Categories within the beverages industry include coffee, beer, carbonated soft drinks, energy drinks, distilled spirits, tea, wine and more. Manufacture and distribution aren’t always clearcut, with many soda brands having a manufacturer of concentrate (syrup), while local companies manufacture and distribute the finished products. Sodas cover around 60% of the market, while the $14.4 billion coffee market continues to thrive.* Careers within the industry include R&D scientists, fluid processing project engineers, sales managers and more.
Highest paying jobs in Beverages include: Maintenance Manager, HR Manager and Production Manager.