North America Pet Food Packaging Market Research Report – Forecast to 2027

North America Pet Food Packaging market byPackaging Material (Paper & paperboard, plastic, others), Product (Bags, Metal cans, Boxes & cartons, others), Food Type (Pet snacks, small pet food, pet treats, cat litter, others), Animal Type, andRegion - Forecast To 2027

ID: MRFR/PNT/4495-CR | May 2018 | Region: Global | 100 pages

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Market Synopsis


Pet food packaging is the type of packaging essentially used for wrapping or enclosing food items produced specifically for animals (pets). The packaging of such product is available in rigid, semi-rigid, and flexible options.


Increasing adoption of pets, innovation in packaging, and increasing disposable income of pet owners are main factors driving the pet food packaging market. The market is hindered by stringent pet food regulations. The pet food packaging market is estimated to witness 5.26% CAGR during the forecast period. In 2016, the market was led by the U.S. with 82.65% share.


North America is observing an increasing rate of pet adoption. With the mushrooming of animal shelters and growing humanization, these numbers are expected to go higher. The growing adoption of pets has a positive impact on the pet food industry and the parallel packaging industry. With rising awareness about pet homelessness and pet euthanization in households, there is a rapid change in the pet adoption rate. Critical efforts and support from municipal governments, who have the responsibility to support community animals by funding local services and facilities, along with guidelines and initiatives taken by organizations, such as APPA and AVMA, have proved to be the major factors responsible for the growing adoption of pets.


There is an increasing need for product differentiation and exhaustive product offerings by various pet food manufacturers. The material requirement is also evolving with time and greater humanization. The packaging companies have been emphasizing on the packaging material and various packaging products. This is in line with the high demand for packaged food products for pets, such dogs, cats, and fish. This along with packaging type, food labels, and other information is critical to the end-users. It is for this reason that the packaging and labeling industry for pet foods have undergone various product development and innovation. The investment in packaging technology and material by packaging companies have also been made to fulfill the demands for differentiated products from the pet food companies.


North America Pet Food Packaging Market: Segment Analysis


 Pet Food Packaging Market


The North America Pet Food Packaging market has been segmented based on packaging material, product, food type, animal type, and country. On the basis of packaging material, the market has been segmented into paper & paperboard, plastic, and others. Plastic packaging leads the market in North America. It is one of the most widely used materials used for packaging across various end-use industries. Plastic in the form of PVC, HDPE, PET, and others is used extensively in the pet food packaging market. The material offers high barrier, cost-efficient, temperature resistance, and durable packaging options. On the basis of product, the market has been segmented into bags, metal cans, boxes, & cartons, and others. The bag segment accounted for 39.03% market share in the North America pet food packaging market in 2016.


On the basis of animal type, the market has been segmented into dog, cat, fish, and others. Dog segment is holding largest market share due to more preference for dogs during pet adoption. Factors such as growing pet adoption and the increase in spending by pet owners on pet food products fueling the dog food packaging market.


On the basis of food type, the market has been segmented into pet snacks, small pet food, pet treats, and cat litter. Pet snacks accounted for the largest share in the market of North America. Majority of pet owners and pet lovers are concerned about proper nutrition their pets deserve. It is because of this reason the segment has witnessed growth in previous years, and similar results are expected in the forecast period.


Regional Analysis


Geographically, the North America pet food packaging market has been divided into countries such as the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. The U.S. is the largest market for pet food packaging in North America. The country has seen increasing pet adoption followed by mushrooming of various care centers, and adoption units. Furthermore, there is a concentration of various pet food manufacturing companies, along with parallel packaging companies. The market in North America is estimated to witness 5.34% CAGR during the forecast period. According to the APPA survey 2014-2016, the U.S. recorded 124.6 million households, out of which, 79.7 million households have registered with pets, which is 65% of the total household.


Canada has witnessed increasing disposable income among pet owners. Due to the growing awareness regarding animal cruelty and euthanization, there is seen a changing pattern in pet adoption. This is expected to drive the market for pet food packaging in the country.


The prominent players in the North America pet food packaging market include Sonoco Products Company, Bemis Company, Inc., Amcor Limited, Mondi Group, Winpak Ltd., Ampac Packaging, Llc, Huhtamäki Oyj, Sealed Air Corporation, Ardagh Group SA, Berry Global Group Inc., Mars Petcare Inc., Nestlé Purina PetCare, Diamond Pet Foods, Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc., and Blue Buffalo Co., Ltd.


