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November 2016

Global Compound Feed Market - By Ingredients, Supplements, Animal Type & Geography - Trends & Forecasts (2014 - 2020)

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In 2013, the global compound feed production was around 950 million tons and the market was worth around USD 480 billion. The global market for compound feed is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 1.5% between 2014 and 2020. The Asia-Pacific region and South America are estimated to be the fastest growing regions, with an estimated CAGR of 1.7% and 1.8%, respectively.

Increased domestic consumption of meat and aquatic products, as well as technological innovations in the meat processing industry and increased industrial livestock, are increasing the demand for high-quality meat and driving the growth of the companion animal feed market. Increased domestic demand is augmented by growing middle class incomes in emerging economies, and demographic factors, including the increasing number of double-income families and strong economies in both developed and developing countries.

Raw materials (cereals) and supplements (vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antibiotics, and colorants) are blended in different proportions to yield the compound feed for various animal species. Cereal, as a major ingredient of compound feed, occupies a 37% market share. Although the increasing cost of raw materials is restricting the growth of the compound feed market, it is driving the market for feed additives. The compound feed additives market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.1%, to reach USD 44,342 million by 2020. Antioxidants are the fastest growing feed additives, set to grow at an estimated CAGR of 4.6%. The rising demand for organic meat has created an opportunity in the industry for organic feed.

The major players in the compound feed market are Cargill (U.S.), ADM (U.S.), Nutreco NV (The Netherlands) and Charoen Pokphand (Thailand), among others. The developing countries of Asia and South America are the key growth markets in the industry. Major players are rapidly tapping into these markets through both organic and inorganic growth strategies. Over the last five years, the most adopted strategy for growth has been mergers and acquisitions.

Structure of report:

The report covers the entire ecosystem of the market in three major parts.

  • While sections 1 and 2 are introductory, section 3 deals with the market analysis. It delves into the trends of the meat and livestock industries, examines the drivers and restraints of the market, and analyses the value chain, considering governing regulations across the world.
  • Sections 4 and 5 go into detailed market segmentation (by ingredients, supplements, animal type and geography). By providing market sizes and growth estimates for most segments at the national level, the report aims to point out the key growth areas for a wide array of companies operating in the feed market.
  • Sections 6 and 8 deal with the most important aspect of a relatively stable market competition—the growth strategies adopted by some of the most active companies in the industry, which have contributed to their superior performance. It plots all the activities the industry has seen, from product launches to consolidation, to make sense of the activity trends and their impact on the market players.
  • Section 7 gives a glimpse into what experts across the industry think the future of the industry would be five years down the line, which policies would impact the most, what growth strategies they think would be most successful, and most importantly, how to gain prominence and gain market shares in developing economies.

Key Deliverables in the Study

  • Market analysis for the global compound food market, with region-specific assessments and competition analysis on a global and regional scale.
  • Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints.
  • Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenario, rising prospective opportunities, and key companies that can influence this market on a global and regional scale.
  • An extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies, along with their market share.
  • Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the global compound food market on a global and regional scale.
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.
  • Wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market.
  • Insights on the major countries/regions where this industry is blooming, and identification of regions that are still untapped.
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