63 reports

Pet Care in Spain

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Retail constant value sales (2022 prices) of pet care continued to expand at a robust rate during 2022, supported by a rising pet population and a greater propensity among owners to feed their pets prepared food. The pet humanisation trend is well established in Spain, but the pandemic has deepened it. The country has one of the lowest fertility...

  • Pet Care
  • Spain
  • Pet Products Sales
  • Pet Food Sales

Pet Care in Israel

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Due to global increases in the cost of raw materials, energy and transportation, as well as shortages of workers, manufacturers of pet food and pet products announced significant price increases early in 2022. These price increases affected all the categories of the pet care market. Although the rise in prices did not have a strong impact...

  • Pet Care
  • Israel
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Japan

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Pet food is set to continue to decline in retail volume terms in 2022, largely due to the declining dog population. An ageing population, an increasing number of dual-income and single-person households, coupled with cramped housing conditions, have created less favourable conditions for dog ownership, as dogs typically require people to commit...

  • Pet Care
  • Japan
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Brazil

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As 2020 ended, hope emerged in the face of COVID-19: vaccination. In January 2021, the first Brazilian citizen was immunised in the state of São Paulo. However, the slow pace of vaccination and the emergence of new variants meant that the worst impact of the disease was recorded in 2021. The vaccination campaign accelerated, and by the beginning...

  • Pet Care
  • Brazil
  • Pet Products Sales
  • Pet Food Sales

Pet populations, especially of dogs and cats, remained on an upward trajectory in 2021, as people continued to spend more time at home due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions. Pet populations are set to continue to rise across categories in 2022, thereby pushing demand for pet food and products. Pet Care in Netherlands report offers...

  • Pet Care
  • Netherlands
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Greece

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic there has been a big increase in pet adoptions and a shift in attitudes whereby Greek pet owners are now investing more in their pet’s health and wellbeing. The lockdown itself brought pets closer to humans, raising their profile in family life and attracting a bigger portion of consumer expenditure. Moreover, as...

  • Pet Care
  • Greece
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Norway

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Pet care retail constant value sales (2021 prices) continued to expand at a robust pace in 2022 – albeit at a significantly slower pace than in either 2020 or 2021, when COVID-19 provided a boost to both the pet population and deepened the pet humanisation trend, as lockdown restrictions meant that their owners spent more time with them. This...

  • Pet Care
  • Norway
  • Pet Products Sales
  • Pet Food Sales

Pet Care in Denmark

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Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 the dog and cat population in Denmark had been in decline, but during the pandemic this trend was reversed with home seclusion encouraging more people to get a pet. This trend continued into 2021 with even more households welcoming a dog or cat into their home. More time at home during 2020 and 2021 meant...

  • Pet Care
  • Denmark
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Finland

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After surging to its highest rate in more than a decade during 2020, the rate of growth pet care retail constant value sales (2022 prices) slowed significantly in 2021, and this trend continued into 2022. More and more owners want the best nutrition for their pets and are prepared to pay for it. Pet Care in Finland report offers a comprehensive...

  • Pet Care
  • Finland
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Sweden

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The Swedish pet population continued to reach new highs in 2021 driven by a substantial increase in dogs and cats, thus providing a strong foundation for the development of pet care in 2022. Pet care in Sweden has moved back to similar growth patterns witnessed before the COVID-19 pandemic, with retail volume and current value growth rising...

  • Pet Care
  • Sweden
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Hungary

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The ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic put the brakes on the premiumisation trend in 2021, however this long-term trend has not disappeared. In addition, more innovations were seen on the market with companies putting their money on owners showing growing concern for the health and wellbeing of their pets. Another noticeable trend was...

  • Pet Care
  • Hungary
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Poland

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Pet care in Poland continues to build on the strong gains seen during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2022. The main reason for this is the increase seen in Poland’s pet population, with many people choosing to adopt a pet during 2020 and 2021 due to the boredom and loneliness created by home confinement. While this accounts for the volume growth...

  • Pet Care
  • Poland
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Portugal

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Pet care products are seeing steady retail volume and current value sales growth in 2022 in line with rising pet ownership of dogs and cats. Although interest in other pets such as birds and fish is largely stagnant it is not having an adverse impact on the category overall. The pet humanization trend is putting a bigger emphasis on the health...

  • Pet Care
  • Portugal
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Ireland

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Irish pet care saw a boom in sales in 2020 following the outbreak of COVID-19 and the category is set to see steady growth in current value terms in 2022. The pet population rose as a result of the home seclusion seen in response to the pandemic and has continued to stimulate sales across pet care in 2022. Ireland is well-known for the high-quality...

  • Pet Care
  • Ireland
  • Pet Products Sales
  • Pet Food Sales

Pet care in South Africa continues to record moderate growth, driven by increased pet ownership that occurred in 2020 following the emergence of the pandemic. While most categories are recording above inflation value growth, treats and economy segments of wet cat and dog food are particularly strong performers. Despite financial difficulties,...

