12 reports

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

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

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

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 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

The ongoing pandemic and the “new normal” have continued to influence the cat population and subsequent demand for cat food in Germany going into 2022. Since March 2020, home seclusion and social isolation have led more people to consider the purchase of a cat, leading to growth in the cat population. More specifically, there is also a shift...

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

Dog food in Poland witnessed little major, disruptive innovation at the end of the review period. Companies instead preferred to introduce relatively non-impactful products, which would attract the attention of consumers and keep them loyal to the brand, as well as drawing interest in prepared dog food. Dog Food in Poland report offers...

  • Dog Food
  • Poland
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Fuel Sales

Cat food in Bulgaria continues to see healthy growth in 2022 both in value and volume terms. While growth is benefiting from the increasing cat population it is also benefiting from the growing number of people switching to using prepared food. Even stray cats are now being fed more often with economy dry cat food, which is readily available...

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

Sales of dog food in Bulgaria continue to see strong growth in value and volume terms in 2022. Stronger value growth is mainly due to the price increases being seen as a result of high inflation and an increase in transportation costs. In addition, a jump in the cost of the raw materials used in some economy dry food products has also created...

  • Dog Food
  • Bulgaria
  • 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