WQA hires experienced manager to promote industry cooperation and opportunity
To help its members with bottled water opportunities and promote industry cooperation, the Water Quality Assn. (WQA) hired Barbara Marteney to develop its new bottled water program.
Marteney, with 17 years of in-depth experience in the bottled water and food industries, will help WQA support the bottled water industry through education, certification and consultative services. She will work as an independent contractor for WQA.
Water use ratio for the bottled water industry is the lowest among packaged beverages
The results of a new study released by the International Bottled Water Assn. (IBWA) show that the amount of water used to produce bottled water products is less than all other types of packaged beverages. On average, only 1.39 liters of water are used to produce every 1 liter of finished bottled water.
New book highlights the efforts of Maine citizens to prevent a corporation from extracting groundwater
In From Groundwater to Grass Roots, author Walter Baily chronicles the struggle of residents in the rural Maine towns of Newfield and Shapleigh to prevent an international corporation from extracting groundwater. This book highlights residents’ actions and developing knowledge as they advocate for protecting groundwater beneath their homes and communities. The issue was not only preservation of an aquifer, but the principle that a resource fundamental to life should not become a commodity for private profit.
Former president of Mid-Atlantic Coca Cola and the 7UP Co. to lend his experience to Eco-Carton
Jim Harford joined the WaterBox team in support of the Eco-Carton, a paperboard beverage container with a mineralized barrier coating that supports the environment. Harford began his career in the soft drink industry in 1967 and became the youngest corporate vice president in Royal Crown Cola Co.'s history in 1969. He has held other executive positions, and was tapped to manage large beverage investments for both First Boston and Citi-Corp Venture Capital. He managed the integration of Everfresh Juice Co.
The Evo Eau reusable water bottle filters up to 99% of contaminants from tap water
Evo Eau — a reusable water bottle that filters up to 99% of contaminants from municipally supplied tap water — is now available through IndieGoGo.
New sizes, designs and materials expand customer options
Glas Water is now offering its clients a variety of bottle options in addition to customer-specific label designs.
Minimally mineralized water comes from the highest natural spring in Europe
MonViso, the minimally mineralized water with one of the lowest sodium levels and total dissolved solids in the world, has launched in the United Arab Emirates. The natural mineral water's purity comes from the highest natural spring in Europe — the Rocce Azzurre spring situated at the heart of the Monviso Mountain (3.841 meters) in the Cottian Alps of unpolluted pureness.
Three-year agreement puts Culligan, Chicagoland dealers front and center with fans
Culligan has been named the official bottled water provider for the United Center in Chicago, the Chicago Bulls and the Chicago Blackhawks.
Association says bottled water provides a healthy, safe and important source of hydration
The Canadian Beverage Assn. believes maintaining proper hydration is essential to Ontarians' health; and bottled water is healthy, safe and an important source of hydration.
The Canadian Beverage Assn. strongly supports access to a safe drinking water supply and believes that it should not be a question of either municipal water or bottled water; rather, there is a place for both based on a consumer's need throughout the day.
Survey finds that nearly two in five moms do not believe their kids are drinking enough water
A recent survey conducted by Nestle Pure Life Purified Water found that nearly two in five moms do not believe their kids are actually drinking enough water, and more than a third say they have difficulty getting their kids to do so.