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Saudi Arabia Cat Food Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024

Saudi Arabia Cat Food Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024

Cat food is made of plant or animal materials which are intended for the consumption of domesticated cats. It is a good source of proteins, carbohydrates, fats and several other nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. Cats are one of the most preferred pets in Saudi Arabia since they are considered sacred, cleaner, cheaper to buy and maintain and are well suited to the regional climate. As a result, the Saudi Arabia cat food market has experienced a sustained growth over the years. According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Saudi Arabia Cat Food Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024”, the market reached a value of US$ 18.4 Million in 2018.

Due to the rising awareness among the pet owners regarding the benefits offered by cat food, such as combating skin allergies and infections and providing essential proteins and nutrients to maintain the weight and energy level of the cats, the demand for cat food has witnessed a positive thrust. Further, the shift towards premium cat food products with enhanced nutritional value is boosting the market growth. Moreover, the expansion of the organised retail sector in the region is fostering the growth of the Saudi Arabia cat food market as these channels enable the consumers to choose between different cat food brands and products at one place. Looking forward, the market value is projected to reach US$ 25.7 Million by 2024, expanding at a CAGR of 5.6% during 2019-2024.

Market Summary:

Based on the product type, the market has been segmented as dry food, wet & canned food, and snacks & treats. Currently, dry food is the most popular product type, holding the majority of the total global market.
On the basis of ingredients, animal derivatives dominate the market, accounting for the largest share. They are followed by the plant derivatives, cereal derivatives and others.
Based on the distribution channel, the report finds that supermarkets & hypermarkets represent the leading segment, accounting for the majority of the total global market. Other major distribution channels include convenience stores and online stores.
The report has also analysed the competitive landscape of the market and provides the details of the key players.

This report provides a deep insight into the Saudi Arabia cat food industry 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 & challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. The 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 Saudi Arabia cat food industry in any manner.

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

How has the Saudi Arabia cat food market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
What are the major ingredients in the Saudi Arabia cat food market?
What are the key product types in the Saudi Arabia cat food market?
What are the major distribution channels in the Saudi Arabia cat food market?
What are the various stages in the value chain of the Saudi Arabia cat food industry?
What are the key driving factors and challenges in the Saudi Arabia cat food industry?
What is the structure of the Saudi Arabia cat food industry and who are the key players?
What is the degree of competition in the Saudi Arabia cat food industry?
What are the profit margins in the Saudi Arabia cat food industry?
What are the key requirements for setting up a cat food manufacturing plant?
How is cat food manufactured?
What are the various unit operations involved in a cat food manufacturing plant?
What is the total size of land required for setting up a cat food manufacturing plant?
What are the machinery requirements for setting up a cat food manufacturing plant?
What are the raw material requirements for setting up a cat food manufacturing plant?
What are the packaging requirements for cat food?
What are the transportation requirements for cat food?
What are the utility requirements for setting up a cat food manufacturing plant?
What are the manpower requirements for setting up a cat food manufacturing plant?
What are the infrastructure costs for setting up a cat food manufacturing plant?
What are the capital costs for setting up a cat food manufacturing plant?
What are the operating costs for setting up a cat food manufacturing plant?
What will be the income and expenditures for a cat food manufacturing plant?
What is the time required to break-even?


