The Economic Impact of Food and Beverage Processing in California

Richard J. Sexton, Josué Medellín-Azuara, and Tina L. Saitone

from ARE Update Vol. 18, No. 4, Mar/Apr, 2015

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Abstract

Food and beverage processing is the third largest manufacturing sector in California. In 2012 California's food
and beverage processing sector contributed $82 billion in value added to the California economy, 760,000 full- and part-time jobs, $10.5 billion in federal tax revenues, and $8.2 billion in state and local tax revenues.

Keywords

Value Added, Multiplier Effects, California Agricultural Economy

Citation

Richard J. Sexton, Josué Medellín-Azuara, and Tina L. Saitone. "The Economic Impact of Food and Beverage Processing in California." ARE Update 18(4)(2015):5-8. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2015/18/4/the-economic-impact-of-fo/