US pet food sales rose 10% in 2020, 5% projected for 2021

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,, 31 Mar. 2021,