Reports Food and Beverage Related Industries Account for 62% of U.S. Job Growth for March, 2012

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Food and beverage related industries gained 74,000 jobs in March, employing over 26 million people according to's review of the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report. Report on Industry Influence in the U.S. Job Market

Today, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the preliminary findings on the United States labor market for the month of March, 2012. Based on the released BLS findings, the employer segments made up by the food and beverage industry added a total of 74,000 jobs and accounts for 62% of the country’s growth. releases this sub-report each month to illustrate the tremendous impact the food and beverage industry has in United States employment. In addition to accounting for a large proportion of overall job growth, the food and beverage related industries employed over 26 million people in March.

Companies that consider their primary business to be within the food and beverage industries include food and beverage manufacturers, grocery stores, food services organizations, restaurants and bars.

A full chart showing demonstrating the growth of the various segments can be found on the website.

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