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Major companies in the market include Mars Incorporated, Nestle S.A., Diamond Pet Foods Inc., J.M. Smucker Company, Colgate-palmolive co, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, General Mills, InVivo Animal Nutrition, and Health, Unicharm Corporation, and Ingredion Incorporated. The global pet food market is expected to grow from $76.69 billion in 2021...

  • Pet Food
  • World
  • Western Europe
  • Online Retail Sales

Major companies in the market include Cargill Incorporated, Nestle S.A., New Hope Liuhe Co. Ltd., Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL, Bunge Limited, Diamond Pet Foods Inc., Mitsui, CJ Cheiljedang Corp, Land O’Lakes Inc, and J.M. Smucker Company. The global animal and pet food market is expected to grow from $348.7 billion in 2021 to $386.7...

  • Pet Food
  • World
  • Western Europe

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

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 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

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

While retail constant value sales (2022 prices) of other pet food did receive a boost from the pandemic in 2020, it was to a lesser extent than for either dog or cat food. This was mainly because owners are generally much less likely to anthropomorphise and indulge birds, fish, small mammals and reptiles. During 2020, snacks and supplements...

  • Pet Food
  • Norway
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Food Production

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

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

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

KEY FINDINGS The Europe pet food market growth is anticipated to progress at a CAGR of 7.07% during the forecast period, 2022-2030. The rising trend of premium and sustainable offerings provides growth opportunities. MARKET INSIGHTS Germany, Poland, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, Italy, Belgium,...

  • Pet Food
  • Pet Supply
  • Specialty Store
  • Europe

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

After a stellar 2020, when pandemic restrictions boosted demand, the rate of growth in retail constant value sales (2022 prices) of cat food decelerated sharply in 2021 and continued to slow during 2022. Premiumisation remained the main driver of growth, with premium brands like Farmina, which were once mainly sold through pet shops and veterinary...

  • Cat Food
  • Norway
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Retail Revenue

After a stellar 2020, when demand was boosted by a significant increase in the population of pet dogs in the context of pandemic restrictions, the rate of growth in retail constant value sales (2022 prices) of dog food decelerated sharply in 2021 and continued to slow during 2022. However, local consumers continued to switch to premium brands...

  • Dog Food
  • Norway
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Fertility Rate

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

While many countries turn to local production when looking for quality and sustainability, Danish pet owners value high quality cat food over domestic sourcing. While there are Danish pet food manufacturers like Kingsmoor which boast about locally caught fish for cat food, the average Dane still tends to choose the product which they perceive...

  • Cat Food
  • Denmark
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

With COVID-19 restrictions continuing to be utilised at various points in Denmark throughout 2021 this continued to support an ongoing rise in the number of people getting a puppy. However, it is worth noting that alongside this there was also an increase in the number of dog abandonments in 2021 and in early 2022 as employees gradually started...

  • Dog Food
  • Denmark
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Disposable Income