Farm production receives fifth largest share of U.S. food dollar among industries along supply chain

U.S. dollar bill graphic showing portions of food dollar spent on packaging, transportation, wholesale trade, retail trade, food services, farm production, food processing, energy, finance and insurance, advertising, and other industries in 2022.

Using three different models of the same food supply chain, the USDA, Economic Research Service’s Food Dollar Series breaks down the distribution of a representative $1 of annual consumer food expenditures on purchases for eating at home and away from home.

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