Food & Beverage Production

Colorado’s 3,200 food and beverage production-related companies bring innovation and sustainability to the table

Colorado has the highest employment concentration in beverage production in the nation, with more than three-times the proportion of manufacturing jobs than the U.S.

2020 Colorado Food & Beverage Production Snapshot U.S. data in ( )
Direct Employment 47,790
Companies 3,200
Five-Year Employment Growth (2015-2020) 21.5% (7.7%)
One-Year Employment Growth (2020) 2.7% (-1.9%)
Direct Employment Concentration (2020) 1.6% (1.4%)
Average Wage $53,470
Employment Concentration Ranking (Among 50 largest metros) 18