NAICS Code 311942

NAICS 311942

NAICS Code 311942 – Spice and Extract Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS Code 311942: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the following:

  1. Manufacturing spices, table salt, seasonings, flavoring extracts (except coffee and meat), and natural food colorings and/or
  2. Manufacturing dry mix food preparations, such as salad dressing mixes, gravy and sauce mixes, frosting mixes, and other dry mix preparations.
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Cross Reference Guide for Code 311942

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Manufacturing catsup and other tomato-based sauces–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311421, Fruit and Vegetable Canning;
  • Manufacturing mayonnaise, dressings, and prepared nontomato-based sauces–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311941, Mayonnaise, Dressing, and Other Prepared Sauce Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing industrial salts–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 325998, All Other Miscellaneous Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing;
  • Drying and/or dehydrating ingredients for dry soup mixes and bouillon–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311423, Dried and Dehydrated Food Manufacturing;
  • Mixing purchased dried and/or dehydrated ingredients for dry soup mixes and bouillon–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311999, All Other Miscellaneous Food Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing flavoring syrups (except coffee-based syrups)–are classified in Industry NAICS 311930, Flavoring Syrup and Concentrate Manufacturing;
  • Mixing purchased dried and/or dehydrated potato, rice, and pasta and packaging them with other purchased ingredients, and manufacturing prepared frosting–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311999, All Other Miscellaneous Food Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing coffee extracts and/or coffee-based syrups–are classified in Industry NAICS 311920, Coffee and Tea Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing meat extracts–are classified in Industry 31161, Animal Slaughtering and Processing;
  • Manufacturing synthetic food colorings–are classified in Industry NAICS 325130, Synthetic Dye and Pigment Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing natural organic colorings for nonfood uses–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 325199, All Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 311942

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

  • Chili pepper or powder manufacturing
  • Extracts, food (except coffee, meat), manufacturing
  • Extracts, malt, manufacturing
  • Flavor extracts (except coffee) manufacturing
  • Food coloring, natural, manufacturing
  • Food extracts (except coffee, meat) manufacturing
  • Fruit extracts manufacturing
  • Gravy mixes, dry, manufacturing
  • Grinding spices
  • Hop extract manufacturing
  • Malt extract and syrups manufacturing
  • Pectin manufacturing
  • Pepper (i.e., spice) manufacturing
  • Salad dressing mixes, dry, manufacturing
  • Salt substitute manufacturing
  • Salt, table, manufacturing
  • Sauce mixes, dry, manufacturing
  • Seasoning salt manufacturing
  • Spice grinding and blending
  • Spice mixtures manufacturing
  • Spices and spice mix manufacturing
  • Table salt manufacturing

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 311942

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 4825, 4568, 6504NAICS 311942
  • CA WC: 4611, 6504
  • DE WC: 0104, 551
  • PA WC: 104, 551
  • MI WC: 4825, 4568, 6504
  • NJ WC: 4627, 4628, 6504
  • NY WC: 4628, 6504
  • WY WC: 311942
  • GL: 52911, 53374, 4568
  • SIC: 2087, 2099

Resources: Praxiom, AceGroupTDICalifornia Division of Workers Compensation, Delaware Workers Compensation Manual, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Manual, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Placement Facility: Classification Definitions, New Jersey Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Manual, New York Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, North American Industry Classification System, Florida Underwriting Guide: Commercial General Liability Classifications,  Standard Industrial Classifications.

The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 311942 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code 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, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). 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 3119: Other Food Manufacturing
  • Industry 31194: Seasoning and Dressing Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311941: Mayonnaise, Dressing, and Other Prepared Sauce Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311942: Spice and Extract Manufacturing
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