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The other pet population saw a strong boost in 2021 as more time was spent as home during the pandemic. While the other pet population is still set to grow in 2022, the rate of increase is set to slow slightly, as the “new normal” is starting to be seen in Germany as the pandemic restrictions ease. Comparatively, cats and dogs are still the...

  • Pet Food
  • Germany
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Time Devoted To Leisure

Other pet food has shown decline in sales over several years of the review period and continues to display negative volume growth in 2022, with the bird, fish and reptile populations all declining in Colombia, and dogs and cats being the much-preferred pets with these animals seen to offer more companionship and more fitting for the pet humanisation...

  • Pet Food
  • Colombia
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Food Production

Since the emergence of the pandemic, Chileans’ enthusiasm to adopt pets has increased significantly. The overall number of pets in 2020 experienced strong growth rates as a result of measures implemented by the local government to control the spread of the virus. Due to home seclusion, consumers had greater time to spend with their pets and...

  • Pet Food
  • Chile
  • Pet Food Sales
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number

Veterinary clinics remain the most important distribution channel for other pet food, with modern grocery retailers and pet shops accounting for most of the remainder. During 2020, there was a modest shift in distribution from veterinary clinics and pet shops to modern grocery retailers, as the former two channels were more affected by pandemic...

  • Pet Food
  • Peru
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Retail Revenue

Cat Food in Peru

825 990 650

Peru’s feline population rose by around a third between 2016 and 2022, while the proportion of owners feeding the cats prepared food rose steadily throughout the review period. By 2022, almost a quarter of Peruvian homes had a cat. These were the main drivers of robust growth in retail volume sales of cat food during 2022. Cat Food...

  • Cat Food
  • Peru
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Retail Revenue

Dog Food in Peru

825 990 650

Although the rate of growth in retail volume sales of dog food slowed during 2022, it remained robust. Peru’s canine population expanded by almost a fifth (to just under five million) between 2016 and 2022, with more than half of households having a dog during the latter year (compared to less than a quarter with cats). Dog Food in...

  • Dog Food
  • Peru
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Retail Revenue

The pandemic has had a significant impact on a global level. Whilst being challenged by the many new variants that have emerged, many countries continue to experience economic instability and uncertainty. This situation directly affects pet care in Chile, as many products are imported. Since different countries worldwide are experiencing strong...

  • Cat Food
  • Chile
  • Pet Food Sales
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number

Local households are not only comprised of human members, as many Chileans also consider their pets as important members of the family. Over the review period, it became increasingly evident that a bond between pets and their owners was forming, through activities such as allowing their pets to share their bedroom, celebrating their birthdays...

  • Dog Food
  • Chile
  • Pet Food Sales
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number

Dog food continues to achieve positive growth in 2022, driven by an increasing number of dogs in Colombian households, that are more prone to adopt or buy a dog. In Colombia, through social networks like Facebook and Instagram, for example, it is very common to see people that have rescued dogs from abandonment and are looking for a new home...

  • Dog Food
  • Colombia
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

In 2017, pet care in Germany followed trends and developments from human-centred industries ever more closely. Smaller, independent manufacturers especially tended to pick up developments – even niche trends – from packaged food, health and wellness or even fashion, and translated them into products for pets. One of the larger trends was the...

  • Dog Food
  • Cat Food
  • Pet Food
  • Germany
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

The economic crisis in Venezuela continued to exert a major toll on the country’s pet care market over 2017-2018. Significantly reduced purchasing power, skyrocketing prices and massive product shortages meant that many consumers struggled to afford packaged pet food. This led some dog and cat owners to abandon their pets. However, abandonment...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Venezuela
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

The declining trend in other pet food volume sales persisted in 2018 as import barriers and shortages of key raw materials continued to have a negative impact on product supply. Difficult trading conditions also discouraged new launches by established companies and the entry of new players. The category’s performance was further undermined...

  • Pet Food
  • Venezuela
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Household Consumption Expenditure

Pet products contracted strongly in volume terms in 2018 as Venezuela’s economic crisis resulted in widespread product and raw material shortages, skyrocketing prices and the erosion of consumer purchasing power. The negative effects of the crisis were compounded by the fact that with the exception of pet healthcare, most product types in...

  • Pet Supply
  • Pet Food
  • Pet Care
  • Cat Food
  • Venezuela
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

2018 marked the fifth consecutive year of double-digit volume sales decline for cat food, with reduced product availability continuing to undermine the category’s performance. Importers and local manufacturers have faced major barriers in accessing foreign currency since 2016, resulting in significant shortages of cat food products. Some Venezuelans...

  • Cat Food
  • Venezuela
  • Pet Food Sales
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number

Prices rose dramatically across dog food towards the end of the review period, as Venezuela’s economic crisis made it impossible for companies to avoid passing rapidly escalating costs on to consumers. This situation was compounded by a steep drop in consumer purchasing power, which according to Venezuelan polling firm Datanálisis fell by...

  • Dog Food
  • Venezuela
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Agricultural Production