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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Pet owners still spend on their pets, but more cautiously

Generally consumers cut back on spending and focused more on paying back loans and saving more for rainy days, but pet owners are still committed and dedicated to taking care of and providing the best for their pets, resulting in higher sales across all major segments. The total pet care market saw an increase over the review period, despite more consumers switching to cheaper private label products and constantly looking for promotions with heavy price cuts on their preferred brands. Retailers attract pet owners with more innovative products and a wider assortment of economy products, since pet food is among the few categories with constant growth in terms of both volume and value.

Private label products further expand

Retailers realised the high potential in pet food and widened their product ranges. They are not limiting their assortment to price leader products only, but organic ranges and gourmet meals have also appeared on their shelves. Meanwhile, as pet superstores build their product range on expertise and commitment to pets, grocery retailers focus on delivering high value meals at rock bottom prices. Parapharmacy and drugstore chains, like Dm-Drogerie Markt and Rossmann, allocate more shelf space to pet food brands, demonstrating the importance of the category.

Innovation is fuelled by international players

International manufacturers, like Mars and Nestlé, fuel the market value growth by launching and promoting innovative products, targeting smaller consumer segments in cat and dog food. Specialist products for puppies and kittens, or gourmet meals with new taste experiences, are among the key novelties. The recent launch of Softmix dog food and Prevital cat food from Partner in Pet Food, the largest producer of private label products, created a new platform with quality branded products in mid-priced pet food. International retailers, like Fressnapf, are also active in product innovation, widening organic pet food ranges and novelties without artificial colourings and preservatives. Local manufacturers mostly focus on value offerings and lack significant marketing support for their products.

Internet retailing – pet owners started to click on “buy” button

Currently, hypermarkets take over a third of total pet care sales and pet shops with supermarkets grab an additional third of the market, but customers started to buy pet food through internet retailing as well. In addition to the convenience of home delivery, the lower price offered by internet retailers turned customers into avid online buyers. Internet retailing is especially popular in the case of premium dry dog food and bulk shopping of other food products where transportation is expensive, or time consuming. Since Hungary has the highest VAT rate, of 27%, in the European Union, internet retailers in foreign countries, like Poland, Germany, or Slovakia charging lower VAT, offer their products at a more competitive price compared to their Hungarian counterparts and often outsell local internet retailers.

Uncertainty expected during the forecast period

Additional to general uncertainty brought by global recession, Hungarian pet food manufacturers should take into account more factors when it comes to predicting their business performance. Rising meat prices, more rigorous regulations on food safety and labelling will have a negative impact on pricing and manufacturers will struggle to keep manufacturing costs low. Retailers are also under pressure from the government, with extra taxes on retailers, increased VAT and higher transportation costs. All these factors will lead to a market with higher unit prices and it is still unclear how consumers will react to pet ownership being more expensive.

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Overview

Discover the latest market trends and uncover sources of future market growth for the Pet Care industry in Hungary with research from Euromonitor's team of in-country analysts.

Find hidden opportunities in the most current research data available, understand competitive threats with our detailed market analysis, and plan your corporate strategy with our expert qualitative analysis and growth projections.

If you're in the Pet Care industry in Hungary, our research will save you time and money while empowering you to make informed, profitable decisions.

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The Pet Care in Hungary market research report includes:

  • Analysis of key supply-side and demand trends
  • Detailed segmentation of international and local products
  • Historic volumes and values, company and brand market shares
  • Five year forecasts of market trends and market growth
  • Robust and transparent market research methodology, conducted in-country

Our market research reports answer questions such as:

  • What is the market size of Pet Care in Hungary?
  • What are the major brands in Hungary?
  • How did the downturn affect pet care spending?
  • Which is the best-performing category within pet care?
  • Which is the fastest-growing pet food manufacturer?
  • How have pet specialists fared in recent years?
  • What are growth prospects for pet care in the next 5 years?

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  • Track key industry trends, opportunities and threats
  • Inform your marketing, brand, strategy and market development, sales and supply functions

This industry report originates from Passport, our Pet Care market research database.

