Pet Care in Italy
May 2020

List OF CONTENTS AND TABLES

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Value sales benefit from rising demand for premium pet food and products
Human food trends permeate as awareness of pet wellbeing develops
Leaders benefit from heavy investments while services offer new opportunities
Specialist retailers develop omnichannel and diversification tools to maintain an edge
Faster value growth expected as pet humanisation and premium trends accelerate
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
Declining populations and lifestyle changes hit demand for other pet food
Premiumisation and differentiation offer opportunities to recover lost sales
Large population and differentiation trend limit sales decline in fish food
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Leading player leverages Friskies’s high brand equity to consolidate leadership
Innovation and differentiation enhance brand image for Tetra
Price advantages help e-commerce and discounters gain on specialist retailers
CATEGORY INDICATORS
Table 19 Other Pet Population 2015-2020
CATEGORY DATA
Table 20 Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 21 Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 22 Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 23 Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 24 LBN Brand Shares of Bird Food: % Value 2016-2019
Table 25 LBN Brand Shares of Fish Food: % Value 2016-2019
Table 26 LBN Brand Shares of Small Mammal/Reptile Food: % Value 2016-2019
Table 27 Distribution of Other Pet Food by Format: % Value 2015-2020
Table 28 Forecast Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 29 Forecast Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 30 Forecast Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 31 Forecast Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Technology offers opportunities to monitor pet movements and health
Consumers look to more natural and safer products to repel pests from pets
Key trends in human categories permeate and add dynamism to pet products
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Merial and Bayer lead due to their strength in the largest category pet healthcare
New product launches reflect move to natural and safer cat litter
Royal Canin makes a splash in pet products with innovative, health-focused cat litter
CATEGORY DATA
Table 32 Sales of Pet Products by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 33 Sales of Pet Products by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 34 Sales of Pet Healthcare by Type: % Value 2015-2020
Table 35 Sales of Other Pet Products by Type: % Value 2015-2020
Table 36 NBO Company Shares of Pet Products: % Value 2015-2019
Table 37 LBN Brand Shares of Pet Products: % Value 2016-2019
Table 38 Distribution of Pet Products by Format: % Value 2015-2020
Table 39 Forecast Sales of Pet Products by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 40 Forecast Sales of Pet Products by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
Natural and premium options stimulate healthy value sales growth
Players invest in segmentation to offer innovative and customised dog food
Humanisation and wellness trends boost demand for organic dog food and dog treats
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Agras Delic leaps into top 10 in 2019 by tapping into healthier dog food trend
Monge & C revamps packaging and launches new products to see fastest value sales growth in 2019
Nestlé Purina PetCare leverages investments in brands and animal welfare
CATEGORY INDICATORS
Table 41 Dog Owning Households: % Analysis 2015-2020
Table 42 Dog Population 2015-2020
Table 43 Consumption of Dog Food by Prepared vs Non-prepared: % Analysis 2015-2020
CATEGORY DATA
Summary 2 Dog Food by Price Band 2020
Table 44 Sales of Dog Food by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 45 Sales of Dog Food by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 46 Sales of Dog Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 47 Sales of Dog Food by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 48 Sales of Dry Dog Food by Life-Cycle: % Value 2015-2020
Table 49 Sales of Wet Dog Food by Life-Cycle: % Value 2015-2020
Table 50 NBO Company Shares of Dog Food: % Value 2015-2019
Table 51 LBN Brand Shares of Dog Food: % Value 2016-2019
Table 52 LBN Brand Shares of Dog Treats: % Value 2016-2019
Table 53 Distribution of Dog Food by Format: % Value 2015-2020
Table 54 Forecast Sales of Dog Food by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 55 Forecast Sales of Dog Food by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 56 Forecast Sales of Dog Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 57 Forecast Sales of Dog Food by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
HEADLINES
PROSPECTS
“Italianness” strategy responds to the demand for better quality recipes for cats
Pet humanisation and wellness trends drive sales of cat treats offering indulgence and health benefits
Functional and natural food and specific needs foster segmentation and diversification
COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Nestlé Purina PetCare invests in natural and specialist products to stay ahead of the field
Monge & C and Vitakraft exploit emerging growth drivers to expand their portfolios
Private label players look to premiumisation and animal care to gain an edge
CATEGORY INDICATORS
Table 58 Cat Owning Households: % Analysis 2015-2020
Table 59 Cat Population 2015-2020
Table 60 Consumption of Cat Food by Prepared vs Non-prepared: % Analysis 2015-2020
CATEGORY DATA
Summary 3 Cat Food by Price Band 2020
Table 61 Sales of Cat Food by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 62 Sales of Cat Food by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 63 Sales of Cat Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 64 Sales of Cat Food by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 65 Sales of Dry Cat Food by Life-Cycle: % Value 2015-2020
Table 66 Sales of Wet Cat Food by Life-Cycle: % Value 2015-2020
Table 67 NBO Company Shares of Cat Food: % Value 2015-2019
Table 68 LBN Brand Shares of Cat Food: % Value 2016-2019
Table 69 LBN Brand Shares of Cat Treats: % Value 2016-2019
Table 70 Distribution of Cat Food by Format: % Value 2015-2020
Table 71 Forecast Sales of Cat Food by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 72 Forecast Sales of Cat Food by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 73 Forecast Sales of Cat Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 74 Forecast Sales of Cat Food by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025