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The Europe pet food market is projected to witness a CAGR of 4.5% during the forecast period (2021-2026). The COVID-19 pandemic has far-reaching implications within the pet food supply chain. Although there has been a lot done to guarantee the stability and continuity of supply at points of sales, there have been new costs and obstacles to...

  • Pet Food
  • Europe
  • Online Retail Sales
  • Pet Food Sales

Pet Care in Austria

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Like many markets, pet care in Austria was strongly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 2021 started with another lockdown for Austrians, which meant that many leisure activities were no longer possible and more time was spent at home. As a result, many pets received more attention. In addition, the number of dogs and cats continued to rise,...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Austria
  • World
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Ukraine

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The outbreak of COVID-19 in Ukraine in early March 2020 coincided with a change of government, and the resultant disruption initially slowed the implementation of measures to contain the pandemic. Nonetheless, from 12 March all educational institutions in the country were closed – most did not reopen during the remainder of the academic year...

  • Cat Food
  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Ukraine
  • World
  • European Union
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Functional pet food Market by Pet (Dog, Cat, and Others), Source (Organic and Conventional), Application (Bone Health, Brain Health, Obesity, Heart Health and Others), and Distribution Channel (Pet Stores, Pharmacies, Veterinary clinics, Online Stores and Others): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021–2030 The...

  • Pet Food
  • World
  • APAC
  • Europe
  • China
  • India
  • Disposable Income

Whilst the pandemic has led to a rise in dog and cat ownership, there has been little change to bird, fish and small mammal ownership in recent years. Dogs and cats have been sought out because of the companionship they provide, which has been much needed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Birds, fish and small mammals often require more equipment...

  • Pet Food
  • Portugal
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Disposable Income

The COVID-19 pandemic had a positive impact on sales of other pet food as Greeks adopted more pets whilst spending more time at home. Demand for other pet food surged in 2020 and 2021 as consumers brought birds, fish and small mammals into their homes, transforming the fortunes of this category which had been struggling pre-pandemic. Other...

  • Pet Food
  • Greece
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Fish Sales

The main hinderance to the growth of other pet food in Ireland has been the stagnation seen within the pet population of small mammals, reptiles, fish and birds. While the dog and cat populations saw a sharp rise during the pandemic, this was not the case for the other pet population. This was largely because most people preferred to have...

  • Pet Food
  • Ireland
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Inflation Rate

Families with children showed an increased interest in adopting or buying pets during the pandemic as a way to cure the boredom and anxiety created by home seclusion. Mice and fish (mainly guppies or goldfish) are common choices in Hungary for new pet owners because their average lifespan is just 1-3 years. This short lifespan allows parents...

  • Pet Food
  • Hungary
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Inflation Rate

The growth in the dog and cat populations is also visible in terms of the bird, fish and small mammal/reptile populations in the Netherlands. While dogs and cats remain the most popular pets, small mammals like hamsters and rabbits are also very popular. These are mostly bought for children, as a first pet to learn to look after as they are...

  • Pet Food
  • Netherlands
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Health Insurance Claims

There was strongly boosted interest in buying or adopting small mammals during the lockdown of 2020 as consumers with young children purchased hamsters, furry dwarf rabbits, or guinea pigs to keep them amused. Such animals are relatively undemanding as well as cuddly and easy for children to handle. Last year, the small mammal population continued...

  • Pet Food
  • Czech Republic
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Danish pet food producer Natural Brande A/S, which is present in all pet food categories with its Arion brand, decided to withdraw from fish food sales in 2021. An ongoing decline in the pet fish population and strong competition from international brands led the company to re-evaluate the potential of fish food with it choosing to instead...

  • Pet Food
  • Denmark
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Fuel Sales

Other pet food market in Bulgaria witnessed moderate growth in retail volume terms in 2021, with this pattern continuing into 2022 as a growing number of owners switch to prepared food. Meanwhile value growth has been inflated by an increase in retail prices in 2022, with prices being impacted by rising transportation fees and an increase...

  • Pet Food
  • Bulgaria
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

As Slovaks sought out animal companionship during the pandemic, pet ownership of other pets also increased. Ownership of small mammals and fish saw particularly notable increases as these animals can help relieve everyday stresses and are relatively easy to care for. This growth in other pet population will continue to support sales of other...

  • Pet Food
  • Slovakia
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Energy Consumption

Other pet food is to witness only marginal current value growth levels in 2022, replicating the performance experienced in 2021. Unlike cats and dogs, small animals are increasingly receiving treats from their owners. Most commonly, rodents tend to receive more treats as they need to consume challenging textures to ensure proper dental care....

  • Pet Food
  • Sweden
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

Other pet food is dominated by small mammal/reptile food, with the number of such pets expanding steadily over the course of the review period. This stands in stark contrast to the bird and fish populations, which both fell during the review period as a whole. The rate of growth in the small mammal/reptile population peaked in 2020. Small...