Table of Contents

Pet Care in Hungary - Industry Overview

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Pet owners still spend on their pets, but more cautiously

Private label products further expand

Innovation is fuelled by international players

Internet retailing – pet owners started to click on “buy” button

Uncertainty expected during the forecast period

KEY TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS

Pet food – a growing category despite recession

Private label products are trusted and bought – at the expense of branded goods

Price and promotions drive the competitive situation

Pets – high involvement

Internet retailing still in its infancy, but opens up and threatens pet shops

MARKET INDICATORS

  • Table 1 Pet Populations 2008-2013

MARKET DATA

  • Table 2 Sales of Pet Food by Category: Volume 2008-2013
  • Table 3 Sales of Pet Care by Category: Value 2008-2013
  • Table 4 Sales of Pet Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2008-2013
  • Table 5 Sales of Pet Care by Category: % Value Growth 2008-2013
  • Table 6 NBO Company Shares of Pet Food: % Value 2008-2012
  • Table 7 LBN Brand Shares of Pet Food: % Value 2009-2012
  • Table 8 NBO Company Shares of Dog and Cat Food: % Value 2008-2012
  • Table 9 LBN Brand Shares of Dog and Cat Food: % Value 2009-2012
  • Table 10 Penetration of Private Label in Pet Care by Category: % Value 2006-2011
  • Table 11 Distribution of Pet Care by Format: % Value 2008-2013
  • Table 12 Distribution of Pet Care by Format and Category: % Value 2012
  • Table 13 Distribution of Dog and Cat Food by Format: % Value 2008-2013
  • Table 14 Distribution of Dog and Cat Food by Format and Category: % Value 2013
  • Table 15 Forecast Sales of Pet Food by Category: Volume 2013-2018
  • Table 16 Forecast Sales of Pet Care by Category: Value 2013-2018
  • Table 17 Forecast Sales of Pet Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
  • Table 18 Forecast Sales of Pet Care by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018

DEFINITIONS

SOURCES

  • Summary 1 Research Sources

Pet Care in Hungary - Company Profiles

Alpha-Vet Kft in Pet Care (Hungary)

STRATEGIC DIRECTION

KEY FACTS

  • Summary 2 Alpha-Vet Kft: Key Facts
  • Summary 3 Alpha-Vet Kft: Operational Indicators

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PRODUCTION

COMPETITIVE POSITIONING

  • Summary 4 Alpha-Vet Kft.: Competitive Position 2012

Fressnapf Hungária Kft in Pet Care (Hungary)

STRATEGIC DIRECTION

KEY FACTS

  • Summary 5 Fressnapf Hungária Kft : Key Facts
  • Summary 6 Fressnapf Hungária Kft: Operational Indicators

INTERNET STRATEGY

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PRIVATE LABEL

  • Summary 7 Fressnapf Hungária Kft: Private Label Portfolio

COMPETITIVE POSITIONING

  • Summary 8 Fressnapf Hungária Kft: Competitive Position 2012

Panzi-Pet Kft in Pet Care (Hungary)

STRATEGIC DIRECTION

KEY FACTS

  • Summary 9 Panzi-Pet Kft: Key Facts
  • Summary 10 Panzi-Pet Kft.: Operational Indicators

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PRODUCTION

COMPETITIVE POSITIONING

  • Summary 11 Panzi-Pet Kft: Competitive Position 2012

Pet Hungaria Kft in Pet Care (Hungary)

STRATEGIC DIRECTION

KEY FACTS

  • Summary 12 Pet Hungaria Kft.: Key Facts
  • Summary 13 Pet Hungaria Kft.: Operational Indicators

COMPANY BACKGROUND

PRODUCTION

  • Summary 14 Pet Hungaria Kft: Production Statistics 2012

COMPETITIVE POSITIONING

  • Summary 15 Pet Hungaria Kft.: Competitive Position 2012

Cat Food in Hungary - Category Analysis

HEADLINES

TRENDS

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

PROSPECTS

CATEGORY INDICATORS

  • Table 19 Cat Owning Households: % Analysis 2008-2013
  • Table 20 Cat Population 2008-2013
  • Table 21 Consumption of Prepared Cat Food: % Analysis 2008-2013

