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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 Egypt

Cat food is likely to sustain its positive trajectory in 2016 as seen in the previous two years. The category is small but is developing at a healthy pace, buoyed by a more stable economic and political environment and changes in lifestyles that ...

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Cat Food in Belgium

The main trend expected in cat food during 2016 will be a greater emphasis on quality and composition of products, which will boost demand for premium cat food and for products with quality ingredients and a high meat content. Moreover, pet ...

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Cat Food in Peru

In 2016, cat food is set to record slightly lower current value growth than in the previous year, increasing by 8% in volume terms and by 9% in current terms. The main driver of growth is the increasing number of pet cats, but in 2016 only 24% were ...

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Cat Food in Venezuela

As in 2015, product shortages were the most notable trend in cat food in 2016. Retailers continued to run out of supplies of both domestic and imported brands. Importers and domestic producers were unable to maintain a steady supply due to delays ...

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Cat Food in Brazil

While a large proportion of Brazilians still feed their cats with human food scraps, they are increasingly alert to the benefits and convenience offered by prepared cat food. The wish to improve cat health and wellbeing has seen many consumers move ...

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Cat Food in the Netherlands

Cat food sales for 2016 are expected to witness markedly slower growth rates than in 2015 or throughout the review period, with 1% retail volume growth and 2% retail value growth. With average unit prices in cat food set to increase in 2016 by a ...

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Cat Food in France

France’s pet cat population is increasing and further growth was recorded during 2016, in line with the consistent growth recorded in this measure over the entire review period. Indeed, the idea of keeping cats as pets fits better with modern ...

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Cat Food in Ireland

Based on provisional 2016 estimates, cat food is set to see 1% growth in terms of value but a decline of 1% in volume sales overall. It is expected to have sales of €47.5 million as unit prices continue to rise. While the cat population is expected ...

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Cat Food in New Zealand

Cat treats is likely to maintain its lead as the driver of cat food over the 2015-2016 period. Treats continue to spread in popularity among cat owners as a way to indulge their cats and mimic snacking in humans. Cat treats is expected to experience ...

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Cat Food in the US

Although still lagging behind dog food, humanisation trends continue to shape cat food in the US. As demand gravitates toward higher-end wet foods, indulgent cat treats and premium brands, average unit prices continue to rise across cat food despite ...

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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 2016. Driven by the increasing number of pet cats and the growing share of prepared food, volume growth in overall cat food will likely be very similar...

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Cat Food in Spain

The bursting of the housing bubble and the beginning of the economic crisis resulted in a change in the location of where Spaniards chose to buy their properties. This situation resulted in Spaniards moving back to city centres where the size of ...

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Cat Food in Vietnam

Over the review period, the trend for raising precious cat breeds such as Persian, British Shorthair, Exotic and Scottish Fold became more popular amongst affluent consumers in first-tier cities such as Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. They were more ...

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Cat Food in Singapore

Volume sales of cat food are set to grow at a slightly faster pace in 2016 than in the previous year, which is due to higher cat ownership. Awareness campaigns, the continued presence of cat cafés, and the launch of a cat museum, Lion City Kitty, in ...

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Cat Food in Taiwan

Cat food grew by 11% in 2015 in current value terms and a total of 73% over the review period as a whole to reach NT$1.9 billion. This performance can be attributed to the increase in the number of cat-owning households, as well as a 7% increase in ...

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Cat Food in Saudi Arabia

Cat food is expected to generate healthy growth in 2016, supported by strong growth in sales of premium and mid-priced cat food, while negative growth is expected for economy cat food.

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Cat Food in Thailand

Based on provisional estimates, the key industry development that will likely shape the category of cat food in Thailand in 2016 is expected to be the growing popularity of pet cats. Urbanisation and reduced living spaces are resulting in a growing ...

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Cat Food in Turkey

Cat food is expected to register 4% volume growth in 2016, compared with 6% volume growth in 2015. The macroeconomic conditions in the country are expected to deteriorate due to the political and economic conflicts seen in the country in 2016. This ...

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Cat Food in the United Arab Emirates

Premium products are expected to gain further importance in cat food in 2016. Differentiating through packaging types, sizes and designs is one of the most important ways to underline their premium status in comparison with standard brands.

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Cat Food in Ukraine

Cat food sales differ greatly according to location. Average disposable income levels are lower in the smaller cities and villages and rural cat owners often economise by feeding their pets with leftovers. Sales growth in cat food is being largely ...

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Cat Food in South Africa

Cat food will record good growth of 7% in current value terms to reach sales of R1, 126 million in South Africa in 2016. Manufacturers will focus on educating consumers on how to give their cats a balanced diet, in line with the growing humanisation ...

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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 ...

Apr 2016 | US$1,325 | Add to cart | View details

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

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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