The latest cat and dog food trends and statistics covering issues that affect pet food manufacturing, pet health and nutrition, ingredient research, pet food safety and pet ownership trends and statistics that are shaping the global pet food industry.
Frequency of purchasing affects everything from the strategic role of pet departments within multi-category retailers, to customer receptiveness to reward programs, to the appeal of subscription ordering and home delivery of pet food or treats.
Western Europe-based pet food companies predominate on the list of European companies in Petfood Industry’s Top Companies Database. Five of those pet food and pet treat companies achieved annual revenues of more than US$400 million.
As pet food becomes increasingly specialized, with manufacturers catering to consumers’ desires to meet the individual needs of their pets, functional ingredients are becoming more of a trend than ever.
The January 2017 issue of Petfood Industry covers covers how a 40-year-old natural, holistic pet food company has seen great success by getting the word out about what has always been its most important asset: nutritious, high-quality ingredients.