2017 Edition

national industry 311520

Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Manufacturing


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing ice cream, frozen yogurts, frozen ices, sherbets, frozen tofu, and other frozen desserts (except bakery products).

The immediate parent of national industry 311520 is international industry 31152: Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Manufacturing

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Manufacturing frozen bakery products--are classified in U.S. Industry 311813, Frozen Cakes, Pies, and Other Pastries Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing ice cream and ice milk mixes--are classified in U.S. Industry 311514, Dry, Condensed, and Evaporated Dairy Product Manufacturing.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 311520 -
2007 311520 -
2012 311520 -
2017 311520 -

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 2024 - Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 311520, Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Manufacturing:

  1. creamery and dairy product manufacturing
  2. creamery dairy product manufacturing
  3. creamery or dairy
  4. dairy product including egg honey creamery
  5. dairy product manufacturing
  6. food manufacturing
  7. food product manufacturing frozen
  8. food product manufacturing not otherwise classified frozen
  9. frozen confectionery bar manufacturing
  10. frozen food product manufacturing
  11. ice cream and frozen dessert
  12. ice cream and frozen dessert manufacturing
  13. ice cream manufacturing
  14. ice cream manufacturing and route salesperson route supervisor
  15. manufacturing
  16. milk processing
  17. prepared meal and dessert manufacturing


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