Pet food’s 9.7% increase helped the overall U.S. pet care market reach a milestone of exceeding US$100 billion.
Pet food and treat sales in the U.S. increased 9.7% in 2020, adding US$3.7 billion for a total of $US42 billion for the year, according to the American Pet Products Association (APPA). Those sales accounted for about 40% of total pet care sales in the U.S., which reached a milestone of exceeding $100 billion. That total was US$103.6 billion, representing a 6.7% and US$6.5 billion increase over 2019. Read more.
Phillips-Donaldson, Debbie. “US Pet Food Sales Rose 10% in 2020, 5% Projected for 2021.” PetfoodIndustrycom RSS, PetfoodIndustry.com, 31 Mar. 2021, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/10128-us-pet-food-sales-rose-10-in-2020-5-projected-for-2021.