

4.1. Introduction

4.2. Drivers

4.3. Restraints

4.4. Opportunities

4.5. Challenges

4.6. Regulations

4.7. Supply Chain/Value Chain Analysis

4.8. Patent & Standards

5. Industry Trends

5.1. Introduction

5.2. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

       5.2.1. Threat of New Entrants

       5.2.2. Threat of Substitutes

       5.2.3. Bargaining Power of Buyers

       5.2.4. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

       5.2.5. Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

6. Pet Food Market by Application                  

6.1 Dog

6.2 Cat

6.3 Others

7. Pet Food Market by Product            

7.1 Dry food

7.2 Wet/Canned food

7.3 Snacks/Treats

7.4 Nutritious Food

7.5 Others

8 Geographical Analysis                                                         

8.1 Introduction                                    

8.2 North America                                             

            8.2.1 U.S.                                 

            8.2.2 Canada                            

            8.2.3 Mexico                             

8.3 Europe                                            

            8.3.1 Germany                          

            8.3.2 France                             

            8.3.3 U.K.                                 

            8.3.4 RoE (Spain, Italy, Sweden, Russia)                         

8.4 Asia Pacific                                      

            8.4.1 China                               

            8.4.2 India                                

            8.4.3 Japan                               

            8.4.4 Australia & New Zealand                            

            8.4.5 RoAPAC                           

8.5 RoW                                               

            8.5.1 Latin America                               

            8.5.2 Middle East and Africa

9. Company Profile                 

(Business Overview, Patents & Standards, Financial Overview*, Product Portfolio, Recent Developments)                 

9.1 Mars Inc.    

9.2 Colgate-Palmolive Co.          

9.3 Uni-Charm Corp.      

9.4 Nestle SA    

9.5 Total Alimentos SA   

9.6 Procter & Gamble Co

9.7 Wellpet LLC 

9.8 Blue Buffalo Co., Ltd

9.9 Big Heart Pet Brands

9.10 Diamond Pet Food Inc.       

(A brief overview of another 13 companies is also provided)

*Details Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies                         

10. Competitive Analysis                                                                    

  10.1 Introduction                                                                     

  10.2 Market Positioning of Key Players                                                              

  10.3 Competitive Strategies Adopted by Leading Players                                                  ‘

            10.3.1 Investments & Expansions                                   

                        10.3.2 New Product Launches                                         

                        10.3.3 Mergers & Acquisitions                                         

            10.3.4 Agreements, Joint Ventures, and Partnerships                    

11. Appendix                                                              

11.1. Questionnaire                                                       

11.2 Available Customizations                                                    

11.3 Upcoming Events (Trade Fair, Exhibitions, Conferences)


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