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Please find the most appropriate subcategory for the site being submitted.

Beverage producers and bottlers should generally be listed here if the main focus of the site is offering their products at the wholesale level.

Non-business oriented informational sites, as well as some beverage producers, like distilleries, breweries and wineries are listed in Recreation: Food: Drink and its subcats.

Sites offering online shopping and sales to consumers should be suggested to Shopping: Food: Beverages or one of the subcategories. Duplicate listings will not usually be considered.

Retailers serving a limited geographic area should suggest their sites to the appropriate Regional /Business_and_Economy branch.

Sites of suppliers or manufacturers of beverage service equipment should be submitted to Business: Hospitality: Food Service: Tools and Equipment: Beverage.

Here you will find sites for and about the beverage industry. Producers, bottlers, suppliers to the industry and business resource sites, for example.
Food brokers and sites about the industry will only be accepted here.

Sites specific to a sub-industry (such as Beverages, Dairy, Grains and Legumes, Herbs and Spices, Meat and Seafood, Produce, etc.) should be submitted to the main category unless a Broker category exists for that appropriate category. If enough broker sites exists in a sub-industry a Broker category will be created.

Import and export sites should be submitted to the Import and Export category.

This category contains sites of companies and related sites for the food broker industry.
This category contains websites of manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors of condiments and seasonings. Companies that provide processing, equipment, supplies, and services supporting this industry, which include consulting, employment, marketing, associations, etc. are all appropriate for inclusion. Professional and industrial resources are also included.

Some of the product types that can be listed here include condiments, pickled products, sauces, seasonings (dry, liquid and perishable), food bases, herbs, spices, vinegar, chili products, marinades, vinaigrettes, rubs, salsas, dressings, curry powders, masalas, and pastes.

Sites generally not listed in this category include:

  • Local retailers 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 condiments and seasonings 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 condiment and seasoning science are listed in Science: Technology: Food Science.
  • Sites covering human nutrition and dietary aspects of condiments and seasonings are listed in Health: Nutrition.
  • Industries engaged in growing crops and raising livestock are listed under Business: Agriculture and Forestry.
The Condiments and Seasonings category includes industries and companies engaged in transforming agricultural products into products for intermediate or final consumption. A condiment is a substance, such as a relish, vinegar, or spice, used to flavor or complement food. Seasoning (also called seasoner) is something, such as a spice or herb, used to flavor food.
Please list only those meetings, food fairs and trade exhibitions that relate to the food business to business industry, such as food processing and wholesale.
This category includes meetings, food fairs, and trade exhibitions. The topics of these events should cover items of interest to the food processing and wholesale industries.
Sites which are targeted toward the restaurant, hotel, motel, casino, nightclub, catering and resort industries belong in Business/Hospitality/Consulting

Minimum requirements to be listed in this category include a company name and contact information easily accessible from the home page. The description will be rewritten to remove promotional language and to accurately reflect the site''s content.
Consulting sites which are targeted toward food manufacturers and producers and other non-hospitality industry food-related businesses.
Sites of cooperatively grown food.
Please only submit sites offering import or export of Dairy products.
There is currently no description created for this category.
Websites listed in the Employment category for the Food and Related Products industry focuses on bringing employees and employers together. This includes resources and establishments engaged in one or more of the following disciplines:
  • Recruitment and/or staffing services on behalf of employers
  • Advice or assistance with preparation of resumes and portfolios
  • Job search directories
  • Career management

Excluded from this category are:

  • Individual job postings (i.e. the "help wanted" section of an employer''s website) are not listed in the Open Directory due to their inherent transient nature.
  • Resumes, and portfolios, recruiters and staffing services, and job search directories specific to a sub industry of Food and Related Products (such as the Beverage, Dairy, or Produce industry) are listed according to the industry which they serve. If no Employment category exists under the industry''s category, submit to the main industry category and when enough employment sites are listed a Employment category will be created.
  • Agencies and individuals which offer local employment services and regionally-specific job boards are listed according to the geographic area which they serve.
  • Topics related to the management and training of existing employees are organized in Business: Human Resources.
The Employment category for the Food and Related Products industry lists websites that focus on bringing employees and employers together. This includes resources and establishments engaged in one or more of the following disciplines:
  • Recruitment and/or staffing services on behalf of employers
  • Advice or assistance with preparation of resumes and portfolios
  • Job search directories
  • Career management
Please submit only sites offering grain products for industrial or wholesale customers. Retail suppliers should look at categories under Shopping/Food/.
This category covers grain, and some food products made mainly from grain (such as flour and breakfast cereals).
Please submit your site to the best Regional site if you are a distibutor - or Shopping.
This category houses sites that manufacture products that are certified Halah.

Import and export companies and sites about the food industry will only be accepted here.

Sites specific to a sub-industry (such as Beverages, Dairy, Grains and Legumes, Herbs and Spices, Meat and Seafood, Produce, etc.) should be submitted to the main category unless an Import and Export category exists for that appropriate category. If enough import and export sites exists in a sub-industry an Import and Export category will be created.

Broker sites should be submitted to the Broker category.

This category contains sites of companies and related sites for the food import and export industry.
Food Items marketplaces facilitate interactions and transactions between buyers and sellers within the food processing and procurement industry.
This category is only for consultants specializing in the meat, poultry, egg and dairy industries. Sites which deal with the meat, egg or dairy industries but are not primarily consultant sites will be forwarded to the appropriate category.
Commercial firms providing products, services or distribution about, for or of meat.
Producers, processors and traders of certified organic food with a significant amount of organic products in their portfolio should be listed here. Health and wholefoods are not necessarily organic. Our editors cannot possibly be familiar with the all the regulations concerning organic production and certification in each country. It is advisable to check listed individuals and companies for their organic accreditation before any purchase.
Includes fruits, vegetables, nuts, mushrooms and other items that can be grown in gardens or orchards.
Please submit only sites for food retail industry resources, or major food retail corporations which offer services through a set of retail outlets.

Sites not listed in this category include:

The Food and Related Products: Retail category lists sites for major food retail chains or for food retail industry resources.
This category contains websites of manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers of snack foods. Companies that provide processing, equipment, and supplies, and services supporting this industry, which include consulting, employment, marketing, associations, etc. are all appropriate for inclusion. Professional and industrial resources are also included.

Some of the product types that can be listed here include (but are not limited to), snacks made of cereals, cheeses, crackers, meats, nuts, corn, pellets, bars, cakes, and fruit. Jerky, party mixes, pretzels, popcorn, pork rinds, granola, and fruit bars, cookies, and potato, and tortilla chips are also considered snack foods.

Sites generally not listed in this category include:

The Snack Foods category includes industries and companies engaged in transforming agricultural products into products for intermediate or final consumption. Snack foods include (but are not limited to), snacks made of cereals, cheeses, crackers, meats, jerky, nuts, corn, pellets, fruit, party mixes, pretzels, popcorn, pork rinds, bars, granola, cakes, cookies, and potato, and tortilla chips.
Websites that sell maple syrup (and other maple products)online to consumers should be submitted to Shopping/Food/Sweeteners/Maple_Products rather than this category.
There is currently no description created for this category.
For machinery and technology that supports the industrial food processing industry.
Food Processing Equipment showcases machinery and technology that supports the industrial food processing industry.
This category lists companies that purchase products from Producers and Manufacturers in bulk and resell it without transformation to re-sellers. The Wholesalers and Distributors that will be listed in this category are associated with Food and Related Products. Companies that provide services to these Wholesalers and Distributors will be listed here. This category will not list Manufacturers' Representatives or Retailers.
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