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  • DOG FOOD IN VIETNAM - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Demand for Prepared Dog Food Is Concentrated in Urban Areas

After performing strongly in 2017, dog food is expected to continue developing positively over the forecast period thanks to growth in Vietnam’s pet dog population, pet humanisation and rising urbanisation. Due to hectic lifestyles, it is becoming increasingly common for urban consumers to postpone starting families until they are older. Such...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Vietnam
  • Demand
  • DOG FOOD IN THE PHILIPPINES - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Multinational Players Dominate Dog Food

Dog food recorded slightly faster volume growth in 2017 indicating an improvement in patronage among pet owners. Current value growth, however, was slightly slower in 2017 pointing to the sustained price sensitivity of the great majority of consumers. This also explains why economy dry dog food achieved the most favourable performance in 2017...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Philippines
  • DOG FOOD IN PORTUGAL - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Nestlé Portugal SA Leads Dog Food

The ongoing shift to prepared food and rising number of dogs resulted in volume and value growth and, despite promotional activity and price competition, value growth was faster than volume. The increased pet humanisation trend resulted in growing investment in wellbeing. From health care to beauty but mainly in food there was more demand...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Portugal
  • Slower Growth in Dog Food
  • DOG FOOD IN AUSTRIA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

Overall volume and value growth is expected to continue slowing down in the forecast period in Austria. The forecast for the number of pet dogs is favourable due to a generally good economic outlook with accelerating economic growth and falling unemployment, boosting dog food growth. However, a continuing shift towards smaller dogs with smaller...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Austria
  • DOG FOOD IN THE US - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • HEADLINES

The retail landscape for dog food was dominated by a single trend for more than a decade – speciality pet stores (especially pet superstores) took sales share from “mass retailers” like supermarkets or mass merchandisers. As the exclusive channel for premium brands such as Blue Buffalo, Hill’s or Wellness, these pet specialists thrived as...

  • Dog Food
  • United States
  • Demand
  • Mars Inc
  • DOG FOOD IN UKRAINE - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Sales of Dog Food by Category: Volume 2012-2017

Dog food volume sales are expected to fall by 6% in 2017, while value sales are expected to rise by 5%, mainly due to rising prices. The anticipated decline in volume sales can mainly be attributed to the drop in the number of pet dogs in Ukraine as well as the trend towards homemade rather than branded food for pets as a result of the crisis....

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Ukraine
  • Demand
  • DOG FOOD IN THE NETHERLANDS - COMPANY PROFILES
  • DOG FOOD IN THE NETHERLANDS - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

Based on provisional 2017 estimates, dog food is expected to record a modest decline in retail volume sales and a modest increase in value sales over the year. The dog population continues to decline steadily. This is one of the factors placing pressure on volume sales of total dog food. Another issue is that consumers are becoming increasingly...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Netherlands
  • Demand
  • DOG FOOD IN IRELAND - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • DOG FOOD IN IRELAND - COMPANY PROFILES

Economy dry dog food is expected to post retail volume sales growth of 3% in 2017 thanks to aggressive discounting by supermarket chains and rising demand for the private label products offered by discounters. However, the increasing preference of consumers for healthy dog food products looks set to adversely affect this category over the...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Ireland
  • Demand

Dry dog food is followed by dog treats and wet dog food.

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • World
  • Market Size
  • DOG FOOD IN CHINA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Greater Knowledge About Dog Feeding Encourages Switch To Packaged Dog Food

The pet dog population boomed at the end of the review period, closely associated with demographic factors in Chinese society. In 2017 people over 65 years old already accounted for slightly more than one tenth of the whole population. This large group of older people, accordingly, often had a great emotional need for companionship and support,...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • China
  • Mars Japan Leads Dog Food
  • DOG FOOD IN JAPAN - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

Dog food is expected to see negative growth in both volume and current value sales terms in 2018 and over the forecast period. 2017 saw the cat population exceed the dog population, according to the Japan Pet Food Association. While the cat population was relatively stable, the dog population saw constant decline over the review period. This...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Japan
  • the Premiumisation of Dog Food
  • DOG FOOD IN GERMANY - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

Dogs still play a significant part in many German consumers’ lives, as they are the most popular pet after cats, with an increasing population. Consequently, volume sales of dog food continued growing in 2017, also benefiting from smaller packages, which led to more consumption occasions. Due to urbanisation in Germany, small dogs are particularly...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Germany
  • DOG FOOD IN CANADA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Humanisation of Pets Continues To Drive Growth in Dog Food

Small breed dogs became more popular in Canada according to Euromonitor International’s data. Accounting for very slightly more than one quarter of the entire dog population in 2017, the small dog population grew faster compared to the medium and large dog populations. The shifting demographic trends favoured stronger population growth in...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Canada
  • DLM Foods Canada Corp.
  • DOG FOOD IN INDIA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Dry Dog Food Remains the Favourite Type in India

People in India became more attached to dogs for various reasons including companionship. This is particularly visible in cities where pet dogs are more common and where many dog lovers adopt stray dogs and puppies as their first pet companion or already own a pedigree dog but want to adopt one more. Home-made food is more popular, largely...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • India
  • DOG FOOD IN FRANCE - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Summary 1

The population of smaller dogs is predicted to grow very rapidly in France throughout the forecast period. As premiumisation picks up pace and becomes prevalent in more pet food categories, many pet owners are choosing to own smaller pets that eat less and tend to be easier to take care of. Although small dogs have long been considered fashionable...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • France
  • DOG FOOD IN BRAZIL - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Dog Food Shows Stronger Growth As Consumers Trade Up

