Top 5 fruits and vegetables in U.S. pet food 2018
While many fruits and vegetables are included in traditional kibble formulations made on extruders, other technologies have become available to the pet food ingredient industry.
Market analysts at Nielsen tabulated that pet owners in the United States spent approximately US$33 million on pet foods with human-grade products, such as fruits and vegetables, in 2018. Nielsen reported the top five fruits and vegetables found in pet foods as measured by value sales.
- Carrots – US$3.42 billion