Published: 2019 April 09
Updated : 2023 February 01

Freeze-Dried Pet Food Market

SKU : CPG456
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Freeze-Dried Pet Food Market is segmented By Process (100% freeze-dried, Freeze-dried, or Partly Freeze-dried), By Grain type (Whole Grain, Grain-Free), By Pet Type (Dog, Cat, Others), and by Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) – Size, Share, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2023- 2030.

[150 Pages Report] Freeze-Dried Pet Food Market is expected to grow at a high CAGR of 6.5% during the forecasting period (2023- 2030). Freeze-dried foods are different from dehydrated food. Food is cooled during Freeze-drying while dehydration requires heating. Cooling does not cause structural changes in protein molecules or other nutrients. So Freeze-dried food is almost identical to fresh food.

In the Pet Food Industry, ‘Natural’ has become a buzzword. The rising pet health awareness is particularly boosting the frozen and freeze-dried pet food market growth, though aspects such as problems in the freezing chain freeze-dried might outcome in health problems that might hinder the market growth. Growing pet health consciousness and increasing disposable income are the foremost driving reasons for the market. Pet owners are motivated to afford a good and healthy life for their pets. Furthermore, the growing attention of merchants on promoting the health aids of frozen and freeze-dried pet food is predictable to upsurge the sales of frozen and freeze-dried pet food products throughout the forecast period.

Freeze-Dried Pet Food Market - Strategic Insights



Market CAGR


Segments Covered

By Process, By Grain type, By Pet Type, and By Region

Report Insights Covered

Competitive Landscape Analysis, Company Profile Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Demand, Recent Developments, Mergers and acquisitions, New Product Launches, Growth Strategies, Revenue Analysis, and Other key insights.

Fastest Growing Region

Asia Pacific

Largest Market Share 

North America

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Report Key Highlights:

  1. North America Freeze-Dried Pet Food Market is predicted to generate approximately 30% of the global market growth for frozen and freeze-dried pet food.
  2. The United States is one of the main markets for the North American region.
  3. The Europe Freeze-Dried Pet Food Market is the second-largest producer of revenue share in the global market during the forecast period.
  4. The growing pet health awareness will simplify the frozen and freeze-dried pet food market growth in the North American region.
  5. The growing pet health awareness will ease the frozen and freeze-dried pet food market growth in North America over the forecast period

Market Dynamics:

Freeze-dried food is the closest lightweight substitute to fresh food. Because of this, the freeze-dried food market increased by 15% in 2015 compared to only a 3% increase in refrigerated products. The most significant factor driving the freeze-dried Pet food market is the increasing pet population. The ‘Nuclear Family’ structure in western countries has caused pets to become part of the family. A significant percentage of pet owners give Christmas and birthday presents to their pets. Japan has more pets than children. There are more than 600 million pets in the world. This phenomenon is not likely to change anytime soon.

Another factor that distinguishes the Freeze-dried pet foods industry within the pet food industry is the sheer superiority of Freeze-dried pet food products. The most significant restraint to freeze-dried pet foods is cost, they are costly, especially in developing countries, and they are unaffordable to most pet owners in developed countries. Freeze-dried pet foods are generally meant to be extra food. It is sometimes difficult to find ‘Complete and balanced’ Freeze-dried food products. ‘Complete and Balanced’ Food means food that contains all necessary nutrients in the right amount that the pet needs as determined by AAFCOs (Association of American Feed Control Officials).

Market Segmentation:

Freeze-dried Pet Foods Market can be segmented by process type, Grain type, and pet type. Based on Process type, the Freeze-fried pet food market can be classified as 100% freeze-dried, Freeze-dried, or partly freeze-dried. Dehydrated products lose 40% of their nutritional value, whereas Freeze-dried products lose only 3% of their nutrients. They generally look better than dehydrated food. Freeze-dried food tastes better because freeze-drying concentrates the flavor of food.

Geographical Segmentation:

Based on Geography, the Freeze-dried Pet Foods market is segmented into five regions. North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest of the World. North America has the highest share of the market, with a high pet adoption rate in this region. The growing pet adoption trend in the European area will drive freeze-dried pet food in the European market over the forecast period to 2026. North America is anticipated to generate 30% of the market growth during the forecast period. The US is one of the significant markets for frozen and freeze-dried pet food in North America. Market growth in this region will be quicker compared to South America and MEA.

Competitive Trends:

The freeze-dried Pet Foods market is very competitive globally. Many companies provide freeze-dried pet food products. Some of the key players are Primal Pet Foods, Steve’s Real Food, Stella & Chewy’s, LLC, Bravo, LLC, Vital Essentials, Champion Petfoods, Stewart Brand Dog Food, Carnivora, K9 Natural, Wisconsin Freeze Dried, etc.

Manufacturers mix freeze-dried raw meat with dry pet food to provide an affordable range of products to pet owners. Companies are also focusing on developing naturally gluten-free, preservative-free freeze-dried ingredients to attract more pet owners.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Projected CAGR value of the Freeze-Dried Pet Food Market?

Freeze-Dried Pet Food Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecasting period 2022-2029.

Which region controlled the global market during 2022-2029?

North America region Controls the Freeze-Dried Pet Food Market during 2022-2029.

Which is the fastest-growing region in the Freeze-Dried Pet Food Market?

Among all regions, Asia Pacific is the fastest-growing market share during the forecast period.

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