Purina PetCare brand reached more than $8.2 billion in revenue in the first half of 2021, Nestlé’s half-year report shows.
In 2020, the pet products earned Nestlé $7.7 billion. When compared to the same period in 2021, it’s clear that the Purina PetCare revenue is 9.5% bigger this year.
Pet food is one of Nestlé’s best product lines, second in sales only to beverages. Namely, 17% of the company’s complete half-year sales belong to the Purina PetCare brand.
Statistics show that 73% of pet owners buy food online so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Nestlé had a great half-year concerning online shopping.
Online shopping for Nestlé products grew by 19.2%. It made 14.6% of the company’s complete sales. Purina was one of the brands that showed the largest growth in online shopping.
Purina PetCare’s numbers show that it’s a global leader in pet food production. Besides leading the US pet market, Nestlé’s Purina successfully operates in pet food factories in 19 other countries.
Nestlé and Purina have shown signs of growth in sales and market share everywhere they sell.
The biggest growth of the Purina brand was in China where it grew at double digits. In other places, the growth of the brand was at single-digit.
Even in places such as Oceania, where Nestle as a company didn’t have a high growth, a demand for Purina PetCare was high.
Premium sub-brands of PetCare — Purina Pro Plan, Purina ONE, Fancy Feast and Felix led the sales in the Western hemisphere. With more and more shoppers buying premium food, it’s nothing unusual.
Moreover, these brands are well known, and generally considered to be one of the best. Purina ONE even entered our list of the best food for larger puppies.
With the growth of popularity of quality pet food and online shopping, there’s no doubt that Purina PetCare will grow even more. It’s one of the most popular pet food brands everywhere, and it shows now more than ever before.