Pet Food Packaging: United States

This report forecasts US pet food packaging demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2018. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of bags, metal cans, pouches, folding cartons, and other packaging. Total demand is also segmented by application as follows: dry food, wet food, pet treats, and chilled and frozen pet food.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2003 to 2013; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2008 and 2013. An Industry Overview section defines products and applications, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and provides pertinent background on pet food retail and packaging pricing trends.

A Demand Forecasts section assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and application segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading suppliers competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 28-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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