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Pet Food Manufacturing

  • ID: 1052520
  • Report
  • December 2020
  • Region: United States
  • 10 pages
  • First Research
Brief Excerpt from Industry Overview Chapter:

Companies in this industry manufacture food for dogs and cats, using grains, oilseed products, and meat products. Major companies include divisions of Colgate-Palmolive (Hill's Pet Nutrition); General Mills (Blue Buffalo Pet Products); JM Smucker (Big Heart Pet Brands); Mars (Iams, Pedigree, and Royal Canin), and Nestlé Purina PetCare all based in the US; along with Affinity Petcare (Spain), Heristo (Germany), and Unicharm (Japan).

Competitive Landscape

Pet ownership drives demand. The profitability of individual companies depends heavily on effective marketing. Large companies have advantages of scale in manufacturing, marketing, and distribution. Small companies can compete effectively by offering specialized products or by serving a local market. The US pet food manufacturing industry is highly concentrated: the eight largest companies account for about 80% of sales.

Products, Operations & Technology

Major products include dry dog food, which accounts for a major part of industry revenue. Other products include dry cat food, dog and cat treats, wet cat food, and wet dog food, according to the Pet Food Institute.
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  • Industry Overview
  • Quarterly Industry Update
  • Business Challenges
  • Business Trends
  • Industry Opportunities
  • Call Preparation Questions
  • Financial Information
  • Industry Forecast
  • Web Links and Acronyms
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