NAICS 5 Digit Industry 31121

Industry 31121

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 31121 – Flour Milling and Malt Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 31121: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  1. Milling flour or meal from grains or vegetables;
  2. Preparing flour mixes or doughs from flour milled in the same establishment;
  3. Milling, cleaning, and polishing rice; and
  4. Manufacturing malt from barley, rye, or other grains.

Cross-References for NAICS Code 31121

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 31121. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Preparing breakfast cereals from flour milled in the same establishment–are classified in Industry 31123, Breakfast Cereal Manufacturing;
  • Crushing soybeans or wet milling corn and vegetables–are classified in Industry 31122, Starch and Vegetable Fats and Oils Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing prepared flour mixes or doughs from flour ground elsewhere–are classified in Industry 31182, Cookie, Cracker, and Pasta Manufacturing;
  • Brewing malt beverages–are classified in Industry 31212, Breweries;
  • Mixing purchased dried and dehydrated ingredients with purchased rice–are classified in Industry 31199, All Other Food Manufacturing;
  • Drying and/or dehydrating ingredients and packaging them with purchased rice–are classified in Industry 31142, Fruit and Vegetable Canning, Pickling, and Drying; and
  • Manufacturing malt extract and syrups–are classified in Industry 31194, Seasoning and Dressing Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 31121

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 31121. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Barley flour manufacturing
  • Barley, malt, manufacturing
  • Batters, prepared, made in flour mills
  • Blended flour made in flour mills
  • Bran and other residues of milling rice
  • Brewers’ and distillers’ flakes and grits, corn, manufacturing
  • Brewers’ malt manufacturing
  • Brewers’ rice manufacturing
  • Buckwheat flour manufacturing
  • Bulgur (flour) manufacturing
  • Cereal grain flour manufacturing
  • Cereal grain germ manufacturing
  • Cleaning and polishing rice
  • Corn flour manufacturing
  • Corn meal made in flour mills
  • Corn, malt, manufacturing
  • Distiller’s malt manufacturing
  • Doughs, prepared, made in flour mills
  • Durum flour manufacturing
  • Farina (except breakfast food) made in flour mills
  • Flour mills, cereals grains (except breakfast cereals, rice)
  • Flour mixes made in flour mills
  • Flour, blended, prepared, or self-rising (except rice), made in flour mills
  • Flour, malt, manufacturing
  • Flour, rice, manufacturing
  • Fruit flour, meal, and powders, manufacturing
  • Graham flour manufacturing
  • Grain mills (except animal feed, breakfast cereal, rice)
  • Grain mills, rice
  • Grits and flakes, corn brewer’s, manufacturing
  • Head rice manufacturing
  • Hominy grits (except breakfast food), manufacturing
  • Malt flour manufacturing
  • Malt manufacturing
  • Malt sprouts manufacturing
  • Malting (germinating and drying grains)
  • Meal, corn, for human consumption made in flour mills
  • Milling rice
  • Mixes, flour (e.g., biscuit, cake, doughnut, pancake) made in flour mills
  • Oat flour manufacturing
  • Polished rice manufacturing
  • Potato flour manufacturing
  • Prepared flour mixes made in flour mills
  • Rice bran, flour, and meals, manufacturing
  • Rice cleaning and polishing
  • Rice flour manufacturing
  • Rice malt manufacturing
  • Rice meal manufacturing
  • Rice milling
  • Rice mixes (i.e., uncooked and packaged with other ingredients) made in rice mills
  • Rice, brewer’s, manufacturing
  • Rice, brown, manufacturing
  • Rye flour manufacturing
  • Rye malt manufacturing
  • Semolina flour manufacturing
  • Sorghum flour manufacturing
  • Vegetable flour manufacturing
  • Vegetable flour, meal, and powders, made in flour mills
  • Wheat bran manufacturing
  • Wheat flour manufacturing
  • Wheat germ manufacturing
  • Wheat malt manufacturing

Industry Breakdown for 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 (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through 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 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

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