Friday, September 23, 2022
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The findings highlight that the industry plays a significant economic role in each state, adding $339.4 billion to the national output in 2022.
- The findings highlight that the industry plays a significant economic role in each state, adding $339.4 billion to the national output in 2022.
- In addition, federal, state, and local taxes generated by the industry, and the spin-off industry sales their activity generates, total $43.7 billion per year.
- Examining total employment in detail shows over 600,000 jobs, or 54 percent of the industry, are workers in the production sector.
- This report shows the impact of delayed labor reform on the workforce, which will continue to impact consumers at foodservice and in grocery stores."