TABLE 6-1Value of Shipments by the U.S. Food Manufacturing Industry in 2006

Type of ShipmentValue (billions of U.S. dollars)
Meat145
Dairy69
Other food71
Grain and oilseed milling52
Fruit, vegetable, and specialty food54
Bakeries and tortilla49
Sugar and confectionery28
Seafood10

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce Processed Food Outlook, 2008. Available online: http://www​.trade.gov​/td/ocg/report08_processedfoods.pdf (accessed July 20, 2009).

From: 6, The Food Environment: Key to Formulating Strategies for Change in Sodium Intake

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Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake; Henney JE, Taylor CL, Boon CS, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2010.
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