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Foodservice Segment Definitions

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Non Commercial

GFC Code: 1100

BUSINESS & INDUSTRY (B&I)

Definition: A business location that is not primarily a foodservice operator, but purchases foodservice items, typically for a corporate cafeteria or canteen area.
Examples: Google Inc. cafeteria
GFC Code: 1110

COMPANIES

Definition: This is a top-line segmentation. A company / business location that is not primarily a foodservice operator, but purchases foodservice items. It will be used when it is unknown if the business is operating as a production plant or office only.
Examples: PepsiCo, Purchase NY.
GFC Code: 1111

PROFESSIONAL / OFFICES

Definition: A company where the operator is known to only contain office space.
Examples: This example would be PepsiCo, Chicago IL, which is only office space.
GFC Code: 1112

PRODUCTION / PLANTS

Definition: A company where the operator is known to have production.
Examples: This would include PepsiCo, Dyer IN where product is warehoused and shipped.
GFC Code: 1120

GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT

Definition: A known business location that is a government entity.
Examples: The Pentagon
GFC Code: 1200

EDUCATION

Definition: A location for development of knowledge.
GFC Code: 1210

PRE-K, KINDERGARTEN, CHILD CARE

Definition: A daycare/childcare location that is prior to K-12. Typically will have some form of foodservice.
Examples: KinderCare, Daycares
GFC Code: 1220

PRIMARY SCHOOL

Definition: An education facility with K - 8 grades.
Examples: Kenwood Elementary School
GFC Code: 1230

SECONDARY SCHOOL

Definition: An education facility with 9 - 12 grades.
Examples: Hammond High School
GFC Code: 1240

FURTHER EDUCATION, UNIVERSITIES

Definition: This is a top-line segmentation. This is used when it is unclear if a location is a two or four year college or technical trade school. It is typically a "holding" place until further research can be completed.
Examples: Abbott College
GFC Code: 1241

2 YEAR COLLEGE & UNIVERSITIES

Definition: A community or local 2 year college.
Examples: South Suburban Community College
GFC Code: 1242

4 YEAR COLLEGE & UNIVERSITIES

Definition: An institution of higher learning, especially one providing a general or liberal arts education rather than technical or professional training.
Examples: Northwestern University, University of Michigan
GFC Code: 1243

TECHNICAL AND TRADE SCHOOLS

Definition: A specific trade training school.
Examples: Automotive Learning Center, Electrician Trade
GFC Code: 1249

OTHER FURTHER EDUCATION

Definition: Other types of education.
Examples: Job Corp of America
GFC Code: 1250

SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Definition: A geographic district, the public schools of which are administered together.
Examples: Norwood School District, Carlisle Area School District
GFC Code: 1260

CULINARY SCHOOLS

Definition: Schools teaching cooking, training for chef's
Examples: Culinary Art School
GFC Code: 1290

OTHER EDUCATION ESTABLISHMENTS

Definition: Unclassified education - requires further research.
Examples: John's Academy (in research, operators like this have been daycares, automotive training, high schools…etc)
GFC Code: 1300

HEALTHCARE

Definition: A location for the improvement of physical or mental health.
GFC Code: 1310

HOSPITALS

Definition: An institution where persons are given medical or surgical treatment.
Examples: Mercy General Hospital, Johnson Memorial Hospital, Riverview Psychiatric Center
GFC Code: 1320

CLINICS

Definition: An institution where individuals are given outpatient medical treatment.
Examples: Dental care clinic
GFC Code: 1330

CONVALESCENCE HOMES AND REST HOMES

Definition: An inpatient care facility that does not specialize in senior living/care.
Examples: Chicago Rehabilitation Center
GFC Code: 1340

CENTERS FOR REHABILITATION AND READAPTION, ADULT DAY CARE

Definition: A facility offering adult day care or outpatient rehabilitation care.
Examples: Bally's Rehabilitation Center
GFC Code: 1350

NURSING HOMES, HOMES FOR THE ELDERLY, RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES

Definition: This is a top line placeholder typically used when a location is not further defined between a nursing home, home for the elderly and a retirement community.
Examples: Palmer House care center
GFC Code: 1351

