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The food industry is a significant contributor within regional economies and to the U.S. economy. It is a stable industry in terms of employment and labor income due to the consistent demand for food.

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The food industry employs 1.46 million workers and accounts for about 13% of all U.S. manufacturing employment. It is an industry that has developed important innovations over time, quickly responding to the changes in consumer demand and meeting the needs of 320 million American consumers. 

U.S. employment, and 10% of U.S. consumers’ disposable personal income (DPI). It has total sales of $1.4 trillion, of which $164 billion in value-added is generated by the food and beverage industry alone.

Through our online platform Vetted Biz, we have reviewed over 2,900 businesses and franchises. Currently, almost 25% of the businesses on our platform are food and beverage franchises..

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Cinnaholic Chicken Guy! Bake Cheese Tart Jon Smith Subs
1000˚ Degrees Pizzeria Verve Restaurants Tutti Frutti Krispy Kreme
Amorino Tru Bowl Erik's Delicafe La Madeleine
LemonShark Poké Junbi Bar Louie Little Big Burger
Saladworks Spoleto Italian Kitchen We, The Pizza Long John Silvers
Boardwalk Fries Yoshinoya Sbarro Fuddruckers
Creamistry Kisses From Italy Rusty Taco Carbone’S Pizzeria
Elevation Burger It's A Grind Foodjets I Heart Mac & Cheese
Firenza Southern Maid Donuts Handel's Homemade Ice Cream Mango Mango Dessert
Gloria Jean's Coffee Chatime Grater Grilled Cheese Menchie’s
Grain and Berry Country Kitchen International Patxi's Pizza Milkster
Jamba Juice Pretzelmaker Yogurtland Monk’s Bar And Grill
Le Macaron Bottoms Up Espresso Huddle House Mr Brews Taphouse
Mooyah Burgers The Dapper Doughnut Bento Sushi Sweetfrog
Paciugo Gelato Caffè The Krave Kobe Burger Grill Delivery.Com Mucho Burrito
Baja Fresh Crepe Delicious Suki Hana Naf-Naf Middle Eastern Grill
Rush Bowls Hummus Republic Proteinhouse  Nathan's
Totally Nutz Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken Streetchurros Newk’s Eatery
Vitality Bowls The Simple Greek Mai Sushi Bar Northern Lights Pizza Company
Which Wich Blue Martini Teapioca Lounge Oath Pizza
Ziggi's Coffee Mahana Fresh  Mini Monster Café Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
Ben & Florentine Afuri Waffle Cabin Papa Murphy’s
Pho Hoa & Jazen Tea  LA Crawfish Vito & Nick's Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
Juicy Burgers The Lost Cajun Noble Roman’s Craft Pizza & Pub Perko’s Café Grill
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue  Panini Kabob Grill The Original Pancake House Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemonades
Maui Wowi  Zero Degrees Pelican's Snoballs Shawarma Stackz
PJ's Coffee of New Orleans  Pizza Guys Advanced Fresh Concepts Tifa Chocolate & Gelato
Poké Bar Dice & Mix Sertinos Zeek's Pizza JUICE IT UP
The Brass Tap  Clean Juice Copper Branch Dessert’D Organic Bake Shop
The Counter Corelife Eatery Aroma Espresso Bar Chickpeas Kitchen
Arby's  Nothing Bundt Cakes Bobii Frutii Crazy Otto's Diner
Auntie Anne's  Broken Yolk Cafe Woops! Beyond Food Mart
Baskin-Robbins Cookie Advantage Great Greek Pizza@
