The drink industry (or drinks industry, also known as the beverage industry) produces drinks, in particular alcoholic beverage, ready to drink and soft drink products.[1]

Drink production can vary greatly depending on the product being made. explains that "bottling facilities differ in the types of bottling lines they operate and the types of products they can run". Drinks may be bottled in glass, plastic or in can. Innovations in the drink industry, catalysed by requests for non-alcoholic drinks, include Hot-fill or cold-fill, drink plants, processing, and packing.[2]

Largest companies edit

Largest beverage companies worldwide in 2021:[3]

Rank Name Country
1 AB InBev   Belgium
2 Nestlé SA    Switzerland
3 The Coca-Cola Co.   United States
4 PepsiCo Inc.   United States
5 Starbucks Corp.   United States
6 Heineken N.V.   Netherlands
7 Diageo PLC   United Kingdom
8 Suntory Holdings Ltd.   Japan
9 Keurig Dr Pepper   United States
10 Molson Coors Beverage Co,   Canada/  United States

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Drinks Industry Group of Ireland, Welcome to DIGI Online, accessed 28 November 2022
  2. ^ "Beverage Production". 2010-06-07. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  3. ^ "Entreprises de boissons : ventes nettes Monde". Statista (in French). Retrieved 2023-11-12.

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