UAE Cat Food Market by Product Type (Dry Food, Wet and Canned Food and Snacks and Treats) by Ingredient Type (Animal Derivative, Plant Derivative and Cereals Derivative) by Distribution Channel (Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Online Stores and Others): Industry Analysis, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2023-2028

UAE Cat Food Market Overview:

The UAE cat food market was worth US$ XX Billion in 2022, expanding at a CAGR of X% during 2017-2022. Looking forward, the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of around X% during 2023-2028, reaching a value of US$ XX Billion by 2028. Cat food refers to plant- or animal-based products specially curated for kittens and adult cats to ensure optimum metabolism and overall well-being. It consists of snacks, treats, veterinary diets, and dry, wet, and canned food products. Cat food includes meat, poultry, fish, beef tallow, rice, corn, wheat flour, supplements, and preservatives as standard ingredients. It serves as a rich source of fats, carbohydrates, proteins, amino acids, minerals, riboflavin, niacin, and vitamins A, B-12, D-3, C, E, and K. Cat food assists in building and maintaining muscles, bones, blood, organs, hair, nails, and immune system. It also improves gut health, promotes heart and nerve functioning, reduces stress, and prevents sickness.

Increasing pet humanization and cat ownership for companionship and security is one of the key factors driving the market growth in the UAE. In line with this, the rising concerns among cat owners regarding pet health have facilitated the increasing demand for high-end pet food, which, in turn, is favoring the market growth. Additionally, the rising demand for expensive and exotic cat breeds that symbolize high social status and affluence is acting as another growth-inducing factor. Furthermore, widespread demand for cost-effective and low-maintenance pets, such as cats, due to the emergence of nuclear families, coupled with the increasing expatriate population in the region, is providing a considerable boost to the market growth. Apart from this the introduction of cat food in convenient stand-up pouches, re-closable bags, and single-serve pouches and bags is positively influencing the market growth. In line with this, the launch of all-natural cat foods that are gluten-free, offer high nutritional values, and are suitable for cats with sensitive intestinal and digestive systems is providing an impetus to the market growth. Other factors, including rising expenditure capacities of consumers, easy product availability across various e-commerce platforms, and increasing consumer awareness regarding organic cat foods, are anticipated to drive market growth.

Beginning with a regional overview, the report explores the dynamics that have a strong influence on the UAE cat food market and can also impact its future growth. Taking 2022 as the base year, the report covers historical market scenario from 2017-2022 and provides forecasts till 2028. This includes the study of value and volume trends and pricing history. Growth inducing factors, market restraints and recent developments have also been analysed in the report in order to provide a deeper knowledge about the industry. 

The report analyses the competitive structure of the UAE cat food market industry and provides the profiles of major players operating in the market. The price margins for the products along with the various success and risk factors for manufacturers have also been covered in the report. Moreover, in order to determine market attractiveness, the report analyses the UAE cat food market industry along the parameters of the Porter’s Five Forces model. This model examines the degree of competition in the UAE cat food market industry by analysing the threat posed by new entrants and substitutes, and the bargaining power of suppliers and buyers. SWOT analysis of the market has also been presented in the report which highlights the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats pertaining to the UAE cat food market industry. Furthermore, the value chain analysis of the UAE cat food market industry has also been covered in the report. This comprises of all the activities in the value chain, such as the procurement of various raw materials, manufacturing, sales and distribution. 

UAE Cat Food Market Segment Insights:

The UAE cat food market has been analysed as followed:

By Product Type:

  • Dry Food
  • Wet and Canned Food
  • Snacks and Treats

By Ingredient Type:

  • Animal Derivative
  • Plant Derivative
  • Cereals Derivative

By Distribution Channel:

  • Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
  • Convenience Stores
  • Online Stores
  • Others

Competative Landscape: 

The competitive landscape of the market has been analyzed in the report, along with the detailed profiles of the major players operating in the industry.

Highlights of the UAE Cat Food Market Report:

  • Historical and current scenario
  • Trends and developments
  • Impact of COVID-19
  • Market forecast
  • Price analysis and forecast
  • Porter’s five forces analysis
  • SWOT analysis
  • Value chain analysis

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