Animal Food Production in Canada: Market Research Report

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Animal Food Production in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 31111CA | Mar 2015

Eat up: Growing international demand for meat products will increase industry revenue

The Animal Food Production market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Animal Food Production industry fattened up over the past five years, despite fluctuations in the price of animal feed. The industry was also bolstered by a steady increase in demand for pet food brought on by an increase in pet ownership. In the coming years, the industry is expected to grow alongside demand for animal feed and pet food. 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... purchase to read more

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Industry operators require a high level of capital investment because production requires machines to process inputs, manufacture the products and package them. As more companies rely on machinery to automate processes, they endure more wear and tear and must be replaced. For every dollar spent on wages, companies spend $0.36 on capital.

All of the industry's major players have undertaken a significant amount of capital expenditures in recent years. For example, in 2013, Cargill invested over $2.4 billion on efforts to modernize its facilities to increase production efficiencies and reduce the price of its animal feed products. However, capital intensity varies considerably with regard to the size of the producer... 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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