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Components of food and beverage manufacturing value of shipments, 2011

Meat processing is the largest single component of food and beverage manufacturing, with 24 percent of shipments in 2011

Item 1, Animal food 7.0%.
Item 2, Grains and oilseeds 12.0%.
Item 3, Sugar and confectionery 4.0%.
Item 4, Fruits and vegetables 8.0%.
Item 5, Dairy 13.0%.
Item 6, Meats 24.0%.
Item 7, Seafood 1.0%.
Item 8, Bakery and tortilla products 8.0%.
Item 9, Other food 11.0%.
Item 10, Beverages 12.0%.

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