NURSING HOME

Definition: An inpatient facility that offers long term care for aged or infirm persons as the primary focus.
Examples: Meadowview Nursing Home
GFC Code: 1352

ASSISTED LIVING

Definition: A facility that offers independent living, but a component of care is available.
Examples: Arbor View Communities
GFC Code: 1353

SENIOR LIVING

Definition: A facility that offers independent senior living.
Examples: Longwood Senior Living
GFC Code: 1354

OTHER HOMES FOR SENIORS

Definition: A senior living facility that is undefined.
Examples: San Francisco Home for the Elderly
GFC Code: 1390

OTHER HEALTHCARE ESTABLISHMENTS

Definition: This will cover a wide variety of healthcare locations, including drug rehab, outpatient day clinics and hospices.
Examples: The Watershed, Oak Lawn Psychiatric Center
GFC Code: 1500

SOCIAL BASED LEISURE

Definition: A location to spend free or unoccupied time.
GFC Code: 1510

CENTERS FOR ADULTS AND SENIORS

Definition: An institution for adult day care which includes centers with social agendas for seniors and bingo locations.
Examples: Pilgrim Senior Enrichment Center, Cranston Senior Center
GFC Code: 1511

SOCIAL AND PRIVATE CLUBS, LEGIONS, FRATERNITIES

Definition: A club that specializes in social activity and has a specific social mission.
Examples: VFW, American Legion, Phi Betta Capa
GFC Code: 1640

RUNAWAY & HOMELESS CENTERS

Definition: A facility that offers care for misplaced individuals.
Examples: Christian Mission Services
GFC Code: 1520

CENTERS FOR CHILDREN, SUMMER CAMPS

Definition: A location specializing in activities for youth.
Examples: 4H, Camp Walden

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Definition: A facility specifically offering after school programs for youths. These are not typically as popular in the US, these types of locations are usually housed in YMCA's or other social based clubs defined above.

OTHER SOCIAL-ENTERTAINMENT

Definition: Other types of social centers such as community centers that offer mixed use areas.
Examples: Steger Community Center
GFC Code: 1600

OTHER SEGMENTS

Definition: Miscellaneous locations such as prisons, military bases and religious communities.
GFC Code: 1610

MILITARY BASES, FIRE DEPARTMENTS

Definition: A large base of operations for the military or a fire department.
Examples: Fort Campbell
GFC Code: 1620

PRISONS

Definition: A building for the confinement of persons held while awaiting trial, persons sentenced after conviction, etc.
Examples: Blair County Prison, Mifflin County Correctional Facility
GFC Code: 1630

RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES, CONVENTS, CHURCHES

Definition: Religious facilities, however, if education is their primary focus/goal, the location will be listed in education
Examples: 1st Baptist Church
GFC Code: 1690

OTHER SEGMENTS

Definition: All other.

Commercial

GFC Code: 2100

TABLE SERVICE RESTAURANTS, FULL SERVICE RESTAURANTS (FSR)

Definition: A restaurant location that is a full service (wait staff) operation.
GFC Code: 2110

FSR - CAFÉ-RESTAURANTS, FAMILY-STYLE, DINER

Definition: A full-service restaurant with limited or no alcohol service. The average check is between $6 and $12.
Examples: Chains: Ihop, Denny's Independent: Café Bello, America's Best Wings
GFC Code: 2120

FSR - TRADITIONAL RESTAURANTS, CASUAL DINING

Definition: An full-service restaurant with full bar service. It has focus on the lunch and dinner. The average check is between $10 to $25.
Examples: Chains: Hooters, T.G.I. Fridays Independents: Rainbow Seafood, China Express
GFC Code: 2130

FSR - UPSCALE CASUAL DINING RESTAURANTS

Definition: A full-service restaurant where alcohol is served. The average check is between $20 and $50. Day-parts are lunch and dinner, with an adult focus and upscale contemporary décor.
Examples: Chains: Ted's Montana Grill, McCormick and Schmick's Independents: Gallos Seafood, Aspen American Grill
GFC Code: 2140

