The major factors driving the growth of the pet food processing market include the increasing trend of pet food product premiumization, rising pet adoption, and acceptance of pets across regions.
Growth of Premiumization Across the Pet Food Category
Rising Acceptance of Pets
Rising Awareness Among Pet Owners to Use Healthy Food With Proactive Ingredients
Growing Investments By Pet Food Processing Equipment Companies
Growing Demand for Extruded Products
Depreciating Processing Capability of Equipment Used for Pet Food Processing
New Technologies Being Used in the Pet Food Processing Industry
Reintroducing the Concept of Convenience Food Through Supermarkets and Hypermarkets Will Help Boost the Pet Food
The wet segment is projected to be the fastest-growing segment in the pet food processing market during the forecast period.
The increasing demand for wet pet food products is mainly due to its high nutritional content and the presence of animal-based proteins, which is essential for the development of pets. Though it is less economical, the increasing trend of pet humanization and product premiumization has encouraged increasing demand for premium and high-quality pet food products among pet owners. These factors are projected to drive the growth of the wet segment in the pet food processing market.
The dog food segment is projected to account for a major share in the pet food processing market during the forecast period.
The dog food segment is projected to account for the largest share in the global pet food market. The increasing population of dogs and the rising trend of pet humanization have encouraged dog owners to accept them as companions, which is projected to drive the demand for premium dog food. These factors are projected to drive the growth of the overall pet food processing equipment market. Dogs have the largest population among other pets globally. Pet owners are witnessing an increasing trend of purchasing premium-priced and nutrition-rich pet food products and prefer opting for high-quality food for their pets. Due to these factors, the dog food segment is projected to account for the largest market share.