  • Pet Care
  • South Africa
  • Pet Products Sales
  • Pet Food Sales

Having surged at almost a double-digit rate during 2020 in the midst of the pandemic, pet care retail constant value sales (2022 prices) slowed for the second year in a row during 2022. Cat food and cat litter remained the strongest performers, reflecting strong growth in Singapore’s feline population. Pet Care in Singapore report...

  • Pet Care
  • Singapore
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Thailand

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Thailand contended with a third wave of COVID-19 in 2021, which led case numbers to soar, with deaths climbing to double- and triple-digits a day in 2021. The Thai government’s initial response, which included a national lockdown and shutting the borders, helped limit the spread of infection. Lessons were also learned from the first and second...

  • Pet Care
  • Thailand
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

The pet care market in the Philippines is set to see continued growth in 2022 supported by a further healthy rise in pet adoption. The home-orientated lifestyles characteristic of the COVID-19 crisis are expected to endure following a spike in cases of COVID-19 in January 2022, with consumers remaining interested in acquiring pets to relieve...

  • Pet Care
  • Philippines
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

In the wake of bulk- and panic-buying, coupled with the surges in the pet population seen in 2020, and to a lesser extent 2021, pet care in the UK is notably set to continue to see positive volume and current value performances in 2022. The growth rates are, however, expected to be less significant than those seen in 2021, with the return...

  • Pet Care
  • United Kingdom
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet food in Australia maintained growth in current value terms in 2021, and this is set to continue in 2022, as the premiumisation and humanisation trends continue to drive the industry. Consumers are feeding their pets premium products or mixing premium with mid-range products to ensure wholesome nutrition for their pets. The impact of premiumisation...

  • Pet Care
  • Australia
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Chile

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Following the emergence of the pandemic in March 2020, pet care in Chile experienced booming demand. Despite concerns of increasing price sensitivity as a result of the economic crisis, pet care experienced important growth as the population of pets further increased, and owners strengthened bonds with their pets. Pet Care in Chile...

  • Pet Care
  • Chile
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Italy

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Overall, retail volume and current value growth rates over 2022 are projected to be in line with 2021 results, with a slight uptick in value terms and a very marginal slowdown in volume terms. Importantly, the pet population in Italy continues to grow. While the return to pre-Coronavirus (COVID-19) work and social norms has accelerated, many...

  • Pet Care
  • Italy
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Morocco

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Pet care in Morocco is growing at a moderate rate in 2022. The high pet adoption rates seen in 2020-2021 during the time of the pandemic have slowed down, with consumers showing price-sensitivity and focusing on the purchase of essential items. Pet Care in Morocco report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market...

  • Pet Care
  • Morocco
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Peru

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Pet care retail volume sales continued to expand at a robust pace in Peru during 2022, supported by rapidly expanding canine and feline populations and the deepening pet humanisation trend, which is leading more owners to feed their pets prepared food. However, the rate of growth in retail constant value sales (2022 prices) slowed significantly...

  • Pet Care
  • Peru
  • Pet Products Sales
  • Pet Food Sales

The pandemic has also provided a significant boost to demand for dog and cat treats and mixers. As pet owners spent more time with their pets, they built closer bond and treat them as friends or family members (even as ersatz children). Thus, pet treats are often given to their pets as reward and to spend more time together. Pet Care...

  • Pet Care
  • Indonesia
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Slovakia

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Pet care in Slovakia will continue to enjoy healthy value sales growth in 2022 thanks to the stable pet population and rising average prices. Unit prices have been driven up due to strong inflationary pressures from rising commodity prices and logistics costs, which have been passed onto consumers by retailers. Pet Care in Slovakia...

  • Pet Care
  • Slovakia
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

In 2021, Argentina registered a strong rebound in its GDP after a complicated 2020 during which economic growth was hindered by one of the longest COVID-19 quarantines in the world. Despite the strong recovery, the country’s GDP is still below pre pandemic levels. Inflation is one of the major problems in Argentina with it seeing a double-digit...

  • Pet Care
  • Argentina
  • Pet Products Sales
  • Pet Food Sales

Pet Care in Bulgaria

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Pet care in Bulgaria is growing at a healthy pace, partly due to it being a relatively underdeveloped area, with almost two-thirds of owners still feeding their cats and dogs non-prepared food. Furthermore, growth is also being fuelled by ongoing growth in the dog and cat population, with the home seclusion created by COVID-19 encouraging...

  • Pet Care
  • Bulgaria
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in Belgium

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Pet care in Belgium continues to develop at a rapid pace alongside changes in society. With the increasing number of single-person households in Belgium, pets are increasingly seen as a suitable companion. Dogs, cats and even smaller mammals such as rabbits are increasingly seen as a part of family, obtaining many of the privileges a child...

  • Pet Care
  • Belgium
  • Pet Food Sales
  • Pet Products Sales

Pet Care in France

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Humanisation and premiumisation trends continue to be key drivers in pet care in France. There has been a boom in pet ownership during the time of COVID-19, with people spending more time at home due to lockdowns and remote working diktats, and thus spending more time with their pets. This has led to pets increasingly being part of the family,...

  • Pet Care
  • France
  • Pet Products Sales
  • Pet Food Sales