The production of food products ranks second with a 15.5% share when the sectoral distribution of the industrial businesses in İzmir are examined.
About 15% of the total manufacturing industry employment, the generated turnover and fixed capital investment is in the food and beverage sector.
İzmir exports about 850 Million Dollars of food and beverage annually.
16.5% of the employees working in the industrial enterprises in İzmir operate on the production of food products.
Most employment in İzmir is done in the food and beverage sector.
The processing of fruit and vegetables, dried fruit and vegetables as well as dairy products are the main sub-sectors of the food and beverage sector.