The Food and Related Products sector category includes industries and companies engaged in transforming livestock and agricultural products into products for intermediate or final consumption. Also included are manufacturers and distributors of processing supplies and equipment, wholesalers, and services supporting industries in this sector, which include consulting, employment, marketing, associations, etc. Professional and industrial resources are also included.
Sites generally not listed in this category include:
- Local retailers (bakeries, for example) which serve a very limited geographic area are listed in the Regional category according to the city or town where they are located.
- Retailers providing online shopping are listed in Shopping: Food.
- Sites dealing with food and beverages as a recreational interest (history, humor, facts, etc.) are listed in Recreation: Food.
- Cooking and recipe sites are listed in Home: Cooking.
- Scientific, research and technical sites covering food science are listed in Science: Technology: Food Science.
- Sites covering human nutrition and dietary aspects of food are listed in Health: Nutrition.
- Industries engaged in growing crops and raising livestock are listed under Business: Agriculture and Forestry.