Illinois’ beverage companies, many of which are members of the American Beverage Association, make and sell some of the most popular non-alcoholic beverages in the world. With a presence felt in every corner of every community in the state – from our products in the aisles of neighborhood stores, to our local delivery drivers who distribute them, to our support of local community initiatives – you might say that the beverage industry delivers. Illinois’ 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.

Illinois’ Beverage industry currently provides 12,023 jobs in the state

4,988 Soft Drink Jobs

1,766 Bottled Water Jobs

2,073 Juice/Juice Drinks Jobs

568 Other Beverage Category Jobs

2,628 Distribution Jobs