Ben & Jerry's  Vitaly Silverlake Ramen Pizza Ranch
Blaze Pizza  Board And Brew Restaurant Group Pocket Deli A&W
Bojangle's Famous Chicken'n Biscuits Bad Ass Coffee Company Of Hawaii The Waffle Experience DQ Treat
Checkers  Bahama Buck’s Salata Salad Kitchen STEAK ESCAPE SANDWICH GRILL
Cinnabon Sweets4Treats Bonchon Taco John’s
Culver's Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill Godfather's Pizza Häagen-Dazs
Dairy Queen Treat Elbows Mac N' Cheese Taffer's Tavern Cousins Subs
Dunkin' Villa Pizza Snowdays DQ Grill & Chill
Firehouse of America Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads Playa Bowls BAB
Freddy's  The Flame Broiler Sizzler Pancheros
Fuzzy's Taco Shop  Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave Ice Moge Tee B-Bop's
Golden Corral  Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt Johnny Rockets Buck's Pizza
Hardee's  The Pie Hole  Tom's Urban Panera Bread
Jersey Mike's  Rise Presotea Gina Maria's Pizza
Jimmy John's Cheba Hut Philly's Best Chessesteaks Qdoba
KFC Non-Traditional  Lumberjacks Chili's Uno Pizzeria & Grill
KFC Traditional  Baby’s Badass Slices Shuckin Shack
Kilwins Chocolates Slater's 50-50 Franchise Uncle Sharkii Poke Bar Jeremiah's Italian Ice
Kona Ice Smoothie Factory Gfg Bakery Cafe Lennys Grill & Subs
Marco's Pizza Chop Stop Cheesetella East Coast Wings + Grill
McDonald's  Smashburger  Chungchun The Flying Biscuit
McAlister's Deli  The Great Frame Up Nextbite Round Table Pizza
Papa John's Fosters Freeze International Churroholic Zoup! Restaurants
Pizza Hut Non-Traditional The Boiling Crab Tapioca Express Cicis
Pizza Hut Traditional Dave’S Hot Chicken illy Cosi
Potbelly Sandwich Shop  Port Of Subs Jinya Ramen Bar Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe
Smoothie King Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen Champs Chicken Dog Haus
Sonic Drive-In  Quaker Steak & Lube Mrs. Fields Brown's Chicken
Taco Bell Express 7 Leaves Cafe TCBY Buffalo Wings & Rings
Tropical Smoothie Café Hot Dog On A Stick The Cookie Dough Cafe Doner Kebab
Teriyaki Madness Submarina California Subs America’s Dog And Burger Rise'n Roll Bakery & Deli
Apple Spice Paavo's Village Inn Pieology Restaurants
Island Fin Poké Burger Boss Angry Crab Shack Wings Etc
The Donut Experiment  The Melting Pot Aurelio's Pizza Chicago's Pizza with a Twist
Urban Bricks  Boston Pizza Restaurants Bb.q Chicken Dunn Brothers Coffee
Charleys Philly Steaks Quiznos Beavertails Bambū
Edible Arrangements Strings Italian Cafe Beerhead Bar & Eatery Monical's Restaurant
Chester's Beard Papa's Bellacino's Johnny's Italian Steakhouse
Buffalo Wild Wings Paradis Ben's Soft Pretzels Jason's Deli
Honey Baked Ham Twin Restaurant Benvenuto's Italian Grill Pita Pit
Subway Fat Tuesday BGR Burgers GRIMALDI'S PIZZERIA
Wienerschnitzel Western Sizzlin Bimbo Bakeries Jet's Pizza
Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs T-Swirl Crêpe Bopngrill Roll On In
Rosati's Pizza The Original Mel's Broadway Roly Poly
Captain D's  Marble Slab Creamery Brothers Est. 1967 Bar & Grill Hook & Reel restaurant
Moe's Southwest Grill Rapid Fired Pizza Bruegger’s Bagels B.GOOD
Penn Station East Coast Subs Scooter's Coffee Burger King Reis & Irvy's
Mountain Mike's Matiki Island B.B.Q. Carl’s Jr. Corner Bakery Cafe
Donatos Strickland's Panda Express BurgerFi
