Every month, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases its monthly report on job creation. Today, FoodandBeveragePeople.com released new statistics which show that:

“Overall the food and beverage industry segments accounted for 11.33% of the job growth in January, 2014.”

The beverage industry alone has a direct economic impact of $141.22 billion, provides more than 233,000 jobs and helps support hundreds of thousands more that depend, in part, on beverage sales for their livelihood.

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