Pet Food Ingredient Market

Pet Food Ingredient Market Size By Ingredients (Amino Acids, Gut Health Ingredients, Vitamins, Carotenoids, Mycotoxin Detoxifiers, Antimicrobials & Antibiotics, Antioxidants, Specialty Proteins, Mold Inhibitors, Phosphates, Acidifiers, Enzymes, Flavors & Sweeteners, and Minerals), Regions, Global Industry Analysis, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2023 to 2032

Base Year: 2022 Historical Data: 2019-21
  • Report ID: TBI-13911
  • Published Date: Dec, 2023
  • Pages: 238
  • Category: Food & Beverages
  • Format: PDF
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The global pet food ingredient market was valued at USD 35.4 billion in 2022, growing at a CAGR of 6.9% from 2023 to 2032. The market is expected to reach USD 68.9 billion by 2032. The quick uptake of pets and the increased public awareness of their health and welfare are predicted to fuel the expanding demand for pet food ingredients.

Market Introduction:

The components and raw materials used in pet food production are known as ingredients. These ingredients, which include dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and small mammals, are carefully chosen to fulfil the nutritional needs of various pet species and to supply the essential nutrients. Ingredients for pet food differ greatly in terms of source, quality, and use. Pet adoption worldwide has surged due to rising consumer awareness of the health-specific requirements of pets and the work-from-home trend. Due to the work-from-home trend, pet parents have formed stronger bonds with their animals and view them as family members. This leads to attending to the particular requirements of pets and raising awareness of their dietary requirements since certain types of food are needed for sedentary, spayed, sick, or hyperactive pets. These considerations drive the need for high-quality pet food in the pet industry.

Pet Food Ingredient Market Size

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Recent Development

In July 2022, Symrise announced the acquisition of Wing Pet Food, a top Chinese provider of pet food ingredients and palatability enhancers. The company's market position in pet food palatability is anticipated to strengthen with this acquisition, increasing Symrise's footprint in APAC.

In May 2023, In Granger, Washington, Cargill is constructing a new plant that will be used exclusively to produce feed for the area's existing and future retail establishments. This new Granger facility will help the company better serve its farm and ranch customers in the Pacific Northwest and its retail consumers by adding to the current retail feed footprint.

In September 2022, With the acquisition of Prodap, Royal DSM will be able to leverage digital technologies to enhance its animal nutrition expertise through accuracy and personalization.

In February 2021, Chompery is a new line of natural, easily digestible dog treats from Cargill that are butcher-quality and made with just one ingredient. The product line includes jerky, windpipes, ribs and bones. 

Market Dynamics:


Rise in pet ownership- The demand for pet food is driven by the rise in the number of people who own dogs, cats, and other companion animals. This is a particularly noteworthy tendency among younger generations and millennials in urban locations. Furthermore, consumers are prepared to shell out extra money for upscale and speciality pet food items, such as those that contain premium ingredients, organic components, and natural flavours.


Concerns about the environment and sustainability- Calls for more sustainably sourced ingredients may arise from growing worries about the environmental effects of pet food production, particularly those about the meat sector. Furthermore, it can be difficult for producers of pet food ingredients to comply with complicated and ever-changing regulatory standards and labelling requirements on a national and international level.


Ecological balance and moral procurement- Demand for products with transparent supply chains is driven by consumers' growing concerns about sustainable methods and ethical sourcing of components in the pet food sector. Modifications to pet food laws and regulations, such as more stringent safety and labelling guidelines, are reshaping the sector and affecting the selection of ingredients.

Regional segmentation analysis:

The regions analyzed for the market include North America, Europe, South America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. Asia Pacific emerged as the largest global pet food ingredient market, with a 36.4% market revenue share in 2022.

China is anticipated to grow at the quickest rate of CAGR during the forecast period, continuing to lead the Asia Pacific market. Consumers in China are becoming more interested in the trend of grain-free, natural pet food and functional additives in pet food marketplaces. China's pet food labelling requirements include standardized tables that list the precise amounts of each ingredient that need to be listed on the label. For example, a pet food product cannot be called a Chicken Formula unless it contains at least 26% chicken. Moisture content statements are also required.

Asia Pacific Region Pet Food Ingredient Market Share in 2022 - 36.4%

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Ingredients Segment Analysis

The ingredients segment is divided into amino acids, gut health ingredients, vitamins, carotenoids, mycotoxin detoxifiers, antimicrobials & antibiotics, antioxidants, speciality proteins, mould inhibitors, phosphates, acidifiers, enzymes, flavours & sweeteners, and minerals. The amino acids segment dominated the market, with a market share of around 14% in 2022. This segment has been growing owing to the effectiveness of amino acids, which support healthy heart health, immune system and cardiac function, good vision, prevent infections and slow the growth of bacteria and pathogens in dogs.

Some of the Key Market Players:
  • Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (Wellness Pet Company Inc.)
  • General Mills Inc.
  • Mars Incorporated
  • PLB International
  • The J. M. Smucker Company
  • ADM
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company (Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc.)
  • Heristo Aktiengesellschaft
  • Nestle (Purina)
  • Schell & Kampeter Inc. (Diamond Pet Foods)

Report Description:

Attribute Description
Market Size Revenue (USD Billion)
Market size value in 2022 USD 35.4 Billion
Market size value in 2032 USD 68.9 Billion
CAGR (2023 to 2032) 6.9%
Historical data 2019-2021
Base Year 2022
Forecast 2023-2032
Region The regions analyzed for the market are Asia Pacific, Europe, South America, North America, and Middle East & Africa. Furthermore, the regions are further analyzed at the country level.
Segments Ingredients

Frequesntly Asked Questions

As per The Brainy Insights, the size of the pet food ingredient market was valued at USD 35.4 billion in 2022 to USD 68.9 billion by 2032.

The global pet food ingredient market is growing at a CAGR of 6.9% during the forecast period 2023-2032.

Asia Pacific emerged as the largest pet food ingredient market.

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This study forecasts global, regional, and country revenue from 2019 to 2032. The Brainy Insights has segmented the global pet food ingredient market based on the below-mentioned segments:

Global Pet Food Ingredient Market By Ingredients:

  • Amino Acids
  • Gut Health Ingredients
  • Vitamins
  • Carotenoids
  • Mycotoxin Detoxifiers
  • Antimicrobials & Antibiotics
  • Antioxidants
  • Specialty Proteins
  • Mold Inhibitors
  • Phosphates
  • Acidifiers
  • Enzymes
  • Flavors & Sweeteners
  • Minerals

Global Pet Food Ingredient Market By Region:                          

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Italy
    • Spain
  • Asia-Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
  • South America
    • Brazil
  • Middle East and Africa  
    • UAE
    • South Africa


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