CATEGORY DATA

  • Summary 16 Cat Food by Price Band 2013
  • Table 22 Sales of Cat Food by Category: Volume 2008-2013
  • Table 23 Sales of Cat Food by Category: Value 2008-2013
  • Table 24 Sales of Cat Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2008-2013
  • Table 25 Sales of Cat Food by Category: % Value Growth 2008-2013
  • Table 26 Sales of Premium Cat Food by Category: Value 2008-2013
  • Table 27 NBO Company Shares of Cat Food: % Value 2008-2012
  • Table 28 LBN Brand Shares of Cat Food: % Value 2009-2012
  • Table 29 LBN Brand Shares of Cat Treats: % Value 2009-2012
  • Table 30 Forecast Sales of Cat Food by Category: Volume 2013-2018
  • Table 31 Forecast Sales of Cat Food by Category: Value 2013-2018
  • Table 32 Forecast Sales of Cat Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
  • Table 33 Forecast Sales of Cat Food by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018

Dog Food in Hungary - Category Analysis

HEADLINES

TRENDS

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

PROSPECTS

CATEGORY INDICATORS

  • Table 34 Dog Owning Households: % Analysis 2008-2013
  • Table 35 Dog Population 2008-2013
  • Table 36 Consumption of Prepared Dog Food: % Analysis 2008-2013

CATEGORY DATA

  • Summary 17 Dog Food by Price Band 2013
  • Table 37 Sales of Dog Food by Category: Volume 2008-2013
  • Table 38 Sales of Dog Food by Category: Value 2008-2013
  • Table 39 Sales of Dog Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2008-2013
  • Table 40 Sales of Dog Food by Category: % Value Growth 2008-2013
  • Table 41 Sales of Premium Dog Food by Category: Value 2008-2013
  • Table 42 NBO Company Shares of Dog Food: % Value 2008-2012
  • Table 43 LBN Brand Shares of Dog Food: % Value 2009-2012
  • Table 44 LBN Brand Shares of Dog Treats: % Value 2009-2012
  • Table 45 Forecast Sales of Dog Food by Category: Volume 2013-2018
  • Table 46 Forecast Sales of Dog Food by Category: Value 2013-2018
  • Table 47 Forecast Sales of Dog Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
  • Table 48 Forecast Sales of Dog Food by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018

Other Pet Food in Hungary - Category Analysis

HEADLINES

TRENDS

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

PROSPECTS

CATEGORY INDICATORS

  • Table 49 Other Pet Population 2008-2013

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 50 Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: Volume 2008-2013
  • Table 51 Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: Value 2008-2013
  • Table 52 Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2008-2013
  • Table 53 Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: % Value Growth 2008-2013
  • Table 54 LBN Brand Shares of Bird Food: % Value 2009-2012
  • Table 55 LBN Brand Shares of Fish Food: % Value 2009-2012
  • Table 56 LBN Brand Shares of Small Mammal/Reptile Food: % Value 2009-2012
  • Table 57 Forecast Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: Volume 2013-2018
  • Table 58 Forecast Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: Value 2013-2018
  • Table 59 Forecast Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
  • Table 60 Forecast Sales of Other Pet Food by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018

Pet Products in Hungary - Category Analysis

HEADLINES

TRENDS

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

PROSPECTS

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 61 Sales of Pet Products by Category: Value 2008-2013
  • Table 62 Sales of Pet Products by Category: % Value Growth 2008-2013
  • Table 63 Sales of Pet Healthcare by Type: % Value Breakdown 2008-2013
  • Table 64 Forecast Sales of Pet Products by Category: Value 2013-2018
  • Table 65 Forecast Sales of Pet Products by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018

Segmentation

This market research report includes the following:

