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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 5629


  • Section: I - Accommodation and food service activities
  • Division: 56 - Food and beverage service activities
  • Group: 562 - Event catering and other food service activities
  • Class: 5629 - Other food service activities

Explanatory note

This class includes industrial catering, i.e. the provision of food services based on contractual arrangements with the customer, for a specific period of time.
Also included is the operation of food concessions at sports and similar facilities. The food is often prepared in a central unit.

This class includes:
- activities of food service contractors (e.g. for transportation companies)
- operation of food concessions at sports and similar facilities
- operation of canteens or cafeterias (e.g. for factories, offices, hospitals or schools) on a concession basis

This class excludes:
- manufacture of perishable food items for resale, see 1079
- retail sale of perishable food items, see division 47

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