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.
By Tim Wall
In 2020, pandemic driven demand alternative pet market, reducing owner preparation and diligence as people scramble to buy what puppies they could, without investigating the source, or even seeing the young dog.
By Debbie Phillips-Donaldson
Issues with pet food transportation have contributed to higher costs in supply chain disruptions.