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

IBISWorld’s Animal Food Production market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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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The distribution of animal food production in Canada largely follows population patterns, favourable climate conditions for growing grains and the distribution of animal producers. Pet food producers tend to locate near or around heavily populated areas where there are likely to be household consumers with pets. Animal feed producers locate closer to livestock, poultry and pork growers in order to reduce transportation costs. They also situate in areas dominated by crop production, particularly of grains like corn, wheat and barley, which are widely used in feed production. This divides industry producers between two areas of the country; provinces with large metropolitan centres, such as Ontario and Quebec, and strong agricultural centres, such as Alberta... 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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