Great American Cookies Cream Clean Eatz Rascal House
Schlotzsky Austin Eatery Mister Softee Coffee News Mr. Delivery
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant Chronic Tacos Nestle Toll House Café Mason's Famous Lobster Rolls
Hooters Pokéworks Crooked Pint Ale House BoomBozz
Nékter Juice Bar Baked Cookies & Dough Falbo Bros Pizzeria DMK Burger Bar
Black Bear Diner Corporate Caterers Denny's Tony Roma's
Togo's Inchins Bamboo Garden Dickey's Barbecue Pit Bruster's
Capriotti's Sandwich Shop Inc. Lollicup Jack In The Box Erbert & Gerbert
Orion's Your Pie Donatos Pizza Beggars Pizza
Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom Wayback Burgers Drnk Coffee + Tea Quack Daddy Donuts
Duck Donuts Mod Pizza Earl Of Sandwich NoBaked Cookie Dough
Elmer’s Baekjeong Earthgrains Extreme Pizza
Bombshells Restaurant & Bar Popbar Einstein Bros. Restaurant PizzaRev
MIO SUSHI Me-N-Ed's Pizzeria Famous Dave’s Pop's Italian Beef & Sausage
Sub Zero Curry Up Now Lee’s Famous Recipe Meatheads
Tsuta Hot Fries Fat Shack Scotty's Brewhouse
Smoking Pig BBQ Steve's Pizza First Watch Three Dog Bakery
Leanfeast Hot Head Burrito Freshii Restaurant Sweetwaters
Nikko Hot N Juicy Crawfish Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Hotshots
Fuji Grill Döner And Gyros Fujisan Tilford's Wood Fired Pizza
The Human Bean Another Broken Egg Café Gigi’s Cupcakes Shops Sugarfire Smoke House
Breadsmith Cicis Beyond Pizza Tom & Chee Chicken Salad Chick
Burgerim Caribou Coffee TGI Fridays Brixx Wood Fired Pizza
Sweet Jesus Kono Pizza The Halal Guys Fox's Pizza Den
Fire + Ice Biscuit's Cafe Tap House Grill Addictive Food/Creative Brews SMOKE'S POUTINERIE
Pizza Schmizza Church's Chicken Texas Roadhouse SOUTH PHILLY STEAKS & FRIES
Figaro's Pizza Slim Chicken's U-Swirl-N-Go Store Romeo's Pizza
Sombrero Mexican Food Five Guys Papa Saverio’s BUBBAKOO'S BURRITOS
Ubatuba Açai Bowls The Round Table Wahlburgers Books & Brews
Yogis Grill Kolache Factory Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar Growler USA Microbrew Pub
Jojo's Grill-A-Dog Xpresso Delight Wing-Stop Wing it On!
Yi Fang Taiwan Fruit Tea Dippin' Dots Antioch Pizza Shop Chill-N Nitrogen Ice Cream
The Buffalo Spot Doc Popcorn World Of Beer KOKEE TEA
Dripp Café Landwer Yogurt Mountain PINCHO
Above The Crust Pada Sushi Zaxby's My Favorite Muffin
Red Mango Mamoun's Falafel Piara Pizza Applebee's
Scooped Cookie Dough Bar Trademark Pizza Red Robin Biggby Coffee
Fazoli’s Ori’Zaba’s Rita’s Brand Carvel
Tastea Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill Soft Pretzel Factory Crisp & Green
Crumbl Mokkoji Stacked Pickle Dominos
Sushi Freak Umai Steak n Shake Everbowl
The Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii Prontoroni Black Rock Bar & Grill Happy Joe's
Apóla Greek Grill Tabu Shabu Global Orange JL Beers
Pie Five Restaurants Bubbleology Glass Nickel Pizza Co Kung Fu Tea 
Fried Chicken Master Golden Krust Great Wraps Mongolian Grill 
Cool Hand Luke'S Steakhouse/Saloon Una Más Green Mill Restaurants Paik's Noodle
Huckleberry’s Giordano's Groutsmith Red's Savoy
Two Hands Daily Jam Hoa Franchising Rocky Rococo Pizza and Pasta
Bengal Bay Grill Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Humble Donuts Co. Surf City Squeeze
Mellow Mushroom Tijuana Flats