Global cat wet food market is anticipated to grow at a positive CAGR in upcoming period. Naturally, the perfect natural cat meal is a mouse with about 50% fat, 3% carbohydrate and 40% protein. Also the sense of taste is less developed in comparison with dogs and their other breeds. Cats have a fewer taste buds which recognizes salt, sour, and bitter tastes. Also, cats have less digestive enzyme activity than dogs. With respect to increase in carbohydrate content of a cat’s meal does not induce bigger dietary enzyme production, secretion or activity as in dogs. Hence, for cats to remain healthy they must have particular amino and fatty acids that can be gained only through meat and without a proper meal a cat is unable to reproduce in normal conditions or sustain a bad health.
In such cases, wet cat foods are a best deal to enhance a cat’s health. Since cats are metabolically adapted to have a high metabolism of proteins and minimum utilization of carbohydrates compared to dogs and cats are biologically dependent on proteins as their primary source. Wet foods for cats offer certain advantages such as helping in fighting against obesity and lessen the risk of diabetes. Wet foods minimize the urinary tract disorders owing to high water intake with the diet. They promote kidney health for special reasons and minimize the incidence of inflammatory bowel disease and asthma. Commercially the rise in incidences of cat obesity and health issues, wet foods have emerged as a better substitute for dry foods. Hence, the global market is anticipated to rise at a higher CAGR in the predicted period.
A factor such as cat wet food market is driven by rising demand for organic food for cats that help in enhancing their health and immunity. Also, cat lovers around the world demand different types of food for their breeds. Moreover, extensive research and development in cat food enables a huge market for different varieties of cat food. However, availability of cheap and less organic food at a reasonable price is expected to hinder the market growth in the predicted period.
Geographically, the cat wet food market spans North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle-East and Africa. North America dominates the global market in terms of value and cat food business. Also, factors such as existence of cats of different breeds are adding to the market growth. APAC market is also expected to rise at a higher CAGR in the predicted period owing to widespread market availability and fastest growing market for cat wet foods. European market is anticipated to grow at a higher CAGR in the predicted period owing to health-oriented products, breed-specific diets and treats and moreover, rising health concerns.The key players in the cat wet food market include Mars Inc., Nestle S.A., Colgate-Palmolive, Affinity Petcare and Big Heart Pet Brands.
Geographically, this report is segmented into several key Regions, with production, consumption, revenue (million USD), market share and growth rate of Cat Wet Food in these regions, from 2013 to 2025 (forecast), covering
• North America
• Southeast Asia
Global Cat Wet Food market competition by top manufacturers, with production, price, revenue (value) and market share for each manufacturer; the top players including
• Nestle Purina
• Mogiana Alimentos
• Diamond pet foods
• Affinity Petcare
• Total Alimentos
• Blue Buffalo
• Yantai China Pet Foods
• Wagg Foods
On the basis of product, this report displays the production, revenue, price, market share and growth rate of each type, primarily split into
On the basis of the end users/applications, this report focuses on the status and outlook for major applications/end users, consumption (sales), market share and growth rate for each application, including
• Online Retail
• Offline Retail
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