Water In The News
Would You Like To Become A Water Sommelier?
Michael Mascha and Martin Riese, two of the preeminent figures in the premium water category, recently started the Fine Water Academy to train and certify Water Sommeliers. A series of online courses are available to professionals and individuals who just want to know more about water. Aqua Maestro will be supplying waters for the guided tastings. The courses will take 1-3 months to complete depending on your dedication. If interested, please go to www.finewateracademy.com
15th Global Bottled Water Congress
Tour Evian’s newly refurbished carbon-neutral bottling facility, followed by two days of conference sessions, networking opportunities and a gala awards dinner. Delegates will hear from leading international and regional brands on market and strategic developments, as well as from other innovators and entrepreneurs helping to shape future market growth. Held by Zenith Global, October 22-24, 2018
Zero Plastic Waste
That’s the vision of a new report completed by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). The report was created on behalf of a group of bottled water brands, including Danone, Nestlé, Suntory and others. The findings of the report although geared to the UK, can be applied anywhere.
Nestle Waters North America doubles household penetration
Nestle Waters North America has seen household penetration double over the past year following a portfolio rebrand and the launch of a new range of flavored sparkling options. The company aims to transform every household that purchases its still water into one that buys its sparkling products, bringing new customers into the category and boosting sales.
How Does Drinking Water Change Your Body?
Science backs up the health benefits of water and how you maintain healthy fluid and oxygen levels through adequate intake! Below is a list of the benefits you’ll discover by passing on juice and wine for a while and embracing water as your drink of choice.
- Sharper Brain
- Supple Skin
- Joint and Spine Pain Reduction
- Heart Gets Stronger
- Boost Metabolism and Lose Weight
- Expel Toxins and Increase Your Immunity
- Get Regular
- Relieve Fatigue
- Avoid Headaches
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Florence makes the community stronger
Hurricane Florence turned out to be more of a water disaster than a wind storm, and many local companies as well as National names all stepped up when the need arose.
Southeastern Grocers, Walmart, Sams Club, Food Lion, Krogers, Anheuser Busch, to name a few.
Anheuser Busch donated over 300,000 cans of water to Hurricane Florence victims
Cases of Nestle Water being unloaded.
Brands In The News
Beverage Companies Expanding
Last month, PepsiCo agreed to buy SodaStream International, an in-home “sparkling water” manufacturer, and Coca Cola stepped up to buy the coffee chain Costa, in the UK. Now Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. has agreed to buy Core Nutrition LLC, a maker of bottled waters and other drinks. Beverage companies are looking beyond their sugary soft drinks, and sales in the bottled water industry is now exceeding that of CSD’s (carbonated soft drinks). CORE Hydration is an ultra-purified water, however, and not one considered for Aqua Maestro.
Water Untouched In Puerto Rico
New photos have revealed millions of water bottles intended for survivors of Hurricane Maria sitting on a runway in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, more than a year after the storm hit the island. The water bottles were delivered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), but it is unclear why they were not distributed to residents and how they have been left sitting on the runway for a year.
Question To Ponder
Why do they sterilize the needle for lethal injections?