NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42443

Industry 42443

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42443 – Dairy Product (except Dried or Canned) Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42443: See industry description for NAICS 424430 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 424430: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of dairy products (except dried or canned).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 42443

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Butter merchant wholesalers
  • Fluid milk (except canned) merchant wholesalers
  • Cheese merchant wholesalers
  • Ice cream and ices merchant wholesalers
  • Cream merchant wholesalers
  • Yogurt merchant wholesalers

Cross-References for Industry 42443

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 42443. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Merchant wholesale distribution of dried or canned dairy products and dairy substitutes–are classified in Industry NAICS 424490, Other Grocery and Related Products Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Pasteurizing and bottling milk–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311511, Fluid Milk Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42443

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 42443. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Butter merchant wholesalers
  • Cheese merchant wholesalers
  • Cream merchant wholesalers
  • Cream stations merchant wholesalers
  • Creamery products (except canned) merchant wholesalers
  • Dairy depots merchant wholesalers
  • Dairy products (except canned, dried) merchant wholesalers
  • Dairy products, frozen, merchant wholesalers
  • Desserts, dairy, merchant wholesalers
  • Ice cream and ices merchant wholesalers
  • Ice cream merchant wholesalers
  • Milk, fluid (except canned), merchant wholesalers
  • Prepared foods, frozen dairy, merchant wholesalers
  • Yogurt merchant wholesalers
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 42: Wholesale Trade
    • Subsector 424: Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
      • Industry Group 4244: Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
        • Industry 42443: Dairy Product (except Dried or Canned) Merchant Wholesalers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 424430: Dairy Product (except Dried or Canned) Merchant Wholesalers

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