NAICS 5 Digit Industry 72233

Industry 72233

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 72233 – Mobile Food Services

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 72233: See industry description for NAICS 722330 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 722330: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in preparing and serving meals and snacks for immediate consumption from motorized vehicles or nonmotorized carts. The establishment is the central location from which the caterer route is serviced, not each vehicle or cart. Included in this industry are establishments primarily engaged in providing food services from vehicles, such as hot dog carts and ice cream trucks.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 72233

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

  • Ice cream truck vendors
  • Mobile food concession stands
  • Mobile canteens
  • Mobile refreshment stands
  • Mobile food carts
  • Mobile snack stands

Cross-References for Industry 72233

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 72233. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Providing food services where patrons generally order or select items and pay before eating–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 722513, Limited-Service Restaurants;
  • Selling unprepared foods, such as vegetables, melons, and nuts or fruit from carts–are classified in Industry NAICS 454390, Other Direct Selling Establishments;
  • Selling specialty snacks (e.g., ice cream, frozen yogurt, cookies, popcorn) or nonalcoholic beverages in nonmobile facilities for consumption on or near the premises–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 722515, Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars;
  • Selling food specialties, such as hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken, pizza, or specialty cuisines from nonmobile facilities–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 722513, Limited-Service Restaurants or U.S. Industry NAICS 722511, Full-Service Restaurants, based on type of food services provided to patrons; and
  • Operating as street vendors (except food)–are classified in Industry NAICS 454390, Other Direct Selling Establishments.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 72233

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 72233. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Beverage stands, nonalcoholic, mobile
  • Canteens, mobile
  • Coffee carts, mobile
  • Food carts, mobile
  • Food concession stands, mobile
  • Ice cream truck vendors
  • Lunch wagons
  • Mobile food stands
  • Refreshment stands, mobile
  • Snack stands, mobile
  • Street vendors, food
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 72: Accommodation and Food Services
    • Subsector 722: Food Services and Drinking Places
      • Industry Group 7223: Special Food Services
        • Industry 72233: Mobile Food Services (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 722330: Mobile Food Services

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