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Animal Food Production in Canada: Market Research Report

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Animal Food Production in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 31111CA | Mar 2016

Chow down: Rising exports and increasing pet ownership will boost industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Animal Food Production market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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The Animal Food Production industry has grown over the past five years, despite fluctuations in the price of animal feed. Rising input costs were largely absorbed by industry operators, passed on to downstream producers or offset by rising global demand for meat. The industry was also bolstered by a steady increase in demand for pet food brought on by an increase in pet ownership. The industry is expected to grow alongside demand for animal feed and pet food over the next five years. Rising disposable income will encourage more Canadians to purchase pets and pet food products. In particular, premium brands will benefit as consumers are better situated financially to pamper their pets.

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Dog and cat food

Dog and cat food make up the largest segment of the Animal Food Production industry due to the large number of Canadians that own household pets. According to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 38.2% of Canadian households owned a cat in 2011, while 35.0% owned a dog. Within this segment, dog food has always comprised a slightly larger portion of sales revenue (57.0% to cat food's 38.6%), according to Euromonitor International, because dogs consume greater quantities of food than cats. Pet food related spending is expected to continue to increase in the coming years as growing disposable incomes allow Canadians to buy more products for their pets... purchase to read more


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What is the Animal Food Production Industry?

This industry processes raw ingredients into food for animal livestock and pets. The products are packaged and sold to cattle ranches, dairy farms, other animal-production farms, grocery wholesalers and retailers.

Industry Products
Dog & cat foodsLivestock and dairy feedChicken and turkey feedHog and pig feed Other prepared foods
Industry Activities
Prepared animal feed productionCanned pet food production Bird feed production Cattle lick production Chaff production Crushed grain productionDog biscuit productionGrain offal productionCanned pet food productionPrepared poultry feed production

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