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Market Research on Cat Food

Euromonitor International publishes the world's most comprehensive market research on cat food within the pet care market. We provide data and analysis on everything from total market sizes, market shares and industry trends to specific sub-category level information, including:

Related to this market: luxury goods, retailing, personal care and consumer electronics, health and wellness products, nutrition, ingredients, institutional channels, hot drinks, soft drinks, dairy drinks, tobacco and packaged food.

In addition we can provide in-depth data and statistics on: consumer lifestyles, income and expenditure, population, cities, households, the digital consumer, economy, finance and trade.

As well as; business dynamics and commercial industrial supply chains.

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Country Report

Cat Food in Bulgaria

Sales growth in cat food are being largely driven by urban consumers, who are increasingly aware of cats' nutritional requirements. Many urban cat owners also live alone, and view their cat as a beloved companion. These cat owners are increasingly ...

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Cat Food in Switzerland

Similar to the trends observed in 2015, cat food category is set to stagnate in retail value terms in 2016. Category saturation, product maturity, falling unit prices and cross-border shopping which costs Swiss retailers billions of Swiss francs each...

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Cat Food in Chile

Despite the economic deceleration predicted for 2016, the masstige trend is set to develop further. Cats are fussier and more sophisticated than dogs in terms of feeding. Feeding time is almost a rite, and a very important factor in the owner-cat ...

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Cat Food in the Philippines

Trends affecting cat food in 2015 are expected to continue in 2016 with no significant shifts likely. Cat cafés, which grew in popularity in 2015, are expected to help increase the appreciation for cats as pets. Campaigns by animal advocacy groups ...

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Cat Food in Poland

Both retail volume and current retail value sales of cat food in 2016 are expected to increase by 6% because of the increasing number of cats, its popularity among urban consumers, the availability of low-priced products, and the declining habit of ...

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Cat Food in Argentina

In 2016, cat food will continue its upward trend in volume terms. Although dogs are the favourite pets of the Argentineans, cats are gaining an increasingly important position in the home. Since cats are independent and require little space, slowly ...

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Cat Food in Australia

Premiumisation and a focus on health and wellness will continue to shape cat food in 2016. This continuity reflects the desire of pet owners to pamper their cats with food that is both nutritious and indulgent. Premiumisation will again be reflected ...

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Cat Food in Germany

Cats are highly popular pets amongst German consumers, especially those living in relatively small apartments in cities, or where dogs are not allowed as pets. Even though they are often considered to be less interactive than dogs, many cat owners ...

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Cat Food in China

Because of their accelerated lifestyles, especially among urban dwellers, more consumers have adopted cats as their pets to combat mounting pressure life and work stresses. Cats usually require less attention, and are easier in maintenance terms in ...

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Cat Food in the Czech Republic

The trends within cat food were similar to those seen in dog food. The main trend was greater emphasis on quality and composition of products, which increased demand for premium cat food and for products with quality ingredients and a high meat ...

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Cat Food in Denmark

Based on provisional 2016 estimates, the importance of pet humanisation as a shaper of cat food sales is unlikely to fade. This will ensure continued and strong demand for cat food positioned as offering healthier and higher quality ingredients.

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Cat Food in Greece

Cat food is anticipated to continue declining in both current value and volume terms in 2016, with the category’s performance expected to be only slightly better in comparison to 2015. This is because the country is far from witnessing stability and ...

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Cat Food in Hong Kong, China

The growing preference for cats over the review period remained in 2015 and is likely to persist into 2016 based on provisional estimates. Cats’ feline behaviour of appearing aloof has its own appeal to cat lovers. They are able to serve as quiet ...

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Cat Food in Hungary

Cat food is expected to record increasing volume and value sales in 2016 due to a rising number of cats, increasing penetration of prepared cat food, developing cat-keeping habits and rising real incomes. Growth will be driven by wet cat food that ...

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Cat Food in Indonesia

The significant trends seen in 2015 are set to continue in 2016. The number of catteries is expected to grow in 2016 in order to supply growing demand for purebred or pedigree cats. This will mean that locally bred cats are more affordable compared ...

