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Cat Food Market

Cat Food Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2021-2031

Cat Food Market: Introduction

  • Cat food is daily consumption food for cats. Cats have particular requirements for their nutritional diet, such as certain nutrients including vitamins and amino acids. Chemical treatments are used during manufacturing which is needed to avoid nutritional deficiency. Cat care is the basis of responsible cat ownership, and it includes taking care of several aspects of a pet, such as food & safety, exercise, nourishment, and medical attention. It is a lifetime commitment toward a pet that depends on the pet parent for health and wellbeing.

Key Drivers of the Global Cat Food Market

  • Increasing consumer spending in the household and pet care categories is anticipated to be a rising trend of pet humanization. Consumers see their pets as family members that propels pet humanization, which influences the rapid growth of the global cat food market. People are adopting small pets such as cats, dogs, and many others as they are more likely to humanize and indulge compared to larger pets. Hence, consumers are spending heavily to ensure the best quality life for their pets that leads to the increasing adoption of pet care products such as nutritious food and treats. Consumers treat their pets as a family member and provide quality life which is a factor increasing the demand for pet care products. Additionally, pet humanization is influencing the market growth with rising number of companies coming up with interesting and premium products. This is projected to drive the cat food market constantly in the coming years.

Factor Restraining the Global Cat Food Market

  • Lack of awareness about pet care products among consumers of developing countries can impede the growth of the cat food market. Per capita income of middle and lower middle people in developing countries is less compared to developed countries. Hence, people with lower income do not consider cat care as priority that may restrict the spending on cat care products and subsequently hinder the growth of the cat food market.

Market in Asia Pacific to Expand Rapidly

  • In terms of region, the global cat food market can be divided into North America (NA), Europe (EU), Asia Pacific (APAC), Middle East & Africa (MEA), and South America (SA)
  • North America country-level analysis features the U.S., Canada, and Rest of North America. Analysis and forecast of the cat food market in Europe includes markets across the U.K., Germany, France, and Rest of Europe. Similarly, Asia Pacific includes India, China, Japan, and Rest of Asia Pacific. Middle East & Africa includes the cat food market analysis and forecast of GCC countries, South Africa, and Rest of Middle East & Africa. The South America cat food market is segmented into Brazil, and Rest of South America.
  • North America accounted for largest share of the global cat food market due to premiumization that leads to increasing demand for premium cat care products. Manufacturers in the region have greater opportunity to launch high quality products due to growing consumer interest toward premium products and high consumption habits of consumers in the U.S. which are the factors driving the cat food market in North America.
  • The cat food market in Asia Pacific is projected to expand rapidly during the forecast period due to growing disposable income, which is expected to increase consumer spending on pet care products. Moreover, increasing awareness about veterinary health, growing government animal healthcare organizations, increasing cat ownership, and rising spending on cat care products are the factors which help in boosting the growth of the cat food market in this region.

Key Players Operating in the Global Market

Manufacturers in the cat food market have analyzed the preference and demands of consumers. Manufacturers are focused on fulfilling the demands of cat owners and launching different and interesting products for pets. Pet humanization is influencing the pet market growth, leading to the increasing number of companies investing in R&D to create new products. The objective of manufacturers is to focus on an acquisition strategy to strengthen their market position globally.

A few of the key players operating in the global cat food market are:

  • Beaphar
  • Blue Buffalo Co., Ltd.
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • General Mills Inc.
  • Mars, Incorporated and its Affiliates
  • Nestlé
  • Spectrum Brands, Inc.
  • The J.M. Smucker Company
  • WellPet

Global Cat Food Market: Research Scope

Global Cat Food Market, by Product Type

  • Dry Cat Food
  • Wet Cat Food
  • Veterinary Diets
  • Treats/Snacks

Global Cat Food Market, by Ingredient Type

  • Animal-derived
  • Plant-derived

Global Cat Food Market, by Pricing

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Global Cat Food Market, by Distribution Channel

  • Online
    • E-commerce Portal
    • Company Owned Portal
  • Offline
    • Hypermarkets/Supermarkets
    • Specialized Pet Shops
    • Others (Small Stores, etc.)

Global Cat Food Market, by Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of South America

The report on the global cat food market is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, and inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macroeconomic indicators, and governing factors, along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various factors on market segments and regions.

Cat Food Market

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