FSR - FINE DINING RESTAURANTS

Definition: A full-service establishment where alcohol is served. The average check is greater than $50. It has a dinner emphasis and is also known as a “White Table Cloth Restaurant.”
Examples: Chains: Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, Nobu Independents: Cipriani, Wolfgang's Steakhouse
GFC Code: 2300

LIMITED SERVICE RESTAURANTS (LSR)

Definition: A restaurant location that is a limited service (non-wait staff) operation.
GFC Code: 2310

LSR - QUICK SERVICE RESTAURANTS, FAST FOOD, SNACKS

Definition: A limited-service restaurant. The average check is under $7. These are traditional “fast-food” restaurants.
Examples: Chains: McDonalds, Subway Independents:: Uptown Deli, Flaco's Tacos
GFC Code: 2320

LSR - QUICK CASUAL

Definition: A limited-service restaurant. The average check is between $7 and $10. The food is innovative, suited to sophisticated tastes and is prepared to order with fresh (or perceived as fresh) ingredients. The interior is more upscale than a typical fast food establishment.
Examples: Chains: Corner Bakery, Chipotle Independents: Vince's NY Pizza, Smoke Stack BBQ
GFC Code: 2330

LSR - DELIVERY AND TAKE AWAY ONLY

Definition: A limited-service restaurant with no dining room. The only options are delivery and take away.
Examples: Chains: Cook Out, Wing Zone Independents: Reno's Drive-In, Roma Carry Out
GFC Code: 2340

LSR - BEVERAGES

Definition: Unclassified placeholder for 2341, 2342 and 2343
GFC Code: 2341

LSR - ICE CREAM PARLORS, FROZEN DESSERTS

Definition: An establishment whose primary business is to prepare and serve any of various desserts prepared by freezing
Examples: Chains: Dairy Queen, TCBY Independents: The Cone Zone, Dairy Dream
GFC Code: 2342

LSR - COFFEE SHOPS, TEA HOUSES

Definition: A small restaurant in which coffee, tea and light meals are served.
Examples: Chains: Starbucks, Caribou Coffee Independents: Coffee Shack, Bubble Tea
GFC Code: 2343

LSR - SMOOTHIE, JUICE

Definition: A small establishment that prepares and serves blended drinks consisting of fruit juice, whole fruit and ice/water, as well as an assortment of juices.
Examples: Chains: Froots Smoothies, Tropical Smoothie Café Independents: Ziggy's Juice Bar, Smoothie Time
GFC Code: 2350

LSR - SELF SERVICE RESTAURANTS

Definition: A cafeteria style establishments in which the customer does the work rather than being waited on.
Examples: Chains: Petit Manager
GFC Code: 2360

LSR - BUFFET RESTAURANTS

Definition: An establishments that prepares and serves meals for immediate consumption using cafeteria-style serving equipment. Patrons select from food and drink items on display in a continuous cafeteria line.
Examples: Chains: Golden Corral, Pancho's Mexican Buffet Independents: Super Buffet, Garden Buffet
GFC Code: 2370

LSR - FOOD COURTS

Definition: A plaza that is contiguous with the counters of multiple food vendors and provides a common area for self-serve dining.
Examples: Wild Horse Pass Food Court, Food Court - Tanger Outlet Center
GFC Code: 2380

LSR - HAWKER STALLS, SNACK STANDS, STREET VENDORS

Definition: A road-side vendor selling food.
Examples: Keel's Snack Shop, Gibby's Fries
GFC Code: 2390

OTHER TYPES OF LSR

Definition: A Limited service establishment. This is an unclassified placeholder and typically operators are reviewed and reclassified.
GFC Code: 2400

LODGING

Definition: A location to stay temporarily.
GFC Code: 2410

HOTELS & MOTELS WITH RESTAURANT

Definition: This is an unclassified placeholder for a hotel or motel with at least one on-premise restaurant. Typically operators are reviewed and reclassified.
GFC Code: 2411

5* HOTELS WITH RESTAURANT-LUXURY

Definition: A commercial establishment providing lodging, meals and other guest services. A 5-star hotel offers most luxurious premises, a wide range of guest services, a swimming pool and exercise facilities. There is at least one on-premise restaurant.
Examples: Ritz of Las Vegas, Mandarin Oriental
GFC Code: 2412

