Texas’ non-alcoholic beverage industry plays an important role in the state’s economy, providing well-paying jobs, paying significant tax dollars to the state and federal government and making generous charitable contributions in communities across the state.
Texas’ Beverage Industry Provides 13,980 Jobs in the State:
Soft Drink Jobs: 7,340
Bottled Water Jobs: 2,880
100 Percent Juice/Juice Drinks Jobs: 1,470
Other Beverage Category Jobs: 440
Distribution Jobs: 1,850
With a direct economic impact of $8.15 billion, Texas’ beverage industry provides $1.23 billion in wages, and contributes $901.77 million in taxes at the state level and $1.55 billion at the federal level. Texas’ beverage industry also generously contributes $24.91 million to charitable causes across the state.