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Australia Pet Food Market, by Type, by Food Type, by Distribution Channel, by Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2026

  • ID: 5141773
  • Report
  • September 2020
  • Region: Australia
  • TechSci Research
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The Australian Pet Food Market is projected to grow to $ 2.9 billion by 2025. Major growth driver for the Australian Pet Food Market includes pet humanization and the increasing desire to opt for pet food innovations, as most of the people find pets to be part of their family, so they are looking for the same quality of pet food as they look in food for themselves. Other driving factors include rising urbanization, increasing consumer disposable income and increasing health concerns about pets making consumer to opt for premium pet food items. Additionally, Vegan, and grain-free pet food brands have also gained prominence in the pet food industry. Such trends are projected to raise the market for pet food premium ingredients.

Based on Type, the market is segmented into Dogs, Cats, Fish and Others (Birds, Small Mammals, etc.). The ‘Dog’ segment is projected to account for the largest share in the Australian Pet Food Market. The growing trend of dog adoption as a family companion is expected to fuel the demand for the product. Dogs are experiencing an upward trend in terms of the idea of pet humanization. This has resulted in an increase in the number of people who own dogs and feed them with premium foods.

Based on Food Type, the market is further categorized into Dry, Wet and Others (includes Treats, Flake & Pellet, Freeze-Dried, etc.). Among these, the ‘Dry Food’ segment had the largest market share in 2019 and the segment will maintain its lead in forecast years as well. Dry type is more commonly used in pet food products, and its popularity can be due to its cost-effective nature and low moisture content, which enables easy handling during storage and processing.

Based on Distribution Channel, the market is further split into Supermarket, Pet Shop/Pet Specialty, Butcher and Online. Supermarkets and Pet Shops/Pet Specialty remains an important source of pet products. A rising number of fortified pet food items are being sold alongside health-specific goods. Pet shops remain popular for pet owners buying food for their pets. In fact, owners of other types of pets generally rely on pet shops as their primary source of food-though bird owners prefer supermarkets. Supermarkets are the leading stores for pet food, but the trend is changing to specialist stores.

On the basis of regional analysis, Australia Capital Territory & New South Wales (NSW / ACT) is the dominant segment in the Australian Pet Food Market due to the higher pet population and per capita income of people in the region. Major players operating in Australia Pet Food market are Mars International, Nestle Purina, Connex United Processors, The Great Australian Pet Food Co., Advanced Pet Care of Australia Pty Ltd, Australian Pet Essentials. Pty Ltd., The Complete Pet Company, Dried & True Pty Ltd, V.I.P. Pet foods, Hypro Petcare, and Australian Pet Treat Company. Major companies are launching new products to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions.

Years considered for this report:
  • Historical Years: 2015-2018
  • Base Year: 2019
  • Estimated Year: 2020
  • Forecast Period: 2020-2025

The Objective of the Study:
  • To analyze and forecast the market size of the Australian Pet Food Market.
  • To classify and forecast the Australian Pet Food Market based on Type, Food Type, Regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for the Australian Pet Food Market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in the Australian Pet Food Market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis for the Australian Pet Food Market.

To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in the Australian Pet Food Market.

The author performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. The author conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, the author could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. The author analyzed the manufacturers and presence of all major players in Australia.

The author calculated the market size of the Australian Pet Food Market by using a Top-Down and Bottom-Up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. The author sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied.

Key Target Audience:
  • Pet Food manufacturers, suppliers and other stakeholders
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to pet food market
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers and partners, end-users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on the market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, the Australian Pet Food Market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

Market, By Type:
  • Dog
  • Cat
  • Fish
  • Others (Birds, Small Mammals etc.)

Market, By Food Type:
  • Dry Food
  • Wet Food
  • Others (includes Treats, Flake & Pellet, Freeze-Dried, etc.)

Market, By Distribution Channel:
  • Supermarket
  • Pet Shop/Pet Specialty Shop
  • Butcher
  • Online

Market, By Region:
  • Australia Capital Territory & New South Wales
  • Victoria and Tasmania
  • Queensland
  • Northern Territory & Southern Australia
  • Western Australia

Competitive Landscape
Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in the Australian Pet Food Market.

Available Customizations:
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1. Research Methodology2. Analyst View3. Global Pet Food Market Overview
4. Australia Pet Food Market Outlook
4.1. Market Size & Forecast
4.1.1. By Value
4.2. Market Share & Forecast
4.2.1. By Pet Type (Dog, Cat, Fish and Others (Birds, Small Mammals, etc.))
4.2.2. By Food Type (Dry, Wet & Others (Treats, Flake & Pellet, Freeze-Dried, etc.))
4.2.3. By Distribution Channel (Supermarket, Pet Shop/ Pet Specialty Shop, butcher and Online)
4.2.4. By Region
4.2.5. By Company
5. Australia Dog Food Market Outlook
5.1. Market Size & Forecast
5.1.1. By Value
5.2. Market Share & Forecast
5.2.1. By Food Type
5.2.2. By Distribution Channel
5.3. Price Point Analysis
6. Australia Cat Food Market Outlook
6.1. Market Size & Forecast
6.1.1. By Value
6.2. Market Share & Forecast
6.2.1. By Food Type
6.2.2. By Distribution Channel
6.3. Price Point Analysis
7. Australia Fish Food Market Outlook
7.1. Market Size & Forecast
7.1.1. By Value
7.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.2.1. By Food Type
7.2.2. By Distribution Channel
7.3. Price Point Analysis
8. Supply Chain Analysis
9. Market Dynamics
9.1. Drivers
9.2. Challenges
10. Market Trends11. Policy & Regulatory Landscape12. Australia Economic Profile
13. Competitive Landscape
13.1. Mars Australia Pty Ltd.
13.2. Nestle Australia Ltd (Purina Pet Care)
13.3. Premier Petfood Company Pty Ltd
13.4. Advanced Pet Care of Australia Pty Ltd
13.5. Real Pet Food Company
13.6. Australian Pet Essentials. Pty Ltd.
13.7. The Complete Pet Company
13.8. Dried & True Pty Ltd
13.9. Hypro Petcare
13.10. Australian Pet Treat Company
14. Strategic Recommendations
(Note: The companies list can be customized based on the client requirements)
List of Figures
Figure 1: Australia Pet Food, Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 2: Australia Pet Food, Market Share, By Type, By Value (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 3: Australia Pet Food, Market Share, By Food Type, By Value (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 4: Australia Pet Food, Market Share, By Distribution Channel (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 5: Australia Pet Food, Market Share, By Region (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 6: Australia Dog, Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 7: Australia Dog Food, Market Share, By Food Type, By Value (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 8: Australia Dog Food, Market Share, By Distribution Channel (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 9: Australia Cat Food, Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 10: Australia Cat Food, Market Share, By Food Type, By Value (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 11: Australia Cat Food, Market Share, By Distribution Channel (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 12: Australia Fish Food, Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 13: Australia Fish Food, Market Share, By Food Type, By Value (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 14: Australia Fish Food, Market Share, By Distribution Channel (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 15: Australia Others (Birds), Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 16: Australia Others (Birds) Food, Market Share, By Food Type, By Value (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
Figure 17: Australia Others (Birds) Food, Market Share, By Distribution Channel (USD Billion), 2015-2025F
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