While dog food grew modestly during the economic crisis, some dog owners traded down to more affordable products or even dropped out of buying dog food entirely in 2015/2016, which resulted in lower retail value and volume growth when compared to previous years. While the economic recovery seen in late 2017 and early 2018 will help dog food...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Brazil
  • Alimentos SA
  • Comércio Ltda
  • DOG FOOD IN ITALY - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Summary 1

Specialisation, innovation and nutritional research, mostly within functional and dietary products, will remain important drivers for Italian consumers when choosing dog food. In fact consumers are expected to increasingly prefer quality products for their pets, and premium products will register a positive performance. Players are therefore...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Italy
  • DOG FOOD IN THE UNITED KINGDOM - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Interest in Smaller Dog Breeds Dampens Volume Growth in Dog Food

Increasing urbanisation makes it difficult to own large pets and live in smaller rented properties resulting in an increase in ownership of smaller dog breeds (but overall decline in dog ownership), leading to the poor performance of dog food in 2017. A rise in single-person households and the trend to start families later also had a negative...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • United Kingdom
  • IRISH DOG FOODS CO, THE
  • June 2016

The Irish Dog Foods Co Ltd is expected to continue to grow its dog and cat food business with a strong emphasis on quality with oven-roasted and air-dried food products. The company is well positioned to meet the trend of humanisation with dog food containing superfoods. Euromonitor International Local Company Profiles are a concise...

  • Dog Food
  • Ireland
  • Forecast
  • Musgrave Group
  • Naas, Co.
  • Mars Leads Dog Food in 2017
  • Nestlé Strengthens Dog Food Portfolio

Premium dog food continued to drive overall category growth in 2017, as dog owners learn about the benefits of premium brands, such as greater nutritional value. Premium offerings and treats are also growing rapidly due to evolution of the relationship between owner and pet. An increasing number of consumers consider their dogs as companions...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Various Leaders in Dog Food
  • DOG FOOD IN EGYPT - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

Dog food sales are affected by the limitations of local brands. Only seven factories produce dry dog food locally, and the quality of their output is considered poor or average. The main local brand, Canidu, offers only one product: 20kg dry dog food. Although, the quality of its product is not perceived as superior, Canidu has maintained...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Egypt
  • Dog Food Grows
  • DOG FOOD IN ARGENTINA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

After a mediocre review period, dog food sales registered retail volume growth in 2017, particularly in the second half of the year. Dog food has the peculiarity of showing signs of recovery before the economy in general and is a much more elastic product than cat food in terms of reflecting the behaviour of the economy. Faced with a slowdown...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Argentina
  • Dry Dog Food Is More Affordable Than Wet Dog Food
  • DOG FOOD IN SOUTH AFRICA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

As consumers’ disposable incomes remained under pressure, there was growing demand for mid-priced and economy dog food brands at the end of the review period, as consumers sought value for money. Imported brands saw higher price rises due to the weakening of the rand, further pushing consumers towards cheaper brands. Dry dog food is by far...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • South Africa
  • Domestic Players Enter Dog Food
  • DOG FOOD IN SOUTH KOREA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

Given the increase in the dog population, dog food in all price ranges performed well in 2017. Consumers in urban areas regard their dogs as part of the family and tend to purchase super premium brands of prepared dog food. With the increasing numbers of single-person households, more consumers are tending to choose a pet instead of children,...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • South Korea
  • Dog Food Environment Remains Fragmented
  • DOG FOOD IN MOROCCO - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

In 2018 the premium brands, especially in dry dog food, were still leading in terms of value and volume sales. Brands such as Pedigree, Purina and Royal Canin account for a huge chunk of sales in dry dog food in Morocco. This is mainly because dog owners tend to be from the upper- and middle-income groups, and are less price sensitive. These...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Morocco
  • DOG FOOD IN BULGARIA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Dry Dog Food Is Bigger and Also More Dynamic Than Wet Dog Food

In recent years, pets assumed the position of important family members that cannot take care of themselves, prompting owners to feel more responsible for their health. This humanisation changed the way companies present their products and ingredients used in dog food. Producers of brands like Brit, Acana and Orijen more often employ high-tech...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Bulgaria
  • Trade
  • Mars Is the Leading Player in Dog Food
  • DOG FOOD IN SAUDI ARABIA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

Dry dog food continued to lead retail volume and value sales in 2017. Owners prefer dry over wet dog food for health reasons. Dry dog food is high in vitamins and helps to regulate digestion, while strengthening teeth as dogs they have to crunch and chew harder than when consuming wet food. Owners also find that dry dog food is much easier...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Saudi Arabia
  • DOG FOOD IN RUSSIA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Overall Growth Is Forecast for Dog Food

Traditionally, dogs were treated as guards in Russia and were owned largely for practical reasons. This is still often the case in rural areas, which explains the low prepared gap, with negligence towards such dogs’ diets. However, the steady trend of humanising pets led to increasing expenditure and more careful selection of dog food, favouring...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Russia
  • DOG FOOD IN VENEZUELA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Dog Food Companies Struggle To Maintain Production Levels

Prices rose dramatically across dog food towards the end of the review period, as Venezuela’s economic crisis made it impossible for companies to avoid passing rapidly escalating costs on to consumers. This situation was compounded by a steep drop in consumer purchasing power, which according to Venezuelan polling firm Datanálisis fell by...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Venezuela
  • Demand
  • DOG FOOD IN FINLAND - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Dog Food Sales Are Surprisingly Immune To Economic Developments

The popularity of dogs and sales of dog food proved to be relatively immune to developments in the Finnish economy. Despite a so-called lost decade, in 2017 value sales of dog food in the country were almost double that before the crisis. In the forecast period growth is expected to continue while in the two lowest price bands, mid-priced...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Finland