Pet Care in South Korea
May 2020

List OF CONTENTS AND TABLES

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Pet care sees continued positive performance as owners seek more premium products, but adversely impacted by new regulations regarding dog breeding
Sales of cat food continue to be influenced by adoption of strays
International and local players compete for lead of highly fragmented environment
E-commerce makes gains with product range and convenience
Further steady growth expected due to growth of pet pampering and rising ownership
MARKET INDICATORS
Table 1 Pet Populations 2015-2020
MARKET DATA
Table 2 Sales of Pet Food by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 3 Sales of Pet Care by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 4 Sales of Pet Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 5 Sales of Pet Care by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 6 NBO Company Shares of Pet Food: % Value 2015-2019
Table 7 LBN Brand Shares of Pet Food: % Value 2016-2019
Table 8 NBO Company Shares of Dog and Cat Food: % Value 2015-2019
Table 9 LBN Brand Shares of Dog and Cat Food: % Value 2016-2019
Table 10 Penetration of Private Label in Pet Care by Category: % Value 2015-2020
Table 11 Distribution of Pet Care by Format: % Value 2015-2020
Table 12 Distribution of Pet Care by Format and Category: % Value 2020
Table 13 Distribution of Dog and Cat Food by Format: % Value 2015-2020
Table 14 Distribution of Dog and Cat Food by Format and Category: % Value 2020
Table 15 Forecast Sales of Pet Food by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 16 Forecast Sales of Pet Care by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 17 Forecast Sales of Pet Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 18 Forecast Sales of Pet Care by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
DEFINITIONS
SOURCES
Summary 1 Research Sources
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
New regulations regarding dog breeding impact demand for food
Dog owners increasingly interested in healthier treat options
E-commerce gains importance as distribution channel for dog food
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Wooriwa benefits from extending range to include premium products
Royal Canin hit by Wooriwa’s rise, but invests in increasing segmentation
Natural Core adapts to pet owners’ changing requirements, Mars introduces clear plastic packaging for premium products
CATEGORY INDICATORS
Table 19 Dog Owning Households: % Analysis 2015-2020
Table 20 Dog Population 2015-2020
Table 21 Consumption of Dog Food by Prepared vs Non-prepared: % Analysis 2015-2020
CATEGORY DATA
Summary 2 Dog Food by Price Band 2020
Table 22 Sales of Dog Food by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 23 Sales of Dog Food by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 24 Sales of Dog Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 25 Sales of Dog Food by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 26 Sales of Dry Dog Food by Life-Cycle: % Value 2015-2020
Table 27 Sales of Wet Dog Food by Life-Cycle: % Value 2015-2020
Table 28 NBO Company Shares of Dog Food: % Value 2015-2019
Table 29 LBN Brand Shares of Dog Food: % Value 2016-2019
Table 30 LBN Brand Shares of Dog Treats: % Value 2016-2019
Table 31 Distribution of Dog Food by Format: % Value 2015-2020
Table 32 Forecast Sales of Dog Food by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 33 Forecast Sales of Dog Food by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 34 Forecast Sales of Dog Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 35 Forecast Sales of Dog Food by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Younger and single people increasingly prefer cats, which require less care than their canine counterparts
Pampering trend underpins popularity of cat treats
Growth of cat ownership among younger consumers contributes to increased use of e-commerce to make purchases
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Leading players see shares eroded as smaller competitors make gains
Eagle Vet benefits from existing consumer awareness, Harim aims for differentiation with super-premium offer
Ciao brand gains value share, wet products benefit from increased awareness among cat owners regarding health factors
CATEGORY INDICATORS
Table 36 Cat Owning Households: % Analysis 2015-2020
Table 37 Cat Population 2015-2020
Table 38 Consumption of Cat Food by Prepared vs Non-prepared: % Analysis 2015-2020
CATEGORY DATA
Summary 3 Cat Food by Price Band 2020
Table 39 Sales of Cat Food by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 40 Sales of Cat Food by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 41 Sales of Cat Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 42 Sales of Cat Food by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 43 Sales of Dry Cat Food by Life-Cycle: % Value 2015-2020
Table 44 Sales of Wet Cat Food by Life-Cycle: % Value 2015-2020
Table 45 NBO Company Shares of Cat Food: % Value 2015-2019
Table 46 LBN Brand Shares of Cat Food: % Value 2016-2019
Table 47 LBN Brand Shares of Cat Treats: % Value 2016-2019
Table 48 Distribution of Cat Food by Format: % Value 2015-2020
Table 49 Forecast Sales of Cat Food by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 50 Forecast Sales of Cat Food by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 51 Forecast Sales of Cat Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 52 Forecast Sales of Cat Food by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Fish and reptiles increasingly popular, birds less appealing as pets
Turtles and tortoises popular as pets, but there are concerns regarding poisonous creatures
Internet growth results in increasing awareness and availability
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
JBL consolidates leading position in other pet food
Convenience of e-commerce appeals to consumers, particularly for large pack sizes
Bricks and mortar outlets suffer as e-commerce gains popularity
CATEGORY INDICATORS
Table 53 Other Pet Population 2015-2020
CATEGORY DATA
Table 54 Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 55 Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 56 Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 57 Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 58 LBN Brand Shares of Bird Food: % Value 2016-2019
Table 59 LBN Brand Shares of Fish Food: % Value 2016-2019
Table 60 LBN Brand Shares of Small Mammal/Reptile Food: % Value 2016-2019
Table 61 Distribution of Other Pet Food by Format: % Value 2015-2020
Table 62 Forecast Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 63 Forecast Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 64 Forecast Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 65 Forecast Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Growth of cat ownership boosts demand for litter
Eagle Vet introduces probiotic offer for dogs
Recommendations from vets’ clinics carry weight among pet owners seeking supplements
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Sungbo Pet Healthcare gains share to take lead of fragmented environment, Sirius brand gains share and improves category position
Aekyung’s Whistle brand benefits from demand for convenience and cleanliness
Private label makes gains with comparable quality to branded products, and priority merchandising by retailers
CATEGORY DATA
Table 66 Sales of Pet Products by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 67 Sales of Pet Products by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 68 Sales of Pet Healthcare by Type: % Value 2015-2020
Table 69 Sales of Other Pet Products by Type: % Value 2015-2020
Table 70 NBO Company Shares of Pet Products: % Value 2015-2019
Table 71 LBN Brand Shares of Pet Products: % Value 2016-2019
Table 72 Distribution of Pet Products by Format: % Value 2015-2020
Table 73 Forecast Sales of Pet Products by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 74 Forecast Sales of Pet Products by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025