4* HOTELS WITH RESTAURANT-UPPER SCALE

Definition: A commercial establishment providing lodging, meals and other guest services. A 4-star hotel offers plush premises and a wide range of guest services. There is at least one on-premise restaurant.
Examples: Hard Rock Hotel Chicago
GFC Code: 2413

3* HOTELS WITH RESTAURANT-UPSCALE

Definition: A commercial establishment providing lodging, meals and other guest services. A 3-star hotel offers spacious rooms with high-class decorations. There is at least one on-premise restaurant.
Examples: Hotel 71, Chicago
GFC Code: 2414

2* HOTELS WITH RESTAURANT-MIDSCALE

Definition: A commercial establishment providing lodging, meals and other guest services. A 2-star hotel provides good rooms with attached private bathrooms. There is at least one on-premise restaurant.
Examples: Marc Suites Waikiki
GFC Code: 2415

1* HOTELS WITH RESTAURANT-ECONOMY

Definition: A commercial establishment providing lodging, meals and other guest services. A 1-star hotel is a low budget location with limited service and amenities. There is at least one on-premise restaurant. These are not typical in the US Market.
Examples: Blue Jay Budget Host Inn
GFC Code: 2416

0* HOTELS WITH RESTAURANT- BUDGET

Definition: A commercial establishment providing lodging, meals and other guest services. A 0-star rating indicates a very low budget hotel. There is at least one on-premise restaurant These are not typically popular in the US market.
GFC Code: 2419

UNCODED HOTELS & MOTELS WITH RESTAURANT

Definition: A commercial establishment providing lodging, meals and other guest services. An unclassified star rating typically indicates a low budget location. There is at least one on-premise restaurant.
Examples: Wakonda Hotel & Bar Pit
GFC Code: 2420

HOTELS & MOTELS WITHOUT RESTAURANT

Definition: This is an unclassified placeholder for a hotel or motel without a restaurant on-premise. The operator may offer a continental breakfast. Typically operators are reviewed and reclassified.
GFC Code: 2421

5* HOTELS WITHOUT RESTAURANT-LUXURY

Definition: A commercial establishment providing lodging and may provide meals. A 5-star hotel offers most luxurious premises, a wide range of guest services, a swimming pool and exercise facilities.
Examples: The Hotel Hershey
GFC Code: 2422

4* HOTELS WITHOUT RESTAURANT-UPPER SCALE

Definition: A commercial establishment providing lodging and may provide meals. A 4-star hotel offers plush premises and a wide range of guest services.
Examples: Hotel Gansevoort
GFC Code: 2423

3* HOTELS WITHOUT RESTAURANT-UPSCALE

Definition: A commercial establishment providing lodging, may provide meals and other guest services. A 3-star hotel offers spacious rooms with high-class decorations.
Examples: Courtyard by Marriott
GFC Code: 2424

2* HOTELS WITHOUT RESTAURANT-MIDSCALE

Definition: A commercial establishment providing lodging, may provide meals and other guest services. A 2-star hotel provides good rooms with attached private bathrooms.
Examples: Country Inn and Suites
GFC Code: 2425

1* HOTELS WITHOUT RESTAURANT-ECONOMY

Definition: A commercial establishment providing lodging, may provide meals. A 1-star hotel is a low budget location with limited services. These are not typical in the US market.
Examples: Motel 6
GFC Code: 2426

0* HOTELS WITHOUT RESTAURANT-BUDGET

Definition: A commercial establishment providing lodging, may provide meals and other guest services. A 0-star rating indicates a very low budget hotel. These are not typically popular in the US market.
Examples: Morton's Motel
GFC Code: 2427

FLOPHOUSES, HOSTELS, YOUTH HOSTELS

Definition: Not typical in the US Market. These facilities are extremely low budget, typically overnight only accommodations.
GFC Code: 2429

UNCODED HOTELS & MOTELS WITHOUT RESTAURANT

Definition: A commercial establishment providing lodging, may provide meals and other guest services. An unclassified star rating typically indicates a low budget location.
Examples: Hidden Valley Motel
GFC Code: 2430

