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UAE Pet Food Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024

UAE Pet Food Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024

The UAE pet food market reached a value of US$ X Million in 2018. The market is further projected to reach a value of around US$ X Million by 2024, growing at a CAGR of X% during 2019-2024. 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 kibbles are 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:

On the basis of ingredient, the market has been segregated into pet food prepared from 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, online stores and others. 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 Questions Answered in This Report:

How has the UAE pet food market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
Which are the popular product types in the UAE pet food market?
What are the various ingredients in the UAE pet food market?
What are the popular pet food types in the UAE pet food market?
What are the major distribution channels in the UAE pet food market?
What are the price trends of pet food?
What are the various stages in the value chain of the UAE pet food market?
What are the key driving factors and challenges in the UAE pet food market?
What is the structure of the UAE pet food market and who are the key players?
What is the degree of competition in the UAE pet food market?
What are the key requirements for setting up a pet food manufacturing plant?
How is pet food manufactured?
What are the various unit operations involved in a pet food manufacturing plant?
What is the total size of land required for setting up a pet food manufacturing plant?
What are the machinery requirements for setting up a pet food manufacturing plant?
What are the raw material requirements for setting up a pet food manufacturing plant?
What are the packaging requirements for pet food?
What are the transportation requirements for pet food?
What are the utility requirements for setting up a pet food manufacturing plant?
What are the manpower requirements for setting up a pet food manufacturing plant?


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 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 Type
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 Type
6.6 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
6.7 Market Forecast
6.8 SWOT Analysis
6.8.1 Overview
6.8.2 Strengths
6.8.3 Weaknesses
6.8.4 Opportunities
6.8.5 Threats
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
6.10.1 Overview
6.10.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
6.10.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
6.10.4 Degree of Competition
6.10.5 Threat of New Entrants
6.10.6 Threat of Substitutes
6.11 Price Analysis
6.11.1 Key Price Indicators
6.11.2 Price Structure
6.12 Key Success and Risk Factors
7 Market Breakup by Pet Type
7.1 Dog Food
7.1.1 Market Trends
7.1.2 Market Forecast
7.2 Cat Food
7.2.1 Market Trends
7.2.2 Market Forecast
7.3 Others
7.3.1 Market Trends
7.3.2 Market Forecast
8 Market Breakup by Product Type
8.1 Dry Food
8.1.1 Market Trends
8.1.2 Market Forecast
8.2 Wet and Canned Food
8.2.1 Market Trends
8.2.2 Market Forecast
8.3 Snacks and Treats
8.3.1 Market Trends
8.3.2 Market Forecast
9 Market Breakup by Ingredient Type
9.1 Animal Derivatives
9.1.1 Market Trends
9.1.2 Market Forecast
9.2 Plant Derivatives
9.2.1 Market Trends
9.2.2 Market Forecast
9.3 Cereal Derivatives
9.3.1 Market Trends
9.3.2 Market Forecast
9.4 Others
9.4.1 Market Trends
9.4.2 Market Forecast
10 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
10.1 Supermarket and Hypermarkets
10.1.1 Market Trends
10.1.2 Market Forecast
10.2 Convenience Stores
10.2.1 Market Trends
10.2.2 Market Forecast
10.3 Online Stores
10.3.1 Market Trends
10.3.2 Market Forecast
10.4 Others
10.4.1 Market Trends
10.4.2 Market Forecast
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 Machinery Requirements
13.4 Raw Material Requirements
13.5 Packaging Requirements
13.6 Transportation Requirements
13.7 Utility Requirements
13.8 Manpower Requirements
List of Figures
Figure 1: UAE: Pet Food Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
Figure 2: GCC: Pet Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011-2018
Figure 3: GCC: Pet Food Market: Breakup by Pet Type (in %), 2018
Figure 4: GCC: Pet Food Market: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2018
Figure 5: GCC: Pet Food Market: Breakup by Ingredient (in %), 2018
Figure 6: GCC: Pet Food Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2018
Figure 7: GCC: Pet Food Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2018
Figure 8: GCC: Pet Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 9: UAE: Pet Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011-2018
Figure 10: UAE: Pet Food Market: Breakup by Pet Food Type (in %), 2018
Figure 11: UAE: Pet Food Market: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2018
Figure 12: UAE: Pet Food Market: Breakup by Ingredient Type (in %), 2018
Figure 13: UAE: Pet Food Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2018
Figure 14: UAE: Pet Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 15: UAE: Pet Food Market: SWOT Analysis
Figure 16: UAE: Pet Food Market: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 17: UAE: Pet Food Market: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 18: Pet Food Market: Price Structure (US$/Ton)
Figure 19: UAE: Dog Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 20: UAE: Dog Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 21: UAE: Cat Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 22: UAE: Cat Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 23: UAE: Other Pet Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 24: UAE: Other Pet Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 25: UAE: Dry Pet Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 26: UAE: Dry Pet Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 27: UAE: Wet and Canned Pet Food Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 28: UAE: Wet and Canned Pet Food Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 29: UAE: Pet Food (Snacks & Treats) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 30: UAE: Pet Food (Snacks & Treats) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 31: UAE: Pet Food Market (from Animal Derivatives): Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 32: UAE: Pet Food Market Forecast (from Animal Derivatives): Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 33: UAE: Pet Food Market (from Plant Derivatives): Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 34: UAE: Pet Food Market Forecast (from Plant Derivatives): Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 35: UAE: Pet Food Market (from Cereal Derivatives): Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 36: UAE: Pet Food Market Forecast (from Cereal Derivatives): Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 37: UAE: Pet Food Market (from Other Ingredients): Sales Value (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 38: UAE: Pet Food Market Forecast (from Other Ingredients): Sales Value (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 39: UAE: Pet Food Market: Sales through Supermarkets and Hypermarkets (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 40: UAE: Pet Food Market Forecast: Sales through Supermarkets and Hypermarkets (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 41: UAE: Pet Food Market: Sales through Convenience Stores (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 42: UAE: Pet Food Market Forecast: Sales through Convenience Stores (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 43: UAE: Pet Food Market: Sales through Online Stores (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 44: UAE: Pet Food Market Forecast: Sales through Online Stores (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 45: UAE: Pet Food Market: Sales through Other Distribution Channels (in Million US$), 2011 & 2018
Figure 46: UAE: Pet Food Market Forecast: Sales through Other Distribution Channels (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Figure 47: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Detailed Process Flow
Figure 48: Pet Food Manufacturing: Conversion Rate of Feedstocks
Figure 49: UAE: Pet Food Manufacturing: Packaging Requirements
List of Tables
Table 1: GCC: Pet Food Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2024
Table 2: UAE: Pet Food Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2024
Table 3: UAE: Pet Food Market Forecast: Breakup by Pet Food Type (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Table 4: UAE: Pet Food Market Forecast: Breakup by Product Type (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Table 5: UAE: Pet Food Market Forecast: Breakup by Ingredient Type (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Table 6: UAE: Pet Food Market Forecast: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in Million US$), 2019-2024
Table 7: UAE: Pet Food Market: Competitive Structure
Table 8: UAE: Pet Food Market: Key Players
Table 9: UAE: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Land Requirements
Table 10: UAE: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Construction Requirements
Table 11: UAE: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Machinery Requirements
Table 12: UAE: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Raw Material Requirements
Table 13: UAE: Pet Food Manufacturing: Utility Requirements
Table 14: UAE: Pet Food Manufacturing Plant: Manpower Requirements

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