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Cat Food in Japan Size, Share, Value, and Competitive Landscape 2021-2026

In contrast to dog food, cat food is seeing ongoing growth across all categories. Cat treats remained the most dynamic category in 2019, driven by the pet humanisation trend, which is seeing consumers increasingly look to indulge their pets rather than simply provide the most basic nutrition. As this trend develops, retailers are dedicating a greater sales area to cat treats, further boosting growth.

Euromonitor International’s Cat Food in Japan report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2014-2018, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market – be they new product developments, distribution or pricing issues. Forecasts to 2023 illustrate how the market is set to change.


Product coverage: Cat Treats and Mixers, Dry Cat Food, Wet Cat Food.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?
* Get a detailed picture of the Cat Food market;
* Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
* Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
* Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.


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Cat Food in Japan
Euromonitor International
June 2019


Cat Treats To Maintain Strong Growth
Manufacturers Target Premiumisation Trend With Gourmet Products
Demographic Developments Boosting Demand
Competitive Landscape
Expanding Range of Cat Treats
Aixia Targets Feline Mental Health
Demand for Products Addressing the Effects of Ageing
Category Indicators
Table 1 Cat Owning Households: % Analysis 2014-2019
Table 2 Cat Population 2014-2019
Table 3 Consumption of Cat Food by Prepared vs Non-prepared: % Analysis 2014-2019
Category Data
Summary 1 Cat Food by Price Band
Table 4 Sales of Cat Food by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 5 Sales of Cat Food by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 6 Sales of Cat Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 7 Sales of Cat Food by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 8 Sales of Dry Cat Food by Life-Cycle: % Value 2014-2018
Table 9 Sales of Wet Cat Food by Life-Cycle: % Value 2014-2018
Table 10 NBO Company Shares of Cat Food: % Value 2014-2018
Table 11 LBN Brand Shares of Cat Food: % Value 2015-2018
Table 12 LBN Brand Shares of Cat Treats: % Value 2015-2018
Table 13 Distribution of Cat Food by Format: % Value 2014-2019




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