The report for North America pet food packaging market of Market Research Future comprises of extensive primary research along with the detailed analysis of qualitative as well as quantitative aspects by various industry experts, key opinion leaders to gain the deeper insight of the market and industry performance. The report gives the clear picture of current market scenario which includes historical and projected market size in terms of value and volume, technological advancement, macro economical and governing factors in the market. The report provides details information and strategies of the top key players in the industry. The report also gives a broad study of the different market segments and countries.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


The increasing adoption of pets and innovation in packaging is expected to drive the North American pet food packaging market.

The North American pet food packaging market is expected to be restrained by strict pet food regulations.

The North America pet food packaging market is recorded a substantial market valuation by 2023.

The North America pet food packaging market is projected to register a moderate 5.26% CAGR in the forecast period.

A few major market players operating in the North America pet food packaging market are Ampac Packaging, Llc, Amcor Limited, Winpak Ltd., Mondi Group, among others.

1 Executive Summary

2 Market Introduction

2.1 Definition 13

2.2 Scope of the Study 13

2.3 List of Assumptions 13

2.4 Market Structure 14

3 Research Methodology

3.1 Research Process 16

3.2 Primary Research 16

3.3 Secondary Research 16

3.4 Market Size Estimation 17

3.5 Forecast Model 17

4 Market Dynamics

4.1 Introduction 19

4.2 Drivers 20

4.2.1 Increasing Adoption of Pets 20

4.2.2 Innovation in Pet Food Packaging 21

4.2.3 Increasing Disposable Income of Pet Owners 22

4.3 Restraint 23

4.3.1 Stringent Pet Food Safety Regulations 23

4.4 Opportunity 24

4.4.1 Shift Towards Premium Pet Food 24

5 Market Factor Analysis

5.1 Value Chain Analysis 26

5.2 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis 27

5.2.1 The threat of New Entrants 27

5.2.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers 27

5.2.3 Bargaining Power of Buyers 27

5.2.4 Threat of Substitutes 27

5.2.5 Rivalry 28

6 North America Pet Food Packaging Market, By Packaging Material Type

6.1 Introduction 30

7 North America Pet Food Packaging Market, By Product

7.1 Introduction 32

8 North America Pet Food Packaging Market, By Animal Type

8.1 Introduction 34

9 North America Pet Food Packaging Market, By Food Type

9.1 Introduction 36

10 North America Pet Food Packaging Market, By Country

10.1 North America 38

10.1.1 U.S. 41

10.1.2 Canada 43

10.1.3 Mexico 45

11 Competitive Landscape

11.1 Competitive Landscape 48

12 Company Profiles

12.1 Sonoco Products Company 50

12.1.1 Company Overview 50

12.1.2 Financials 50

12.1.3 Products 50

12.1.4 Strategy 50

12.1.5 Key Developments 50

12.2 Bemis Company, Inc. 51

12.2.1 Company Overview 51

12.2.2 Financials 51

12.2.3 Products 51

12.2.4 Strategy 51

12.2.5 Key Developments 51

12.3 Amcor Limited. 52

12.3.1 Company Overview 52

12.3.2 Financials 52

12.3.3 Products 52

12.3.4 Strategy 52

12.3.5 Key Developments 52

12.4 Mondi Group 53

12.4.1 Company Overview 53

12.4.2 Financials 53

12.4.3 Products 53

12.4.4 Strategy 53

12.4.5 Key Developments 53

12.5 Ampac Packaging, Llc 54

12.5.1 Company Overview 54

12.5.2 Financials 54

12.5.3 Products 54

12.5.4 Strategy 54

12.5.5 Key Developments 54

12.6 Mars Petcare Inc. 55

12.6.1 Company Overview 55

12.6.2 Financials 55

12.6.3 Products 55

12.6.4 Strategy 55

12.6.5 Key Developments 55

12.7 Blue Buffalo Co., Ltd 57

12.7.1 Company Overview 57

12.7.2 Financials 57

12.7.3 Products 57

12.7.4 Strategy 57

12.7.5 Key Developments 57

12.8 Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. 58

12.8.1 Company Overview 58

12.8.2 Financials 58

12.8.3 Products 58

12.8.4 Strategy 58

12.8.5 Key Developments 58

12.9 Diamond Pet Foods 59

12.9.1 Company Overview 59

12.9.2 Financials 59

12.9.3 Products 59

12.9.4 Strategy 59

12.9.5 Key Developments 59

12.10 Nestlé Purina PetCare 60

12.10.1 Company Overview 60

12.10.2 Financials 60

12.10.3 Products 60

12.10.4 Strategy 60

12.10.5 Key Developments 60

12.11 Huhtamäki Oyj 61

12.11.1 Company Overview 61

12.11.2 Financials 61

12.11.3 Products 61

12.11.4 Strategy 61

