The 10 Richest Food and Beverage Billionaires

When we open a seltzer bottle or a candy bar, we may not frequently consider it.

But the industry that provides us with all the snacks we enjoy the most is driven by a huge machine.

Products must be developed, marketed, tested, and released before they are sold.

A system that requires thousands of people to operate efficiently is packaged and shipped.

The billionaires who own the businesses are at the very top of the food chain.

The 2023 edition of Forbes' list of the world's billionaires features individuals who possess truly unfathomable levels of wealth and excess.

Whether these people inherited their wealth from family members or had the germ of an idea that eventually became a sizable corporation,

They all have more money than can be spent in a thousand lifetimes—and many of them get it from our daily food and drinks.