Find the latest dog, cat and companion animal food market trends and news, including statistics on the global pet care market, from the editors of Petfood Industry magazine. Learn how current and future food trends influence pet food and pet treat formulations and sales, how pet owners impact the pet food industry, and growing pet food niches. The data included has been collected from various industry reports, expert industry analysis, presentations from the annual Petfood Forum conference and tradeshow and WATT Global Media’s exclusive Top Pet Food Companies database. Register for free to access premium content.
Quality control procedures boost efficiency, ensure consistent pet food products and reduce the potential for recalls, but quality control can go beyond that to become a marketing tool for dog, cat and other pet food producers.
The economic situation may be worsening for many pet owners as the year goes on. In February, 63% of pet owners reported spending the same amount in the previous month and the current one. By June, that had declined to 49%.