  • Pet Food
  • Finland
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Birth Rate

Other pet food for birds, fish, small animals and reptiles in Poland is shared among several companies, with none of them having a standout lead. Four companies lead other pet food (Vitakraft Tuptus Sp zoo, Tropical Tadeusz Ogrodnik Co, PW Hobby Piotr Matuszewski, Spectrum Brands Poland Sp zoo) accounting for two-thirds of retail value sales....

  • Pet Food
  • Poland
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

Ownership of other pets in Romania is mainly concentrated in large urban areas and amongst higher-income households that can afford the expense of keeping other pets. Much of this is derived from their food as certain reptiles or fish within this category require specialist nutrition and owners are increasingly willing to splash out on this...

  • Pet Food
  • Romania
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Food Price

Other pet food is projected to continue to see declines in retail volume and current value sales across categories over 2022. However, the downward trajectory in other pet food predates the onset of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Italy. Indeed, the rate of sales decline tended to be slower in 2020 and 2021, compared with 2019, partly...

  • Pet Food
  • Italy
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

Unlike the cat and dog population, the other pet population in Belgium did not see such a significant increase in response to the COVID-19 crisis and as such demand for other pet food has remained more stable. Nevertheless, the category continues to see steady retail volume growth in 2022. Other Pet Food in Belgium report offers a comprehensive...

  • Pet Food
  • Belgium
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Direct Sales

PPI Other Pet Food in United Kingdom report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2017-2021, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors...

  • Pet Food
  • United Kingdom
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Expenditure

The pet populations of small mammals, reptiles, fish and birds, have remained relatively steady over the last 12 months, with slight increases for all categories except for fish and birds who continue to decline. The extra equipment necessary to keep these types of pets, as well as their lack of ‘cuddliness’ is likely contributing to this...

  • Pet Food
  • France
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Hypermarket Sales

As in dog food, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic boosted retail volume and current value growth rates in cat food in 2020 and 2021. As lockdowns and home seclusion saw consumers spend more time at home with their pets, there was a growing awareness and desire to ensure pet health and wellbeing. This translated into more frequent feeds and...

  • Cat Food
  • Netherlands
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

The dog population is expected to continue to increase in the Netherlands over 2022, with both the number and share of households owning a dog set to rise again, albeit gradually. While predicted to be slower than in 2020 and 2021, retail volume and current value sales are projected to continue on their upward trajectory in 2022. Dog...

  • Dog Food
  • Netherlands
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Economy cat food has witnessed the strongest growth over the review period as the pandemic has impacted disposable income. Rising demand for dry cat food has continued to strengthen ahead of other sub-categories since dry dog food is usually cheaper but also has a long shelf life. In fact, economy dry dog food was the strongest category in...

  • Cat Food
  • Greece
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Disposable Income

Dry dog food is the dominant choice for many dog owners in Greece accounting for over half of dog food sales by value in 2022. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, dry food has seen its popularity surge since it is the more economical choice for Greeks. During the pandemic, household expenditure was limited so consumers had the tendency to buy more...

  • Dog Food
  • Greece
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Disposable Income

Slovak people increasingly desired pet companionship after the COVID-19 virus hit the country in 2020 and they were advised to stay at home. During this time pet adoptions skyrocketed, and pet ownership became prevalent. While dogs remain the most popular pets overall, the cat pet population continued growing in 2021, though at a much slower...

  • Cat Food
  • Slovakia
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Average Time Online

The rate of growth in retail constant value sales (2022 prices) of cat food slowed significantly in 2022, as the boost to demand provided by the pandemic in 2020 (which led to an acceleration in the rate of growth in the country’s feline population) continued to fade. Wet cat food accounts for the bulk of value sales and is also more dynamic...

  • Cat Food
  • Finland
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Life Expectancy

In 2022, cat food is expected to see slower retail volume and current value growth as Sweden moves past the COVID-19 pandemic and stabilisation occurs to some extent. Nonetheless, cat food will continue to perform well with growth rates closer to pre-pandemic levels, underpinned by a rise in cat ownership since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic...

  • Cat Food
  • Sweden
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

The rate of growth in retail constant value sales (2022 prices) of dog food slowed slightly during 2022, with premiumisation remaining the dominant trend. More and more owners want the best nutrition for their dogs and are prepared to pay for it. There is a strong pet humanisation trend, which was accelerated by COVID-19 with people at home...

  • Dog Food
  • Finland
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Disposable Income

Rising dog ownership, which was triggered by greater time spent at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, continues to spearhead growth in dog food in 2022. In 2021 alone, Sweden exceeded the registered dog count by more than a million with a record number of new puppies and dogs entering new homes. This trend has had a favourable impact on dog...

  • Dog Food
  • Sweden
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales