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Components of food and beverage manufacturing: value added, 2011

Meat processing is the largest component (17 percent) of the food sector's total value added, followed by beverage manufacturing (16 percent)

Item 1, Animal food 5.0%.
Item 2, Grains and oilseeds 9.0%.
Item 3, Sugar and confectionery 5.0%.
Item 4, Fruits and vegetables 10.0%.
Item 5, Dairy 10.0%.
Item 6, Meats 17.0%.
Item 7, Seafood 1.0%.
Item 8, Bakery and tortilla products 11.0%.
Item 9, Other food 16.0%.
Item 10, Beverages 16.0%.

Source: USDA, ERS using data from U.S. Census Bureau, 2011 Annual Survey of Manufactures.