In 2022, the quantity of pet meals produced worldwide grew 7.25%, greater than every other animal feed, analysts with ingredient provider Alltech reported. Nonetheless, that progress wasn’t evenly distributed world wide. Whereas economically growing areas noticed the very best progress fee, established markets produced the biggest quantity of pet meals.
“[Pet food production] was up even in Europe, the area that dipped most in 2022 feed manufacturing,” analysts with pet and human meals producer Alltech wrote of their Agri-Meals Outlook 2023 report.
Globally, producers made 35.27 million metric tons (MMT) of pet meals in 2022, up 2.386 MMT from 32.884 MMT in 2021.
Altech’s report explored the worldwide pet meals and livestock feed markets utilizing survey information from 142 nations and 28,000 feed mills.
Pet meals manufacturing progress by area in 2022
Two areas outlined extra by tradition than continent had the upper pet meals manufacturing progress fee in 2022.
Geographically, Latin America spans North and South America. Latin American pet meals producers elevated by probably the most in 2022. In 2021, the area produced 7.434 million metric tons (MMT) of canine, cat and different pet meals. That grew to eight.863 MMT in 2022, and improve of 1.429 MMT or 19.22%.
In Asia and North Africa, Center Japanese pet meals corporations had the second largest year-over-year improve, though the general manufacturing quantity was a lot decrease than Latin America or most different areas. Center Japanese pet meals manufacturing elevated 17.5%. Nonetheless, that represented solely a 0.016 MMT improve, from 0.090 MMT in 2021 to 0.106 MMT final 12 months. The Center East had the smallest pet meals manufacturing quantity of the areas within the survey. Alltech included Saudi Arabia, Iran, Israel, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Libya, Yemen, Iraq, Lebanon, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain and Qatar.
Europe produced probably the most pet meals in 2022 with 11.778 MMT, though that represented progress of only one.65%. Regardless of inflation, provide chain disruptions and the continuing Russian invasion of Ukraine, European pet meals manufacturing grew 0.191 MMT from 11.587 in 2021.
The second highest quantity of pet meals was produced in North America, together with solely Canada and the USA. The remainder of the continent was included in Latin America. Mixed, U.S. and Canadian pet meals manufacturing reached 11.200 MMT in 2022, up 0.600 MMT or 5.66%. The 12 months earlier than, the 2 nations produced a mixed 10.600 MMT.
The Asia-Pacific area made 9.33% extra pet meals in 2022 than 2021. Manufacturing grew 0.212 MMT from 2.267 MMT in 2021 to 2.478 MTT. Australia and the remainder of Oceania elevated pet meals manufacturing by 11.06% in 2022, going from 0.452 MMT in 2021 to 0.502 MMT.
Africa was the one area with decrease pet meals quantity in 2022 than 2021. African pet meals manufacturing dropped 24.57%, from 0.454 MMT to 0.342 MMT, a decline of .111 MMT.