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Pet Food Ingredients Market - By Ingredients (Amino acids, Phosphates, Vitamins, Acidifiers, Specialty Proteins {Fish protein [Salmon, Whitefish]}, Fish oils, Carotenoids), By Animal (Dog, Cat, Fish), Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI3947
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Pet Food Ingredients Market Size

Pet Food Ingredients Market size was valued at over USD 1.34 billion in 2022 and is estimated to reach USD 2.25 billion by 2032. The rising pet population, evolving consumer preferences, and a focus on pet health and wellness are driving the demand for high-quality ingredients. Companies that can offer natural, sustainable, and personalized pet food ingredients while maintaining transparency and traceability will be well-positioned to capitalize on market opportunities.


Pet Food Ingredients Market

The demand for novel protein sources such as venison, bison, fish, and insects is growing as pet owners look for variety and alternatives to traditional protein sources. Pet food formulations are incorporating functional ingredients like probiotics, prebiotics, antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, and joint supplements to provide specific health benefits and cater to pet owners' growing interest in holistic pet care.


The market is witnessing a rise in customized and personalized pet food options, offering tailored diets based on factors such as breed, size, age, and specific dietary needs. Pet owners are increasingly concerned about the environmental impact and animal welfare associated with pet food production, driving the demand for sustainable and ethically sourced ingredients.


COVID-19 Impact

In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were disruptions in supply chains across various industries, including the pet food ingredients market. Lockdowns, transportation restrictions, and workforce shortages affected the production and distribution of pet food ingredients. This could have led to short-term fluctuations in the availability and pricing of certain ingredients. While some pet owners faced financial challenges during the pandemic, others increased their spending on pets. Many people adopted or fostered pets during lockdowns, leading to higher demand for pet food products, including ingredients. This surge in pet ownership and spending on pets could have boosted the market.


Pet Food Ingredients Market Trends

The market experiencing several growth trends driven by evolving consumer preferences, health awareness, and sustainability concerns. Pet owners increasingly seek pet food products with natural, wholesome, and minimally processed ingredients. There is a growing interest in pet foods with high-quality proteins, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, as well as those free from artificial additives and preservatives.


Pet Food Ingredients Market Analysis

Pet Food Ingredients Market Size, By Ingredients, 2021 - 2032 (USD Million)

Based on ingredients, the pet food ingredients market is segmented as Amino acids, Phosphates, Vitamins, Acidifiers, and Specialty Proteins. Amino acids are essential ingredients in pet food formulations, contributing to overall pet health and nutrition. These building blocks of proteins play a vital role in supporting muscle development, immune function, and energy production. As pet owners increasingly seek high-quality and specialized pet food, amino acids like taurine, lysine, and methionine are gaining prominence in pet food formulations to ensure balanced nutrition and address specific dietary requirements.


Pet Food Ingredients Market Revenue Share (%), By Animal, (2022)

Based on animal, the pet food ingredients market is segmented as dog, cat, and fish. The dog food ingredients market represents the largest segment within the pet food industry. Pet owners increasingly prioritize high-quality and nutritionally balanced ingredients for their canine companions. Protein sources, such as chicken, beef, and lamb, remain popular choices in dog food formulations. Grain-free options and alternative carbohydrates like sweet potatoes and lentils are gaining traction. Functional ingredients like glucosamine, chondroitin, and omega-3 fatty acids are incorporated to support joint health, coat condition, and overall well-being in dogs.


U.S. Pet Food Ingredients Market, 2020- 2032 (USD Million)

U.S. dominated the North American region with majority pet food ingredients market share and a revenue of over USD 300 million in 2022 and is anticipated to expand at a significant pace from 2023-2032. The market in North America is driven by factors such as a large pet-owning population, increasing pet humanization, and a strong emphasis on pet health and nutrition. Consumers in this region are inclined towards natural and organic ingredients, demand transparency in sourcing, and show a preference for functional ingredients. Key players are focusing on product innovation and customization to meet consumer demands. The North American market is characterized by a high level of competition and stringent regulatory standards.


Pet Food Ingredients Market Share

Some of the major industry players operating in the Pet Food Ingredients market are:

  • AFB International
  • Kemin Industries, Inc.
  • Archers Daniel Midland (ADM)
  • Novus International
  • Hebei Donghua Chemical Group
  • Pacific Bioproducts
  • Omega Protein Corporation
  • Koninklijke DSM N.V.
  • Lallemand, Inc.
  • Diana Pet Food
  • Pancosma SA
  • DuPont Nutrition & Health
  • BHJ A/S
  • Muenster milling company
  • Biorigin
  • Vitiva

These players focus on strategic partnerships, new product launch & commercialization for market expansion. Furthermore, these players are heavily investing in research that allows them to introduce innovative products and garner maximum revenue in the market.

Pet Food Ingredients Industry News:

  • In August 12, private equity company Kainos Capital acquired Muenster Milling Company, a fourth-generation family-owned pet food and ingredient manufacturer situated in Muenster, Texas.

Pet Food Ingredients market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecasts in terms of revenue in USD Million & in terms of volume in Kilo Tons from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Ingredients

  • Amino Acids
  • Phosphates
  • Vitamins
  • Acidifiers
  • Specialty Proteins
  • Fish Protein
    • Salmon
    • Whitefish
    • Others
  • Fish Oils
  • Carotenoids
  • Others

Market, By Animal

  • Dog
  • Cat
  • Fish
  • Others

The above segmentation is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Egypt


Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Kunal Ahuja

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Pet food ingredients market size exceeded USD 1,340 million in 2022 and is estimated to reach USD 2,250 million by the end of 2032 due to the rising pet population, evolving consumer preferences, and the higher focus on pet health and wellness

Pet food ingredients market share from the amino acids segment will expand significantly through 2032 due to higher usage in pet food formulations

U.S. pet food ingredients industry size reached over USD 300 million in 2022 and is anticipated to expand at significant pace from 2023-2032 owing to the presence of large pet-owning population and increasing pet humanization in the country

AFB International, Kemin Industries, Inc., Archers Daniel Midland (ADM), Novus International, Hebei Donghua Chemical Group, Pacific Bioproducts, Omega Protein Corporation, Koninklijke DSM N.V., Lallemand, Inc., and Diana Pet Food are some major pet food ingredient providers

Pet Food Ingredients Market Scope

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