  • Pet Care
    • Pet Food
      • Dog and Cat Food
        • Cat Food
          • Cat Treats and Mixers
            • Cat Mixers
            • Cat Treats
          • Dry Cat Food
            • Economy Dry Cat Food
            • Mid-Priced Dry Cat Food
            • Premium Dry Cat Food
            • Wet Cat Food
              • Economy Wet Cat Food
              • Mid-Priced Wet Cat Food
              • Premium Wet Cat Food
            • Dog Food
              • Dog Treats and Mixers
                • Dog Mixers
                • Dog Treats
              • Dry Dog Food
                • Economy Dry Dog Food
                • Mid-Priced Dry Dog Food
                • Premium Dry Dog Food
                • Wet Dog Food
                  • Economy Wet Dog Food
                  • Mid-Priced Wet Dog Food
                  • Premium Wet Dog Food
              • Dog and Cat Food by Price Platform and Type
                • Dog and Cat Food by Price Platform (Excl Treats and Mixers)
                  • Economy Dog and Cat Food
                    • Economy Dry Cat Food
                    • Economy Dry Dog Food
                    • Economy Wet Cat Food
                    • Economy Wet Dog Food
                  • Mid-Priced Dog and Cat Food
                    • Mid-Priced Dry Cat Food
                    • Mid-Priced Dry Dog Food
                    • Mid-Priced Wet Cat Food
                    • Mid-Priced Wet Dog Food
                  • Premium Dog and Cat Food
                    • Premium Dry Cat Food
                      • Premium Dry Dog Food
                        • Premium Wet Cat Food
                          • Premium Wet Dog Food
                        • Dog and Cat Food by Price Platform (incl Treats and Mixers)
                          • Cat Food by Price Platform
                            • Cat Treats and Mixers
                              • Cat Mixers
                              • Cat Treats
                            • Economy Cat Food
                              • Economy Dry Cat Food
                              • Economy Wet Cat Food
                            • Mid-Priced Cat Food
                              • Mid-Priced Dry Cat Food
                              • Mid-Priced Wet Cat Food
                            • Premium Cat Food
                              • Premium Dry Cat Food
                                • Premium Wet Cat Food
                              • Dog Food by Price Platform
                                • Dog Treats and Mixers
                                  • Dog Mixers
                                  • Dog Treats
                                • Economy Dog Food
                                  • Economy Dry Dog Food
                                  • Economy Wet Dog Food
                                • Mid-Priced Dog Food
                                  • Mid-Priced Dry Dog Food
                                  • Mid-Priced Wet Dog Food
                                • Premium Dog Food
                                  • Premium Dry Dog Food
                                    • Premium Wet Dog Food
                                • Dog and Cat Food by Type (Excl Treats and Mixers)
                                  • Dry Dog and Cat Food
                                    • Dry Cat Food
                                      • Economy Dry Cat Food
                                      • Mid-Priced Dry Cat Food
                                      • Premium Dry Cat Food
                                      • Dry Dog Food
                                        • Economy Dry Dog Food
                                        • Mid-Priced Dry Dog Food
                                        • Premium Dry Dog Food
                                      • Wet Dog and Cat Food
                                        • Wet Cat Food
                                          • Economy Wet Cat Food
                                          • Mid-Priced Wet Cat Food
                                          • Premium Wet Cat Food
                                          • Wet Dog Food
                                            • Economy Wet Dog Food
                                            • Mid-Priced Wet Dog Food
                                            • Premium Wet Dog Food
                                      • Other Pet Food
                                        • Bird Food
                                        • Fish Food
                                        • Small Mammal/Reptile Food
                                    • Pet Products
                                      • Cat Litter
                                      • Pet Healthcare
                                      • Pet Dietary Supplements
                                      • Other Pet Products

                                  Statistics Included

                                  For each category and subcategory you will receive the following data in Excel format:

                                  From Passport

                                  • Market Sizes
                                  • Company Shares
                                  • Brand Shares
                                  • Distribution
                                  • Pricing
                                  • Analysis by Type
                                  • Number of Vets
                                  • Pet Ownership
                                  • Pet Population
                                  • Prepared Gap
                                  • Product by Life-Cycle
                                  • Products by Ingredient

                                  Market size details:

                                  • Retail volume
                                  • Retail volume % growth
                                  • Retail volume per capita
                                  • Retail value retail selling price % growth
                                  • Retail value retail selling price local currency, USD, EUR, GBP, CHF, JPY
                                  • Retail value retail selling price per capita local currency, USD, EUR, GBP, CHF, JPY
                                  • Retail value manufacturer selling price % growth
                                  • Retail value manufacturer selling price local currency, USD, EUR, GBP, CHF, JPY
                                  • Retail value manufacturer selling price per capita local currency, USD, EUR, GBP, CHF, JPY

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