NAICS 5 Digit Industry 31151

Industry 31151

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 31151 – Dairy Product (except Frozen) Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 31151: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  1. Manufacturing dairy products (except frozen) from raw milk and/or processed milk products;
  2. Manufacturing dairy substitutes (except frozen) from soybeans and other nondairy substances; and
  3. Manufacturing dry, condensed, concentrated, and evaporated dairy and dairy substitute products.

Cross-References for NAICS Code 31151

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 31151. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Manufacturing cheese-based salad dressings–are classified in Industry 31194, Seasoning and Dressing Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing margarine or margarine-butter blends–are classified in Industry 31122, Starch and Vegetable Fats and Oils Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing frozen whipped toppings–are classified in Industry 31141, Frozen Food Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing ice cream, frozen yogurt, and other frozen dairy desserts–are classified in Industry 31152, Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 31151

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 31151. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Acidophilus milk manufacturing
  • Anhydrous butterfat manufacturing
  • Baby formula, fresh, processed, and bottled, manufacturing
  • Beverages, dietary, dairy and nondairy based
  • Beverages, milk based (except dietary), manufacturing
  • Butter manufacturing
  • Butter, creamery and whey, manufacturing
  • Buttermilk manufacturing
  • Casein, dry and wet, manufacturing
  • Cheese (except cottage cheese) manufacturing
  • Cheese analogs manufacturing
  • Cheese products, imitation or substitute, manufacturing
  • Cheese spreads manufacturing
  • Cheese, cottage, manufacturing
  • Cheese, imitation or substitute, manufacturing
  • Cheese, natural (except cottage cheese), manufacturing
  • Chocolate drink (milk based) manufacturing
  • Chocolate milk manufacturing
  • Condensed milk manufacturing
  • Condensed, evaporated or powdered whey, manufacturing
  • Cottage cheese manufacturing
  • Cream manufacturing
  • Cream, dried and powdered, manufacturing
  • Creamery butter manufacturing
  • Curds, cheese, made in a cheese plant, manufacturing
  • Dairy food canning
  • Dehydrated milk manufacturing
  • Dietary drinks, dairy and nondairy based, manufacturing
  • Dips, cheese based, manufacturing
  • Dips, sour cream based, manufacturing
  • Drink, chocolate milk, manufacturing
  • Dry milk manufacturing
  • Dry milk products and mixture manufacturing
  • Dry milk products for animal feed manufacturing
  • Eggnog, canned, nonalcoholic, manufacturing
  • Eggnog, fresh, nonalcoholic, manufacturing
  • Eggnog, nonalcoholic (except canned), manufacturing
  • Evaporated milk manufacturing
  • Feed grade dry milk products manufacturing
  • Flavored milk drinks manufacturing
  • Fluid milk substitutes processing
  • Homogenizing milk
  • Ice cream mix manufacturing
  • Ice milk mix manufacturing
  • Infant’s formulas manufacturing
  • Lactose manufacturing
  • Malted milk manufacturing
  • Milk based drinks (except dietary) manufacturing
  • Milk based drinks, dietary, manufacturing
  • Milk drink, chocolate, manufacturing
  • Milk pasteurizing
  • Milk processing (e.g., bottling, homogenizing, pasteurizing, vitaminizing) manufacturing
  • Milk substitutes manufacturing
  • Milk, acidophilus, manufacturing
  • Milk, concentrated, condensed, dried, evaporated, and powdered, manufacturing
  • Milk, fluid (except canned), manufacturing
  • Milk, malted, manufacturing
  • Milk, powdered, manufacturing
  • Milk, ultra-high temperature, manufacturing
  • Milkshake mixes manufacturing
  • Mix, ice cream, manufacturing
  • Nondairy creamers, dry, manufacturing
  • Nondairy creamers, liquid, manufacturing
  • Nonfat dry milk manufacturing
  • Pasteurizing milk
  • Powdered milk manufacturing
  • Processed cheeses manufacturing
  • Sour cream manufacturing
  • Sour cream substitutes manufacturing
  • Spreads, cheese, manufacturing
  • UHT (ultra high temperature) milk manufacturing
  • Whey butter manufacturing
  • Whey, condensed, dried, evaporated, and powdered, manufacturing
  • Whey, raw, liquid, manufacturing
  • Whipped topping (except dry mix, frozen) manufacturing
  • Whipped topping, dry mix, manufacturing
  • Whipping cream manufacturing
  • Yogurt (except frozen) manufacturing
  • Yogurt mix 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 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

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