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Cat Food in India

The majority of cat owners still prefer home-made fish-based food and other unbranded products for their pet cats, although this is gradually changing. Prepared food sales are benefiting from the increasing presence of established brands in smaller ...

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Cat Food in Italy

Cats are more inclined than dogs to become used to flavours and then be unwilling to change. Because of this, brands and private label work hard to gain customers’ trust as this is a guarantee of positive future sales. In order to retain customers, ...

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Cat Food in Israel

The variety of super-premium brands is far larger than a few years ago; super-premium products take up significantly more shelf space, bringing greater consumer exposure to these brands, and salespeople recommend them as well. The trend is set to ...

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Cat Food in Finland

Based on provisional estimates, cat food in Finland is expected to post healthy current value growth of 3% in 2016 and reach €165 million, whereas volume growth will be at a more modest 2% reaching 31,957 tonnes. New product development, ...

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Cat Food in South Korea

Cat food continued to perform strongly in 2015, with both dry and wet cat food posting high growth in volume and current value sales. Multiple factors combined to bolster the development of the category, including growth in the pet cat population, ...

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Cat Food in Morocco

The housing styles in Morocco have been shifting to smaller spaces, such that the majority of Moroccans are now living in smaller apartments rather than big traditional houses. These living conditions make cats an ideal choice when choosing a pet, ...

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Cat Food in Malaysia

In 2016, cat adoption increased as more owners with more than one cat drove the demand for cat food. Owners usually purchase and keep at least one carton of 24 pouches or 48 pouches of wet cat food at home. Other than stray cats adopted as pets, ...

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Cat Food in Portugal

2016 is expected to see a continuation of the already visible trend of feline pets being considered as fully-fledged family members. As cats are usually smaller than dogs, they require less food, and this often results in their owners favouring ...

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Cat Food in the United Kingdom

In a continuation from 2015, consumers continued to show interest in the ingredients list of cat food when making their decisions to purchase in 2016. Much of this trend stems from growing concern over meat levels and quality after media coverage ...

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Cat Food in Colombia

Cat food is likely to sustain the retail volume performance of 2015 (3%) in 2016 (2%). The growth rate is moderate, considering the performance of pet food overall, due to the high degree of penetration in the potential consumer base. Unlike dog ...

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Global Briefing

Premiumisation in The Age of Pet Parenthood

With a growing number of pet owners around the world now referring to themselves as pet “parents”, consumer demand for everything from grain-free and frozen pet food to such products as licensed clothing and smartphone-controlled electronic toys is ...

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Global Briefing

Pet Care Global Overview 2015 and the Future Ahead

This report draws a global picture of the pet care industry at the end of 2015, analysing which categories are growing faster and which are the new hotspots in the face of the recent slowdown in emerging markets. This briefing provides a global and ...

Dec 2015 | US$1,325 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

Pet Care Packaging: Assessing Key Opportunities for Growth and Innovation

Global packaging demand in dog and cat food is on track for more growth to 2019. While packaged goods are increasingly favoured over food leftovers in emerging markets, the mature European and North American regions boast some of the best growth ...

Dec 2015 | US$1,325 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cat Food in Vietnam

Cat food recorded a good performance in 2015, registering double-digit current value growth. Rising premiumisation in terms of pet cats and the increasing humanisation of pets were the main factors supporting growth. Moreover, new product ...

Nov 2015 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

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Cat Food in Thailand

Cats are increasing in popularity, as a new generation of Thais is keeping cats due to these pets being easier to look after. They are also seen as sociable animals. Thais living in flats are tending to adopt cats as pets, as they can keep them ...

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Cat Food in the United Arab Emirates

In 2015, there were more premium products in the market which differentiated themselves in terms of their offerings of high energy and holistic nutritional ingredients. During the year, category leaders benefitted from their efforts to make the food ...

Oct 2015 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

Online Pet Care: Where Are We Headed ?

Internet retailing is one of the fastest growing channels in pet care but it still accounts for only a small proportion of total pet care. This report examines the performance of pet care internet retailing and the multi-channel strategies of key ...

