Bottled Water

Rethinking bottled water could require a wholesale shift in business models. Pic:getty/blackjack3D

How brands can rethink the single use plastic water bottle

By Kathryn Jubrail, Partner, Mother Design

The challenges for plastic water bottles are clear: their environmental impact is leading to a consumer backlash and even potential regulatory restrictions. But the future isn’t about a few brands moving into alternative packaging formats: it’s about...

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Nestlé sells Nestlé Waters North America for $4.3bn

By Rachel Arthur

Nestlé will sell its Nestlé Waters North America business – including brands Pure Life, Poland Spring, Deer Park, Ozarka and delivery service ReadyRefresh – to One Rock Capital Partners and Metropoulos & Co.

Danone bottled water evian debuts label-free bottle

Evian debuts label-free bottle

By Rachel Arthur

Danone’s natural mineral water brand evian has launched a new bottle with an engraved logo: a way to reduce the use of virgin plastic.

Bottled water is the most recycled product in curbside recycling systems, topping soda bottles. Pic: Getty/SergeyKlopotov

Bottled water sales continue to rise in the US

By Beth Newhart

The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) has revealed that Americans still favor bottled water over all other packaged drinks, after consuming 13.8 billion gallons of it in 2018.

A88 is positioned to take a leadership position in the emerging hemp-infused beverage category.

Alkaline Water Co. furthers hemp drink plans

By Beth Newhart

The Alkaline Water Company – makers of pink Himalayan rock salt brand Alkaline88 – is gearing up to launch a new hemp infused drink this year, using new technology

Liquid Death water in a can. Photo: Liquid Death.

Liquid Death to ‘obliterate bottled water marketing clichés’

By Jenny Eagle

Four entrepreneurs have launched Liquid Death to ‘completely obliterate bottled water marketing clichés by taking the world’s healthiest beverage and making it just as funny as unhealthy brands across the energy drinks, soda, and beer sector’.