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 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 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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Barriers to entry in the Animal Food Production industry are relatively low and depend on the scale of production an entrant pursues. The scale of production defines the levels of capital, technology, labour and enterprise required to commence operations. In the United States, food production is generally characterized by large-volume production. Most food products have low per unit values, making economies of scale necessary to reduce average per-unit costs. Producers wishing to enter the market will need to manufacture products at a rate similar to their established competitors to effectively compete against them.

Regardless of scale, the capital investment needed to set up certain industry operations can act as a primary barrier for new participants... 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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