CAMPING, RV PARKS, CAMPGROUNDS

Definition: Camp grounds. In the US Market, all campgrounds are in this segmentation.
Examples: Sportsman Lodge and RV
GFC Code: 2440

BED & BREAKFAST, GUESTHOUSES, CHAMBRES D'HOTES

Definition: An accommodation offered by an inn, hotel or especially a private home, typically consisting of a room for the night and breakfast the next morning for one inclusive price.
Examples: Babes House Bed & Breakfast
GFC Code: 2450

RESORTS

Definition: Resorts, typically high end accommodations and with many guest services and amenities.
Examples: Lake Lawn Resort
GFC Code: 2490

OTHER LODGING ESTABLISHMENTS

Definition: Unclassified lodging facilities.
Examples: Thomas Walton Manor
GFC Code: 2500

TRANSPORT FOODSERVICE

Definition: A location associated with transportation that offers foodservice, such as a truck stop diner or in-flight catering.
GFC Code: 2510

ROADSIDE / MOTORWAY

Definition: Restaurants located primarily for travel convenience, truck stops.
Examples: Flying J Truck Stop
GFC Code: 2520

RAILWAY STATIONS AND ON-TRAIN

Definition: Food service to be provided on trains.
Examples: Union Station
GFC Code: 2530

AIRPORTS AND IN-FLIGHT CATERING

Definition: Food service to be provided on flights.
Examples: Sky Food
GFC Code: 2540

FERRIES, CRUISE LINES

Definition: Food service to be provided on cruises.
Examples: Princess Cruises
GFC Code: 2600

FOODSERVICE ON CONCESSION, LEISURE, SPORT, CULTURAL SITES

Definition: A location for recreation or amusement.
GFC Code: 2610

RECREATION, LEISURE SITES, ATTRACTION PARKS

Definition: A location such as a park, amusement park, marinas and recreation area.
Examples: Great America, Gurnee
GFC Code: 2620

AMUSEMENT ESTABLISHMENT, BOWLING CENTER, POOL HALL

Definition: A recreation center that offers activities such as bowling, pool and darts.
Examples: Olympia Lanes
GFC Code: 2630

CASINO, GAMING

Definition: A facility with a primary purpose of offering adult gambling activities.
Examples: Harrah's Joilet
GFC Code: 2640

CULTURAL SITES, MUSEUMS, CINEMAS, THEATERS, ZOO

Definition: Amusement facilities.
Examples: Lincoln Park Zoo
GFC Code: 2650

EXHIBITION / CONFERENCE CENTERS, HALL RENTAL

Definition: A location for the use of housing large numbers of individuals for a single event.
Examples: Shaw's Banquets
GFC Code: 2660

SPORT SITES

Definition: A location for the express purpose of offering an area for sports.
Examples: Calumet City Little League Field
GFC Code: 2661

SPORTS CLUBS

Definition: A sport specific club that offers both an area to participate and learn specific sporting activities
Examples: Martial Arts Club
GFC Code: 2662

ARENAS, STADIUMS

Definition: A location for either professional or semi-professional sporting activity.
Examples: Wrigley Field
GFC Code: 2663

FITNESS CENTERS

Definition: A location for individuals to participate in exercise activities.
Examples: Bally's Health Club
GFC Code: 2664

TENNIS CENTERS

Definition: A location for individuals to participate in playing tennis.
Examples: East Bank Club
GFC Code: 2665

GOLF CLUBHOUSES

Definition: A golf course clubhouse, typically offering refreshments.
Examples: Red Golf Course
GFC Code: 2666

COUNTRY CLUBS

Definition: A location typically found on golf courses, that offers food, banquet and other dining experiences.
Examples: Oak Park Country Club
GFC Code: 2700

EVENT CATERING, PARTY SERVICE

Definition: A service to provide food and drinks to events.
GFC Code: 2701

PARTY CATERING

Definition: An event catering facility. This is a stand alone operation, if a catering location is part of a restaurant, the restaurant is the primary segmented location.
Examples: Jenny's Catering
GFC Code: 2800