1 Preface
2 Scope and Methodology
2.1 Objectives of the Study
2.2 Stakeholders
2.3 Data Sources
2.3.1 Primary Sources
2.3.2 Secondary Sources
2.4 Market Estimation
2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.4.2 Top-Down Approach
2.5 Forecasting Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends
5 GCC Cat Food Market
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.3 Market Breakup by Product Type
5.4 Market Breakup by Ingredient Type
5.5 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
5.6 Market Breakup by Region
5.7 Market Forecast
6 Saudi Arabia Cat Food Market
6.1 Market Overview
6.2 Market Performance
6.3 Market Breakup by Product Type
6.4 Market Breakup by Ingredient Type
6.5 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
6.6 Market Forecast
6.7 SWOT Analysis
6.7.1 Overview
6.7.2 Strengths
6.7.3 Weaknesses
6.7.4 Opportunities
6.7.5 Threats
6.8 Value Chain Analysis
6.8.1 Overview
6.8.2 Research and Development
6.8.3 Raw Material Procurement
6.8.4 Manufacturing
6.8.5 Marketing
6.8.6 Distribution
6.8.7 End-Use
6.9 Porters Five Forces Analysis
6.9.1 Overview
6.9.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
6.9.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
6.9.4 Degree of Competition
6.9.5 Threat of New Entrants
6.9.6 Threat of Substitutes
6.10 Price Analysis
6.10.1 Key Price Indicators
6.10.2 Price Structure
6.11 Key Success and Risk Factors
7 Market Breakup by Product Type
7.1 Dry Food
7.1.1 Market Trends
7.1.2 Market Forecast
7.2 Wet & Canned Food
7.2.1 Market Trends
7.2.2 Market Forecast
7.3 Snacks & Treats
7.3.1 Market Trends
7.3.2 Market Forecast
8 Market Breakup by Ingredient Type
8.1 Animal Derivatives
8.1.1 Market Trends
8.1.2 Market Forecast
8.2 Plant Derivatives
8.2.1 Market Trends
8.2.2 Market Forecast
8.3 Cereal Derivatives
8.3.1 Market Trends
8.3.2 Market Forecast
8.4 Others
8.4.1 Market Trends
8.4.2 Market Forecast
9 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
9.1 Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
9.1.1 Market Trends
9.1.2 Market Forecast
9.2 Convenience Stores
9.2.1 Market Trends
9.2.2 Market Forecast
9.3 Online stores
9.3.1 Market Trends
9.3.2 Market Forecast
9.4 Others
9.4.1 Market Trends
9.4.2 Market Forecast
10 Competitive Landscape
10.1 Market Structure
10.2 Key Players
10.3 Profiles of Key Players
11 Cat Food Manufacturing Process
11.1 Product Overview
11.2 Detailed Process Flow
11.3 Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
11.4 Mass Balance and Raw Material Requirements
12 Project Details and Requirements
12.1 Land Requirements
12.2 Construction Requirements
12.3 Plant Machinery
12.4 Raw Material Requirements
12.5 Packaging Requirements
12.6 Transportation Requirements
12.7 Utility Requirements
12.8 Manpower Requirements
12.9 Other Capital Investments
List of Figures
Figure 1: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
Figure 2: GCC: Cat Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011-2018
Figure 3: GCC: Cat Food Market: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2018
Figure 4: GCC: Cat Food Market: Breakup by Ingredient Type (in %), 2018
Figure 5: GCC: Cat Food Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2018
Figure 6: GCC: Cat Food Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2018
Figure 7: GCC: Cat Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 8: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011-2018
Figure 9: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2018
Figure 10: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Breakup by Ingredient Type (in %), 2018
Figure 11: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2018
Figure 12: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 13: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 14: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 15: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 16: Cat Food Market: Price Structure (US$/Ton)
Figure 17: Saudi Arabia: Dry Cat Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 18: Saudi Arabia: Dry Cat Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 19: Saudi Arabia: Wet & Canned Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 20: Saudi Arabia: Wet & Canned Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 21: Saudi Arabia: Snacks & Treats Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 22: Saudi Arabia: Snacks & Treats Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 23: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Ingredients Derived from Animals (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 24: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market Forecast: Ingredients Derived from Animals (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 25: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Ingredients Derived from Plant (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 26: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market Forecast: Ingredients Derived from Plant (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 27: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Ingredients Derived from Cereal (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 28: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market Forecast: Ingredients Derived from Cereal (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 29: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Other Ingredients (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 30: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market Forecast: Other Ingredients (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 31: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Sales through Supermarkets and Hypermarkets (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 32: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market Forecast: Sales through Supermarkets and Hypermarkets (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 33: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Sales through Convenience Stores (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 34: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market Forecast: Sales through Convenience Stores (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 35: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Sales through Online stores (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 36: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market Forecast: Sales through Online stores (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 37: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Sales through Other Distribution Channels (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 38: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market Forecast: Sales through Other Distribution Channels (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 39: Cat Food Manufacturing Plant: Detailed Process Flow
Figure 40: Cat Food Manufacturing: Conversion Rate of Feedstocks
Figure 41: Cat Food Manufacturing Plant: Packaging Requirements
List of Tables
Table 1: GCC: Cat Food Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2024
Table 2: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2024
Table 3: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market Forecast: Breakup by Product Type (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Table 4: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market Forecast: Breakup by Ingredient Type (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Table 5: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market Forecast: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Table 6: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Market: Competitive Structure
Table 7: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Manufacturing Plant: Land Requirements
Table 8: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Manufacturing Plant: Construction Requirements
Table 9: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Manufacturing Plant: Machinery Requirements
Table 10: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Manufacturing Plant: Utility Requirements
Table 11: Saudi Arabia: Cat Food Manufacturing Plant: Manpower Requirements

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