About 200 reports

  • DOG FOOD IN UKRAINE - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
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Despite relatively high prices, premium dry dog food is expected to be the most dynamic performer within dog food over the forecast period in terms of volume growth and value sales growth at constant 2018 prices. Higher profit margins will ensure the category remains a key focus for new product development among manufacturers, and should also...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Ukraine
  • Forecast
  • DOG FOOD IN PORTUGAL - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Dog Food Maintains Positive Performance in 2017

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
  • 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 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
  • 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

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

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • World
  • Market Size
  • Israel: an instrumental player in the region's dog food market
  • Growth of dog food expected to stabilise after a slowdown

MEA is one of the smallest regions for dog food globally, with countries at very different levels of economic development and diverse requirements. Shifting demographics and strengthening pet humanisation see smaller dogs gaining popularity, and adoption of premium and ultra-premium foods perceived as highly nutritious and healthy. From a...

  • Dog Food
  • Israel
  • Demand
  • Mars Inc
  • Nestlé S.A.
  • DOG FOOD IN THE US - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • CATEGORY DATA

The rise of internet retailing in dog food in recent years has been nothing short of incredible. In only two years (between 2015 and 2017), internet retailing’s value share in dog food expanded by six percentage points. This remarkable rise has been driven by online retailer Chewy.com, which has worked to replicate the high level of customer...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • United States
  • Mars Inc
  • 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 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 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
  • DOG FOOD IN ITALY - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Passport 10

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 CANADA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Canadian Manufacturers Hold A Strong Position 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 FRANCE - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Passport 9

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
  • Multinationals Reign in Dog Food
  • DOG FOOD IN THE NETHERLANDS - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

Despite a broadly stagnant dog population, retail value sales in dog food advanced at a respectable rate in 2017 as a generally upbeat macroeconomic backdrop resulted in more generous consumer spending. With disposable incomes set to keep rising, value sales will realise further gains over the forecast period on account of consumers increasingly...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Netherlands
  • Dry Dog Food Continues To Outpace Wet Dog Food
  • DOG FOOD IN TURKEY - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

In 2017, dog food continued to register a positive performance as a result of rising pet owner awareness about pet health. As a consequence of this trend, more pet owners sought advice from veterinary clinics which generally recommend prepared dog food for healthy pet nutrition. In addition, an increasing number of employed pet owners prefer...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Turkey
  • Premiumisation Continues in Dog Food
  • DOG FOOD IN IRELAND - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

Premiumisation continued to be seen across the board in dog food in 2017 as pet owners demanded the best quality food for their animals. Manufacturers focused on offering foods with greater nutritional value as well as more indulgent products. The choice between nutrition and indulgence in dog food is largely being driven by consumers’ own...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Ireland
  • Trade
  • 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
  • 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
  • DOG FOOD IN THAILAND - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Nutrition in Dog Food Becomes Both Preventive and Functional

Small dogs were more popular among pet lovers in Thailand at the end of the review period as the need for companionship outweighed that of protection from larger dogs. Rising urbanisation also reduced the size of living space, making smaller dog breeds more suitable for cramped apartments. Furthermore, smaller dogs are perceived as costing...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Thailand
  • 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
  • Dry Dog Food Still Dominates
  • DOG FOOD IN DENMARK - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

In 2017, the number of newly registered dogs was 60,382, which was the lowest number in the last 10 years. This trend has an effect on share of products by life cycle. Fewer puppies means a lower share of age-specific products for younger dogs and a higher share for adult dogs. The ratio of newly registered small dogs is increasing, which...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Denmark
  • DOG FOOD IN SWEDEN - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Swedish Player Receives Certificate of Human Food Quality for Dog Food Brand

A recent study found that half of all dog owners regarded their pets as a full part of their family. This, along with a strong economy, meant that Swedes put more money than ever into dog food. Premium brands became more popular and producers of some former mid-priced brands rebranded them to premium. In the city, having a dog tends to be...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Sweden
  • 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
  • DOG FOOD IN MALAYSIA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Multinational Companies Lead Dog Food Through Marketing Campaigns

Pet owners are increasingly concerned about the nutritional benefits of dog food and are looking for niche brands with a premium price, such as organic, grain free and natural ingredients like plant-based protein. Hence, Wellness Complete Health Grain Free and Wellness Core Grain Free were launched in May 2017 and Symply was launched in November...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Malaysia
  • Dog Food Becomes More Fragmented
  • DOG FOOD IN GREECE - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

Grocery retailers witnessed positive growth in dog food sales, with the re-opening of former Carrefour outlets under the Sklavenitis banner but also benefiting from the convenience of one-stop shopping and the fact that grocery retailers allocate more space to dog food. Euromonitor International’s Dog Food in Greece report offers a...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Greece
  • DOG FOOD IN TAIWAN - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • Passport 9

Within many typical households dogs started to play a much more important role for their owners, who seek more companionship from their dogs. Key factors influencing this trend included families having fewer children, smaller household sizes, delayed (or no) marriage, an ageing population and work-related life pressures. As a consequence of...

  • Dog Food
  • Pet Food
  • Taiwan