Advances in technology and continuous innovation of products have made the Middle East and African pet care market boom. Now that the pets are considered and treated as a family member, the pet parents are ready to spend a huge amount on their health & welfare. Especially dog foods are seeing an upward pattern, which gave a rise in the increase demand for premium dog food.
According to the report, “Middle East & Africa Pet Food Market Research Report, 2022-2027” published by Actual Market Research, the market is anticipated to expand with more than 7.5% CAGR for 2022-2027. As the pet owners are aware of the fact that pets usually need more protein and calcium, they are eager to spend more on high quality special and customized food products. Pet food that is available in dry is growing faster compared to the others, as the pet parents see it to be a comfort in feed their pets without creating mess. Cat owners progressively demand canned food as it contains proteins and fats with a higher absorbability, which makes it best suited for finicky eaters.
The demand for grain free organic pet food is from the major countries in the region such as UAE and Saudi Arabia. The region have also witnessed a profitable market in treats and snacks segment. Pet adoptions are continuously increasing with an increase in nuclear families, changing lifestyles, humanization, and the need for companionship. The manufactures are also now concentrating ion innovations in treats & snacks to make it a protein rich supplement.