NAICS Code 424490

NAICS 424490

NAICS Code 424490 – Other Grocery and Related Products Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS Code 424490: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of groceries and related products (except a general line of groceries; packaged frozen food; dairy products (except dried and canned); poultry products (except canned); confectioneries; fish and seafood (except canned); meat products (except canned); and fresh fruits and vegetables). Included in this industry are establishments primarily engaged in the bottling and merchant wholesale distribution of spring and mineral waters processed by others.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 424490

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • Bakery products (except frozen) merchant wholesalers
  • Canned seafood merchant wholesalers
  • Canned fish merchant wholesalers
  • Canned vegetables merchant wholesalers
  • Canned fruits merchant wholesalers
  • Dried milk merchant wholesalers
  • Canned meats merchant wholesalers
  • Soft drinks merchant wholesalers
  • Canned milk merchant wholesalers

Cross Reference Guide for Code 424490

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.

  • Merchant wholesale distribution of grains, field beans, livestock, and other farm product raw materials–are classified in Industry Group 4245, Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages–are classified in Industry Group 4248, Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Bottling soft drinks–are classified in Industry 31211, Soft Drink and Ice Manufacturing;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of a general line of groceries–are classified in Industry NAICS 424410, General Line Grocery Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of packaged frozen foods (except dairy)–are classified in Industry NAICS 424420, Packaged Frozen Food Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of dairy products–are classified in Industry NAICS 424430, Dairy Product (except Dried or Canned) Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of poultry and poultry products (except canned and packaged frozen)–are classified in Industry NAICS 424440, Poultry and Poultry Product Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of confectioneries; salted or roasted nuts; popcorn; potato, corn, and similar chips; and/or fountain fruits and syrups–are classified in Industry NAICS 424450, Confectionery Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of fish and seafoods (except canned and packaged frozen)–are classified in Industry NAICS 424460, Fish and Seafood Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of meats (except canned and packaged frozen)–are classified in Industry NAICS 424470, Meat and Meat Product Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of fresh fruits and vegetables–are classified in Industry NAICS 424480, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Purifying and bottling water–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 312112, Bottled Water Manufacturing; and
  • Roasting coffee–are classified in Industry NAICS 311920, Coffee and Tea Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 424490

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.

  • Baby foods, canned, merchant wholesalers
  • Bakery products (except frozen) merchant wholesalers
  • Beverage bases merchant wholesalers
  • Beverage concentrates merchant wholesalers
  • Bottled water (except water treating) merchant wholesalers
  • Breakfast cereals merchant wholesalers
  • Brewers’ yeast merchant wholesalers
  • Cane sugar, refined, merchant wholesalers
  • Canned foods (e.g., fish, meat, seafood, soups) merchant wholesalers
  • Cereal products merchant wholesalers
  • Chocolate (except candy) merchant wholesalers
  • Coffee merchant wholesalers
  • Cookies merchant wholesalers
  • Cooking oils merchant wholesalers
  • Cornmeal, edible, merchant wholesalers
  • Creamery products, canned, merchant wholesalers
  • Dairy products, dried or canned, merchant wholesalers
  • Dried foods (e.g., fruits, milk, vegetables) merchant wholesalers
  • Fish, canned, merchant wholesalers
  • Flavoring extracts (except for fountain use) merchant wholesalers
  • Flour merchant wholesalers
  • Fruits, canned, merchant wholesalers
  • Gelatin, edible, merchant wholesalers
  • Health foods (except fresh fruits, vegetables) merchant wholesalers
  • Honey merchant wholesalers
  • Hop extract merchant wholesalers
  • Ice cream cones merchant wholesalers
  • Jellies and jams merchant wholesalers
  • Juices, canned or fresh, merchant wholesalers
  • Macaroni merchant wholesalers
  • Malt extract merchant wholesalers
  • Malt merchant wholesalers
  • Margarine merchant wholesalers
  • Meats, canned, merchant wholesalers
  • Milk, canned or dried, merchant wholesalers
  • Mixes (e.g., cake, dessert, pie) merchant wholesalers
  • Molasses merchant wholesalers
  • Oils, cooking and salad, merchant wholesalers
  • Pet food merchant wholesalers
  • Pizzas (except frozen) merchant wholesalers
  • Poultry, canned, merchant wholesalers
  • Prepared foods (except frozen) merchant wholesalers
  • Pretzels (except frozen) merchant wholesalers
  • Rice, polished, merchant wholesalers
  • Salad dressings merchant wholesalers
  • Salad oils merchant wholesalers
  • Salt, table, merchant wholesalers
  • Sandwiches merchant wholesalers
  • Sausage casings merchant wholesalers
  • Seafood, canned, merchant wholesalers
  • Shortening, vegetable, merchant wholesalers
  • Soft drinks merchant wholesalers
  • Soups (except frozen) merchant wholesalers
  • Spaghetti merchant wholesalers
  • Spices merchant wholesalers
  • Sugar, refined, merchant wholesalers
  • Syrup (except fountain) merchant wholesalers
  • Tea merchant wholesalers
  • Toppings (except fountain) merchant wholesalers
  • Vegetables, canned, merchant wholesalers
  • Water, bottled (except water treating), merchant wholesalers
  • Yeast merchant wholesalers
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 424490

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): 8018, 8203NAICS 424490
  • CA WC: 8018, 2150
  • DE WC: 821, 855
  • PA WC: 821, 855
  • MI WC: 8018, 8232
  • NJ WC: 8018, 8203
  • NY WC: 8018
  • WY WC: 424490
  • GL: 10141, 14405
  • SIC: 5149, 5999

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 424490 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 42: Wholesale Trade
  • Subsector 424: Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
  • Industry Group 4244: Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
  • Industry 42449: Other Grocery and Related Products Merchant Wholesalers
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 424490: Other Grocery and Related Products Merchant Wholesalers
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