BARS / ADULT BEVERAGES ORIENTED OUTLETS

Definition: A location where drinks, especially alcoholic drinks, are served and limited food options may be served.
GFC Code: 2810

NEIGHBORHOOD BARS & TAVERNS

Definition: A local "corner" bar that typically offers very limited food such as frozen pizza and chips.
Examples: The Shed

NEIGHBORHOOD PUBS WITH FOOD

Definition: A local pub that offers food, usually a menu service.
Examples: The Heritage Pub
GFC Code: 2820

SPORTS BARS

Definition: A location with a sports theme that typically offers many snack type foods.
Examples: Jake's Sports Bar
GFC Code: 2830

NIGHTLIFE VENUES

Definition: A location offering late evening entertainment, focused on alcoholic service.
Examples: Durango Club
GFC Code: 2831

DISCO BARS, TRENDY BARS, LOUNGE, DJ

Definition: A location offering late evening entertainment, focused on alcoholic service, while providing music.
Examples: Osian Bar & Lounge
GFC Code: 2832

DISCOTHEQUES, NIGHT CLUBS

Definition: A location offering late evening entertainment, focused on alcoholic service, while providing live music.
Examples: Vinyl Night Club
GFC Code: 2833

ADULT ENTERTAINMENT, CABARET

Definition: A location with adult based entertainment, focused on alcoholic beverages, with various programmed acts.
Examples: Lulu Cabaret
GFC Code: 2834

GAY AND LESBIAN

Definition: An alternative lifestyle entertainment facility
Examples: Krave Las Vegas
GFC Code: 2835

PIANO-BAR, KARAOKE

Definition: A location offering sing along entertainment with a focus on providing alcoholic beverages.
Examples: King Laser Karaoke
GFC Code: 2840

BREWPUBS, ENGLISH AND IRISH PUBS, MICRO-BREWERY, WITH LIMITED FOOD

Definition: A local pub that offers food, usually with a focus on English or Irish foods.
Examples: West End Pub
GFC Code: 2850

WINE BARS

Definition: A location specializing in wines. It will typically have specific foods designed to accentuate the wine tasting experience
Examples: Wine Up
GFC Code: 2860

BARS WITH SERVICE (TOBACCO, NEWSPAPER, LOTTERY)

Definition: Not typical in the US Market. These facilities are extremely low budget, typically overnight only accommodations.
GFC Code: 2890

OTHER TYPES OF BARS

Definition: All other types of bars.

Alternative

GFC Code: 3100

RETAIL OUTLETS

Definition: A location that sells goods or services from a fixed location.
GFC Code: 3110

TOBACCO SHOPS

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of offering tobacco related products.
Examples: State Line Cigeratte Stand
GFC Code: 3120

NEWSPAPER KIOSKS

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of offering newspapers and magazines.
GFC Code: 3130

BOOK AND STATIONERY OUTLETS

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of offering books and paper products.
Examples: Barnes & Noble
GFC Code: 3140

VIDEO CLUBS

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of offering movies for rent.
Examples: Blockbuster
GFC Code: 3150

PERSONAL GROOMING

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of offering personal care services.
GFC Code: 3151

BEAUTY SALONS AND NAILS

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of offering personal care specifically for hair and nails.
GFC Code: 3152

HAIRDRESSERS AND BARBERS

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of offering personal care for hair.
GFC Code: 3153

TANNING

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of offering personal care for skin tanning.
GFC Code: 3154

DAY SPA

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of offering personal care.
GFC Code: 3160

MALLS

Definition: A location housing multiple facilities (all types of retail outlets).
Examples: Mall of America
GFC Code: 3170

RETAIL OUTLETS-NON-GROCERY

Definition: All other retail locations.
GFC Code: 3200

FOOD SPECIALIST RETAILERS

Definition: A location that sells specialty foods from a fixed location.
GFC Code: 3210

RETAIL BAKERY, PASTRY

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of offering baked goods for away from store consumption.
GFC Code: 3213

COOKING TERMINAL

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of allowing individuals to prepare take away meals. This is an emerging concept in the US Market.
GFC Code: 3214

FISH & SEAFOOD MARKET

Definition: A location with the primary purpose of selling Fish & Seafood.
GFC Code: 3220

