NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42447

Industry 42447

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42447 – Meat and Meat Product Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42447: See industry description for NAICS 424470 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 424470: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of meats and meat products (except canned and packaged frozen) and/or lard.

Cross-References for Industry 42447

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 42447. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Merchant wholesale distribution of packaged frozen meats–are classified in Industry NAICS 424420, Packaged Frozen Food Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of canned meats–are classified in Industry NAICS 424490, Other Grocery and Related Products Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Preparing boxed beef–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311612, Meat Processed from Carcasses.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42447

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 42447. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Cutting of purchased carcasses (except boxed meat cut on an assembly-line basis) merchant wholesalers
  • Fresh meats merchant wholesalers
  • Frozen meats (except packaged) merchant wholesalers
  • Lard merchant wholesalers
  • Meats and meat products (except canned, packaged frozen) merchant wholesalers
  • Meats, cured or smoked, merchant wholesalers
  • Meats, fresh, merchant wholesalers
  • Meats, frozen (except packaged), merchant wholesalers
  • Processed meats (e.g., luncheon, sausage) 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 42447: Meat and Meat Product Merchant Wholesalers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 424470: Meat and Meat Product Merchant Wholesalers

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