Reports Food and Beverage Related Industries Account for 39% of U.S. Job Growth in June, 2012

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The food and beverage industry, organized by the Bureau of Labor Statistics into multiple segments, continues to be a critical driver of the U.S. economy even accounting for 39% of nonfarm payroll growth in June, 2012.

The relative stability of the food and beverage industry is often overlooked as jobseekers contemplate their careers.

The food and beverage industry crosses over many segments as defined by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. In order to identify the full impact of the food and beverage industries’ employment market, releases a monthly sub-report.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the preliminary findings on the United States labor market for the month of June, 2012. Based on the released BLS findings, the employer segments made up by the food and beverage industry added a total of 31,400 jobs, accounting for 39% of the country’s job growth. releases this sub-report each month to illustrate the tremendous impact the food and beverage industry has in United States employment. Importantly, the job growth was in addition to the millions of people already employed by food and beverage industry segments.

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

According to Gigi Cohen, President of FoodAndBeveragePeople Media Group, LLC, which includes, "The relative stability of the food and beverage industry is often overlooked as jobseekers contemplate their careers. Our website, newsletter and social media efforts are designed to highlight the fascinating and critical segments that make up the entire U.S. food and beverage industry."

In addition to providing the details of the BLS data for the food and beverage industry segments, publishes news, industry moves and food and beverage jobs from across the country. Publishing jobs from employers of every size is part of the website’s mission to help its audience access the widest cross section of food and beverage industry information available.

About: Food And Beverage People Media Group, LLC which includes and the weekly industry newsletter, News Kernels, is dedicated to career minded individuals who work in or desire to work in the U.S. food and beverage industries. The website and weekly recap features content geared for professionals at every stage of their career including the latest industry news, promotions retirements, job listings and industry trends.

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