Oct 2015 | US$1,325 | Add to cart | View details

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Cat Food in Mexico

After a challenging 2014 when cat food registered minimal retail volume growth, 2015 is expected to start showing some recovery and growth of 2% in volume sales, a rate that will continue improving during the forecast period.

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Cat Food in Saudi Arabia

Cat food is expected to witness a good value performance in 2015, after a noticeable decrease in value growth and considerable drop in volume sales in 2013. In 2014, the category was still struggling to cope with the negative impact of the ...

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Cat Food in Egypt

Retail volume sales of cat food in Egypt increase by 2% in 2015, whilst current value sales rise by 9%; both volume and value growth was lower in 2015 than what was recorded in 2014. This is because the pressures placed on disposable income levels ...

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Cat Food in the Netherlands

Cat food recorded positive volume and value growth in 2014, across all categories. Other than dogs, cats are the most popular pets in the Netherlands. Due to the humanisation trend, and the wide availability of information and advice on pet care, ...

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Cat Food in Belgium

Premiumisation and humanisation were the two key trends in cat food in 2014, and are likely to remain relevant in 2015. Treats, meals featuring natural and healthy ingredients and products addressing specific health issues, such as food intolerance, ...

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Cat Food in Ireland

In 2015, cat food in Ireland is expected to increase in current value by 1%, with total value sales set to rise to €48 million. Economy and premium brands are expected to see consistent growth during the year, largely at the expense of mid-priced ...

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Cat Food in Japan

Retail sales of cat food continued to grow in 2014, registering a 3% rise in volume terms and a 6% rise in current value terms. Growth was underpinned by the growing population of pet cats, which was the result of the urbanisation trend in Japan. ...

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Cat Food in Romania

The dynamism of cat food sales is the result of important changes in people’s attitudes towards their pets, which are stimulating the consumption of prepared cat food across all the categories. Owners’ increased attention to their cats and the need ...

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Cat Food in Austria

The key trends seen in cat food over the review period are also expected to play a crucial role in 2015. Good growth in volume and value in 2014 has once again shown that Austrian consumers do not save on their cats even in economically-moderate ...

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Cat Food in Turkey

In 2015, cat food is expected to register a good performance due to the increasing cat ownership and growing health and wellness awareness of cats. Another important trend which is positively affecting cat food is increasing awareness and sensitivity...

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Cat Food in Singapore

Cat food growth is set to grow at a slower pace in 2015, despite higher cat ownership in 2014. The high cat adoption rate is expected to continue in 2015. Higher cat ownership is reflected in the fall in the number of stray cats and increased cat ...

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Cat Food in Taiwan

Cat food experienced strong growth in 2014. Although slightly lower than the previous year, growth continued at double digit rate. There was strong growth in the cat population which helped fuel greater demand for cat food. This was caused by a ...

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Cat Food in Russia

Cat food is expected to record slow development during 2015 with 3% volume decline. This is due to the increase in the cost of living of Russian pet owners. They still considered their cats as family members, but at the same time, they continued to ...

Jul 2015 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

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Cat Food in Norway

The humanisation trend is set to continue to shape the category of cat food in Norway in 2015. In conjunction with a steadily increasing cat population, the attitudes of Norwegian cat owners towards their cats are continuing to show signs of ...

Jul 2015 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

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Cat Food in Ukraine

Based on provisional estimates, retail volume is expected to decline by 6% in 2015. The decline will be a result of the worsening economic situation in the country. However, value growth is expected to be positive due to the substantial increase in ...

Jul 2015 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

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Cat Food in South Africa

South African consumers are set to continue to feel the pressure of rising living costs in 2015 as reflected by their willingness to try brand alternatives for most basic food products. This trend has since filtered through to pet food sales with ...

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Cat Food in Venezuela

As in 2014, scarcity is the most notable trend in cat food in 2015. Retailers continue to run out of supplies of domestic and imported brands. Importers and domestic producers are unable to maintain a steady offering of products due to the delays ...

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Cat Food in Peru

The trend in cat food was towards maintaining steady growth throughout 2014. More hectic lifestyles of Peruvians as well as reduced living space in urban areas are factors to take into consideration when picking a pet. Therefore, the possibility of ...

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