Sep 26, 2014

Boreal Lands Distribution Agreement With COFCO

Global bottled water market reached more than $157 billion in 2013

Boreal Distribution Agreement COFCO Bottled Water China

Boreal Water Collection Inc. announced that it landed a large distribution agreement in China with COFCO, the largest supplier of diversified products and services in the agricultural products and food industry in China, and received from them the first order for 10 containers of Boreal Baby Water.

According to a new report by Transparency Market Research, China is the most active market worldwide for bottled water. The Asia Pacific region dominated the global bottled water market and accounted for 33% of the global demand, valued at approximately $157.27 billion in 2013. In the coming six years, this region is expected to remain the most promising market, with an estimated compound annual growth rate of 10.5% in terms of revenue from 2014 to 2020. The market is expected to reach $279.65 billion by 2020.

"This international opportunity with Boreal Baby Water is another major milestone for the company; it is overwhelming to see our line of Boreal Baby Water on the shelves of a strong and well-positioned importer in China as COFCO," said Francine Lavoie, president and CEO of Boreal Water Collection Inc. "We're thrilled that our superior Boreal Baby Water fits the product profile that meets COFCO's commitment of offering only the healthiest products and ingredients to their customers. In light of China's economic growth, we feel that this opportunity will bring value to our shareholders."