NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 311

Subsector 311

NAICS Subsector Code 311 – Food Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 311: Industries in the Food Manufacturing subsector transform livestock and agricultural products into products for intermediate or final consumption. The industry groups are distinguished by the raw materials (generally of animal or vegetable origin) processed into food products.

The food products manufactured in these establishments are typically sold to wholesalers or retailers for distribution to consumers, but establishments primarily engaged in retailing bakery and candy products made on the premises not for immediate consumption are included.

Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing beverages are classified in Subsector 312, Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing.

Three Digit Subsector Breakdown for the North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If NAICS Subsector 311 does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 31-33: Manufacturing
    • Subsector 311: Food Manufacturing
      • Industry Group 3111: Animal Food Manufacturing
        • Industry 31111: Animal Food Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311111: Dog and Cat Food Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311119: Other Animal Food Manufacturing
      •  Industry Group 3112: Grain and Oilseed Milling
        • Industry 31121: Flour Milling and Malt Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311211: Flour Milling
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311212: Rice Milling
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311213: Malt Manufacturing
        • Industry 31122: Starch and Vegetable Fats and Oils Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311221: Wet Corn Milling
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311224: Soybean and Other Oilseed Processing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311225: Fats and Oils Refining and Blending
        • Industry 31123: Breakfast Cereal Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311230: Breakfast Cereal Manufacturing
      • Industry Group 3113: Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
        • Industry 31131: Sugar Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311313: Beet Sugar Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311314: Cane Sugar Manufacturing
        • Industry 31134: Nonchocolate Confectionery Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311340: Nonchocolate Confectionery Manufacturing
        • Industry 31135: Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311351: Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing from Cacao Beans
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311352: Confectionery Manufacturing from Purchased Chocolate
      • Industry Group 3114: Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
        • Industry 31141: Frozen Food Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311411: Frozen Fruit, Juice, and Vegetable Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311412: Frozen Specialty Food Manufacturing
        • Industry 31142: Fruit and Vegetable Canning, Pickling, and Drying
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311421: Fruit and Vegetable Canning
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311422: Specialty Canning
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311423: Dried and Dehydrated Food Manufacturing
      • Industry Group 3115: Dairy Product Manufacturing
        • Industry 31151: Dairy Product (except Frozen) Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311511: Fluid Milk Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311512: Creamery Butter Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311513: Cheese Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311514: Dry, Condensed, and Evaporated Dairy Product Manufacturing
        • Industry 31152: Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311520: Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Manufacturing
      • Industry Group 3116: Animal Slaughtering and Processing
        • Industry 31161: Animal Slaughtering and Processing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311611: Animal (except Poultry) Slaughtering
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311612: Meat Processed from Carcasses
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311613: Rendering and Meat Byproduct Processing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311615: Poultry Processing
      • Industry Group 3117: Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
        • Industry 31171: Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311710: Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
      • Industry Group 3118: Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
        • Industry 31181: Bread and Bakery Product Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311811: Retail Bakeries
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311812: Commercial Bakeries
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311813: Frozen Cakes, Pies, and Other Pastries Manufacturing
        • Industry 31182: Cookie, Cracker, and Pasta Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311821: Cookie and Cracker Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311824: Dry Pasta, Dough, and Flour Mixes Manufacturing from Purchased Flour
        • Industry 31183: Tortilla Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311830: Tortilla Manufacturing
      • Industry Group 3119: Other Food Manufacturing
        • Industry 31191: Snack Food Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311911: Roasted Nuts and Peanut Butter Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311919: Other Snack Food Manufacturing
        • Industry 31192: Coffee and Tea Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311920: Coffee and Tea Manufacturing
        • Industry 31193: Flavoring Syrup and Concentrate Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311930: Flavoring Syrup and Concentrate Manufacturing
        • Industry 31194: Seasoning and Dressing Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311941: Mayonnaise, Dressing, and Other Prepared Sauce Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311942: Spice and Extract Manufacturing
        • Industry 31199: All Other Food Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311991: Perishable Prepared Food Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311999: All Other Miscellaneous Food Manufacturing

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