According to the report, other petfood faced a challenging environment in 2012, with the bird and fish populations declining slightly as high upfront investment costs associated with exotic fish and birds dissuaded new pet owners from acquiring such pets.
The report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level with retail sales data 2008-12. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market, as well as provides forecasts to 2017 illustrate how the market is set to change. The report covers the market for bird food, fish food, and small mammal and reptile food.
While cat trends continue, the pandemic has added to overall slow-growth treatment of the cat food market.
Premiumization and humanization, as well as automation, fueled continued operation growth in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.