Petfood Industry - March 2018 - 30
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➥NORTH AMERICAN PET OWNERSHIP DEMOGRAPHICS SHIFTING
MILLENNIAL PET OWNERSHIP BY GENDER
MEN WHO OWN DOGS
MEN WHO OWN CATS
Source: Mintel, America's Pet Owners Market Report, 2017
has reached its tipping point.
Now ranking the highest among
generations, millennial pet ownership has surpassed baby boomers,
according to a December 2017
Packaged Facts report on pet food
in the US. The report also states that
millennials account for 35 percent of
all pet owners (see Figure 1).
Millennial pet ownership points
toward the pet food market's future
success, according to Bob Vetere of
American Pet Products Association
(APPA). "We've been anxious to see
how this new group of pet owners
Figure 3: Millennial men are more
likely than millennial women to own
a dog or a cat.
We've got a passion for pet treats, too.
Keep more tails wagging
with automated production
systems from RBS.
With more than 125 years of commercial baking
experience, RBS can help take your pet treat operation
to the next level with completely automated system
solutions. We offer a complete production system including
continuous mixing, baking and drying equipment, and
a variety of forming options-sheeted, rotary moulded,
wirecut, extruded and co-extruded products. For details,
visit ReadingBakery.com or call (01) 610-693-5816.
A Markel Food Group Company
Visit us at booth #409!