Water In The News
It Happens Here Too
“Fort Lauderdale urged to boil water.” Very often we include places around the country that have “boil water” orders. Well…this location is about 3 miles away from Aqua Maestro. Fortunately, (for residents) it was a water main break, and crews were able to repair the line, and quickly get back to normal.
Brands In The News
Congratulations To All The Winners
The FineWaters International TASTE & DESIGN AWARDS 2018 were held in Ecuador on May 22, 2018, at the Chalet Güitig in Machachi. Fifty (+) waters from more than 20 countries participated in the event. A condensed list of Gold winners is shown below. For the full list, click: HERE
Super Low Minerality: HealthH2o, Ecuador
Low Minerality: Healsi. Portugal
Medium Minerality: Tesalia, Ecuador
High Minerality: Aqui-Live, Australia
Exotic Sources: De L’aubier
Added Carbonation: Aqui-Live, Australia
Natural Carbonation: ROI, Slovenia
DESIGN AWARDS 2018
Glass: Svalbardi, Norway
PET: Jackson Springs, Canada
Nestle Waters Unveils New Bottle Design for it’s regional brands
Nestle Waters has unveiled new packaging for it’s regional, Poland Spring, Zephyrhills, Ozarka, Ice Mountain, and Arrowhead brands. The new bottle design features a sleek, elegant PET bottle that resembles vintage glass, and is more comfortable to hold. The packaging also includes new labels and colorful caps. Nestles has also introduced 12-ounce cans for their fruit flavored sparkling waters.
The Competition Is Getting UGLY
Ugly Drinks, an United Kingdom-based sparkling water brand, has recently launched in the U.S. Ugly will feature some different flavors from its U.K. portfolio. New Peach and Cherry varieties will join the existing Lemon Lime. The brand is entering an increasingly crowded U.S. market for sparkling water which has increased steadily the last few years
“JUST” In Case You Missed It
JUST WATER, which sells spring water from the Adirondack Mountains is packaged in environmentally friendly Tetra Pak containers. The company is making a push for new markets, now besides Just “plain” water, it’s available with 3 infused organic flavors, Apple Cinnamon, Tangerine and Lemon.
Who is the man (and woman) behind the water? Just Will Smith along with his wife Jada.
Voss - A Change At The Top
Ex Voss CEO Jack Belsito has joined First Beverage Ventures. After heading Voss Water since 2010, and orchestrating a multi-year distribution agreement with Pepsi, Belsito has moved on. He departed Voss 6 months ago, but just recently teamed up with First Beverage Group, an advisory and investment firm focused on the beverage industry.
Question To Ponder
Ever wonder why the sun lightens our hair, but darkens our skin?