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UAE Pet Food Market to 2023 - Premiumised Pet Food Products are Gaining Traction

/EIN News/ -- Dublin, Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "UAE Pet Food Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023" report has been added to's offering.

Owning a pet is considered as a status symbol in the UAE due to which they are becoming more popular among high income earners. On account of rising pet humanisation trend, a large section of the UAE population has started treating their pets as a part of their family. This evolution in the relationship between owners and their pets has increased the owners' awareness of their pet's health such as weight, allergies and dietary tolerances which has resulted into a heightened demand for different types of pet foods in the country.

The UAE Pet Food Market Drivers/Constraints:

In the UAE, pets are now allowed to enter in different spaces such as restaurants, hotels and parks with their owners. Moreover, various hotels, particularly in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, welcome pets with assorted treats and accessories, and offer special canine menu and services.

Premiumised pet food products, such as added ingredients, gluten-free, multigrain, protein-specific, grain-free, etc., introduced by the manufacturers are gaining traction in the region as they provide better quality food, novel proteins and right balance of nutrients.

Nowadays, pet owners are looking for less refined or processed products with natural preservatives and minimal fillers. The arrival of organic pet food which includes no pesticides, artificial preservatives, flavours or genetically modified organisms and supports digestion with natural prebiotics is further creating a positive outlook for the pet food market.

The market is highly competitive and manufacturers face a challenge from pet owners who often hold them responsible in case their pets suffer from any kind of health issues.

Breakup by Pet Food Type

On the basis of pet food type, the market has been segmented into cat food, dog food and others. Cats are considered to be sacred and cleaner in comparison to other pets. As a result, cat food represents the most popular pet food type, accounting for the majority of the total market share.

Breakup by Product Type:

Based on the product type, dry food holds the largest market share. Dry food is considered convenient for both storage and feeding, and can be easily left in a bowl for the pet to consume at its own pace without the fear of spoilage. Moreover, dry kibble is available in several shapes, sizes and types, making it suitable for different types of pets. Other product types include wet and canned food, and snacks and treats.

Breakup by Ingredient

The market has been segregated into animal derivatives, plant derivatives and cereal derivatives. Currently, animal derivatives account for the largest market share as they provide a variety of nutrients including proteins, amino acids, fats, minerals and vitamins which are essential for a pet's health.

Breakup by Distribution Channel

Pet food is distributed through various channels such as supermarkets and hypermarkets, convenience stores and online stores. Among these, supermarkets and hypermarkets represent the leading distribution channel. Numerous pet food manufacturers are investing in advertisement and promotional activities in supermarkets and hypermarkets which is stimulating the sales of pet food.

Competitive Landscape:

The report has also analysed the competitive landscape of the UAE pet food market and provides the profiles of the key players.

This report provides a deep insight into the UAE pet food market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter's five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the pet food market in any manner.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Preface

2 Scope and Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends

5 GCC Pet Food Market
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.3 Market Breakup by Pet Food Type
5.4 Market Breakup by Product Type
5.5 Market Breakup by Ingredient
5.6 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
5.7 Market Breakup by Region
5.8 Market Forecast

6 UAE Pet Food Market
6.1 Market Overview
6.2 Market Performance
6.3 Market Breakup by Pet Food Type
6.4 Market Breakup by Product Type
6.5 Market Breakup by Ingredient
6.6 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
6.7 Market Forecast
6.8 SWOT Analysis
6.9 Value Chain Analysis
6.9.1 Overview
6.9.2 Research and Development
6.9.3 Raw Material Procurement
6.9.4 Manufacturing
6.9.5 Marketing
6.9.6 Distribution
6.9.7 End-Use
6.10 Porters Five Forces Analysis
6.11 Price Analysis
6.12 Key Success and Risk Factors

7 Market Breakup by Pet Type
7.1 Dog Food
7.2 Cat Food
7.3 Others

8 Market Breakup by Product Type
8.1 Dry Food
8.2 Wet and Canned Food
8.3 Snacks and Treats Food

9 Market Breakup by Ingredient
9.1 Animal Derivates
9.2 Plant Derivates
9.3 Cereal Derivative
9.4 Others

10 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
10.1 Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
10.2 Convenience Stores
10.3 Online Stores
10.4 Others

11 Competitive Landscape
11.1 Market Structure
11.2 Key Players
11.3 Profiles of Key Players

12 Pet Food Manufacturing Process
12.1 Product Overview
12.2 Detailed Process Flow
12.3 Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
12.4 Mass Balance and Raw Material Requirements

13 Project Details and Requirements
13.1 Land Requirements
13.2 Construction Requirements
13.3 Plant Machinery
13.4 Raw Material Requirements
13.5 Packaging Requirements
13.6 Transportation Requirements
13.7 Utility Requirements
13.8 Manpower Requirements
13.9 Other Capital Investments

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