12.11.5 Key Developments 61

12.12 Sealed Air Corporation 62

12.12.1 Company Overview 62

12.12.2 Financials 62

12.12.3 Products 62

12.12.4 Strategy 62

12.12.5 Key Developments 62

12.13 Ardagh Group SA 63

12.13.1 Company Overview 63

12.13.2 Financials 63

12.13.3 Products 63

12.13.4 Strategy 63

12.13.5 Key Developments 63

12.14 Berry North America Group Inc. 64

12.14.1 Company Overview 64

12.14.2 Financials 64

12.14.3 Products 64

12.14.4 Strategy 64

12.14.5 Key Developments 64

12.15 Winpak 65

12.15.1 Company Overview 65

12.15.2 Financials 65

12.15.3 Products 65

12.15.4 Strategy 65

12.15.5 Key Developments 65

13 Appendix

13.1 References 67

14 List of Tables

TABLE 1 MARKET SYNOPSIS 11

TABLE 2 LIST OF ASSUMPTIONS 13

TABLE 3 NORTH AMERICA PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY PACKAGING MATERIAL TYPE, 2020-2027(USD MILLION) 30

TABLE 4 NORTH AMERICA PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY PRODUCT, 2020-2027(USD MILLION) 32

TABLE 5 NORTH AMERICA PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY ANIMAL TYPE, 2020-2027(USD MILLION) 34

TABLE 6 NORTH AMERICA PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY FOOD TYPE, 2020-2027(USD MILLION) 36

TABLE 7 NORTH AMEICA: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 39

TABLE 8 NORTH AMERICA: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY PACKAGING MATERIAL, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 39

TABLE 9 NORTH AMERICA: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY PLASTIC MATERIAL, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 39

TABLE 10 NORTH AMERICA: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY PRODUCT, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 39

TABLE 11 NORTH AMERICA: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY FOOD TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 40

TABLE 12 NORTH AMERICA: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY ANIMAL TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 40

TABLE 13 PET OWNERSHIP, 2015-2020 41

TABLE 14 U.S.: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY PACKAGING MATERIAL TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 41

TABLE 15 U.S.: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY PRODUCT, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 41

TABLE 16 U.S.: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY FOOD TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 42

TABLE 17 U.S.: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY ANIMAL TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 42

TABLE 18 CANADA: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY PACKAGING MATERIAL TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 43

TABLE 19 CANADA: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY PRODUCT, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 43

TABLE 20 CANADA: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY FOOD TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 43

TABLE 21 CANADA: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY ANIMAL TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 44

TABLE 22 MEXICO: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY PACKAGING MATERIAL TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 45

TABLE 23 MEXICO: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY PRODUCT, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 45

TABLE 24 MEXICO: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY FOOD TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 45

TABLE 25 MEXICO: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, BY ANIMAL TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 46

15 List of Figures

FIGURE 1 NORTH AMERICA PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET: MARKET STRUCTURE 14

FIGURE 2 RESEARCH PROCESS OF MRFR 16

FIGURE 3 TOP DOWN & BOTTOM UP APPROACH 17

FIGURE 4 DRO ANALYSIS: NORTH AMERICA PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET 19

FIGURE 5 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS: PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET 27

FIGURE 6 GROWTH STRATEGIES ADOPTED BY KEY PLAYERS IN NORTH AMERICA PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, 2020-2027, (% SHARE) 48

FIGURE 7 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS, BY KEY PLAYERS IN NORTH AMERICA PET FOOD PACKAGING MARKET, 2020 (% SHARE) 48