The annual rate of growth for the Italian cat and dog food market increased 5.9%, according to a new report.
The Italian cat and dog food market is worth â‚¬1.49 billion (US$1.8 billion), equivalent to 495,800 metric tons of products sold, according to a report by the National Association for Pet Feeding and Care (ASSALCO). Speciality retailers accounted for â‚¬581.2 million (US$716 million) of this figure, while the supermarkets and hypermarkets were responsible for â‚¬909.3 million (US$1.121 billion) in sales.
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