CONFECTIONERS

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of offering candies and other sweet goods for away from store consumption.
Examples: Sweet Tooth Candies
GFC Code: 3230

MEAT MARKET

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of selling various meats.
Examples: Heringer Meats Inc
GFC Code: 3231

BUTCHERS

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of butchering meat products, typically will also process meat provided by client (hunting).
GFC Code: 3232

DELICATESSENS, CHARCUTERIES (PORK BUTCHER)

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of selling deli (processed) meats.
GFC Code: 3233

TRIPLE-SELLER

Definition: Not typically found in the US Market.
GFC Code: 3234

CHARCUTERIE-CATERING

Definition: Not typically found in the US Market.
GFC Code: 3240

FISH & SEAFOOD MARKET

Definition: Redundant - 3214
Examples: Hana Fish
GFC Code: 3250

WINERIES, DISTILLERIES, ARTISAN BREWERIES

Definition: A location providing higher end off-premise alcohol.

FRUIT AND VEGETABLE MARKETS

Definition: A location providing fresh fruits and vegetables.
Examples: Valerie's Produce
GFC Code: 3290

OTHER FOOD SPECIALIST RETAILERS

Definition: All other food markets.
GFC Code: 3300

GROCERY STORES

Definition: A location that sells a wide variety of foods and/or drinks from a fixed location.
GFC Code: 3310

MOM'S AND POP'S GROCERY STORES (INDEPENDENTS)

Definition: A small grocery store.
Examples: Boston Finer Foods
GFC Code: 3320

GROCERY STORES (LIMITED CHANNEL DISTRIBUTOR)

Definition: A regional grocery store, typically part of a chain of stores.
Examples: Safeway
GFC Code: 3330

CONVENIENCE STORES

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of offering quick, convenience items.
Examples: 7-11
GFC Code: 3340

LIQUOR STORES

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of selling off premise alcohol
Examples: Safeway Liquor Store
GFC Code: 3350

DRUG STORES

Definition: A location with primary purpose of dispensing prescription medication. It will offer many convenience items as well.
Examples: Walgreens
GFC Code: 3360

SUPERMARKETS

Definition: A larger grocery store, offering a wider variety of goods than just grocery.
Examples: Jewel-Osco
GFC Code: 3370

HYPERMARKETS & MEGAMARKETS

Definition: A location that provides an even wider variety of goods, typically clothing, household items, grocery, prepared foods.
Examples: Super Wal-mart
GFC Code: 3380

CLUB STORES / PROFESSIONAL SHOP / CASH & CARRY

Definition: A location, typically joined by an annual fee, that provides discount on bulk purchase items.
Examples: Sam's Club
GFC Code: 3390

SPECIALTY AND OTHER STORES

Definition: All other specialty grocery stores.

DELICATESSENS, CHARCUTERIES (PORK BUTCHER)

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of selling deli (processed) meats.
GFC Code: 3400

GAS STATIONS

Definition: A location with a primary purpose of offering fuel.
GFC Code: 3410

ON MOTORWAYS / EXPRESSWAYS

Definition: A gas station that is located on a major motorway or expressway.
GFC Code: 3420

ROADSIDE AND IN TOWN CENTERS GAS STATIONS

Definition: A gas station that is not located on a major motorway or expressway.
GFC Code: 3500

MOBILE AND SEASONAL OUTLETS

Definition: A mobile unit or seasonal location that offers foodservice.
GFC Code: 3510

PIZZA VANS, ETHNIC FOODS, ROADSIDE FRENCH FRY

Definition: A mobile venue that sells food or on the go food service.
GFC Code: 3520

BEACH TRADERS, TEMPORARY TRADERS

Definition: Seasonal locations that are found in heavy tourist areas.
GFC Code: 4000

AUTOMATIC VENDING MACHINES

Definition: Segment includes free-standing and table top machines (hot beverages, cold beverages, meals and snacks)
GFC Code: 5000

FOOD SERVICE, FOOD MANUFACTURER OR OTHER FOOD DISTRIBUTOR

Definition: Other distributors, food manufactures with items provided by USF
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