SIC Industry Description

Industry: 2022—Natural, Processed, and Imitation Cheese
Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing natural cheese (except cottage cheese), processed cheese, cheese foods, cheese spreads, and cheese analogs (imitations and substitutes). These establishments also produce by-products, such as raw liquid whey. Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing cottage cheese are classified in Industry 2026, and those manufacturing cheese-based salad dressings are classified in Industry 2035.

Cheese analogsCheese, processed
Cheese products, imitation or substitutesDips, cheese-based
Cheese spreads, pastes, and cheese-like preparationsProcessed cheese
Cheese, except cottage cheeseSandwich spreads, cheese
Cheese, imitation or substitutesWhey, raw: liquid
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
2022Cheese; Natural and Processed651
202200Cheese; natural and processed160
20220000Cheese; natural and processed160
202201Cheese spreads, dips, pastes, and other cheese products77
20220100Cheese spreads, dips, pastes, and other cheese products62
20220101Dips, cheese-based5
20220102Pastes, cheese2
20220103Spreads, cheese5
20220104Whey, raw or liquid3
202299Cheese; natural and processed, nec414
20229901Imitation cheese9
20229902Natural cheese321
20229903Processed cheese84