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Industry News: JUST WATER Announces B Corporation Certification

 

 

New York, NY (December 7, 2017) – As announced today, JUST water has received an official B Corporation Certification. Maintaining and upholding rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency, this milestone places the brand in league with other notable B Corps within just two years since its initial launch.

“A B Corp certification validates our mission in an objective manner,” comments JUST CEO Ira Laufer. “JUST has forged a new path around sustainable packaging and equitable sourcing, but B Corp provides a recognized and respected affirmation of that foundation. It also incorporates us into a community of companies that share a similar ethos. At JUST, we’re trying to do better by people and the planet. That’s what it always comes back to, and we’re proud to have the B Corp recognition acknowledging that.”

Sustainability is integral to JUST’s overarching mission. JUST is committed to changing the way consumer goods are created—starting with water, the way it’s sourced, and bottled. The brand sources 100% spring water in an equitable partnership with the town of Glens Falls, NY, paying a premium for the water which supports the local community. The JUST water bottle is paper-based, a fully recyclable carton made from 82% renewable resources. JUST takes pride in being a collective part of creating a world where businesses doing right by the people and the planet are the norm, not the exception.

Andy Fyfe from B Corp Growth at B Lab adds, "JUST water certifying as a B Corp is a testament to its commitment of using business as a force for good right out of the gate. It builds a foundation for the company to remain loyal to its mission for the long run and by doing so, joins a community of over 2,000 companies, across 60 countries, and 150 industries leading the way to inspire the next generation of leaders."

“We’re very honored, proud, and excited to be recognized as a B Corp,” adds JUST founder Jaden
Smith.

Produced for improved environmental and community impact, JUST water is available nationally at Whole Foods Market, Kroger, Stop & Shop, Wawa amongst other leading accounts.

 

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Founded in 2015, JUST is a consumer goods company dedicated to producing responsibly sourced quality products, contained in sustainably innovative packaging. The first product, JUST water is 100% spring water ethically sourced from Upstate New York, packaged in a bottle made of 82% renewable resources. The company mission to create environmental and social value along the supply chain, extends to partnerships with environmental non-profits, key members of the science and innovation community, as well as university collaborations, event alliances and community projects. JUST water is sold in North America at over 15,000 retail locations. For more information please visit http://www.justwater.com.

 

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Drink News: FLOW NATURALLY ALKALINE SPRING WATER AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME NATIONWIDE

 

 

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 19, 2017) - Flow, a naturally alkaline spring water brand from Canada, is now available at Whole Foods Market stores nationwide. This exciting partnership brings Flow to wellness and eco-minded customers across the United States for the first time.

“Working with Whole Foods Market is a natural fit, as we are both on a mission to provide customers with premium, healthful additions to their everyday lives”, said Nicholas Reichenbach, Founder and CEO of Flow. “With the highest quality naturally alkaline spring water in North America in an eco-friendly Tetra Pak, Flow focuses on the wellbeing of both our bodies and the Earth, and we are thrilled to share our values with Whole Foods Market customers.”

“We are excited to roll out Flow in Whole Foods Market stores nationally as part of our robust beverage lineup,” said Jillian Shimskey, Global Grocery Category Manager for Whole Foods Market. “The artesian single-source alkaline water brand has established itself as an innovator in the beverage industry and is closely aligned with our core mission and values. We are always eager to work with brands like Flow who share our passion for the practice and advancement of environmental stewardship.”

Since its beginnings, Flow has focused on providing 100 percent naturally alkaline spring water, mindfully sourced in Southwestern Ontario from the founder’s family-owned spring to consumers across North America. The water comes straight from the source, packed with essential minerals which provide electrolytes and an alkaline pH of 8.1. And it comes in a 100% recyclable, 70% sustainable paperboard Tetra Pak container with a sugarcane-derived plastic lid. Better for you water and better for you packaging.

Flow is available in 500 mL ($1.49) and 1 L ($2.29) varieties, as well as in multipacks of 6x500 mL ($7.49) and 6x1 L ($12.99). For more information and retail listings, visit flowwater.com. You can also find Flow on social media; @FlowWater on Instagram and Twitter and Facebook.com/FlowH2O.

 

About Flow

Flow is a brand on the forefront of the sustainable water movement, providing naturally alkaline Canadian spring water while maintaining responsible business practices including sustainability, healthful qualities and social good. Founded in 2015, Flow is mindfully sourced from the founder’s family-owned artesian spring in South Bruce County, Ontario. It’s a Canadian source remains virtually untouched by man or machine. Flow is uniquely packaged in a Tetra Pak® paper carton made from 70 percent renewable resources. Due to its unique origins, Flow’s water is packed with naturally occurring electrolytes, essential minerals, and an alkaline pH of 8.1. Welcome to water as it was meant to be. Pure. Authentic. Never plastic. Flow is available in over 5,000 retailers across Canada and is now available  in over 2000 locations across the US through such retailers as Whole Foods, Safeway, Bristol Farms, Earth Fare, Central Market, Jewel Osco, Gelson’s, and Kowalski’s. For more information, visit www.flowwater.com; find @FlowWater on Instagram and Twitter and on Facebook.com/FlowH20.

 

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Company Spotlight: JUST Water

 

 

JUST water is responsibly sourced, produced and packaged for improved environmental and community impact.

 

 

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The JUST water package is made up of 53% paper, a renewable resource which can be regrown naturally.

 

 

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It eliminates exposure to sunlight, so there is no effect on the quality of the water.

 

 

Our paper comes from certified forests

The paper content of the JUST water package comes from managed forests certified by the Forest Stewardship Council™ and The Rainforest Alliance™ in conjunction with Tetra Pak®.

 

 

Ethically Traded Water

Cities and towns that are rich in water due to abundant rain and snow each year have more water than they can effectively utilize with much of it ending up back in local rivers and lakes.

What if a community were able to benefit from a small amount of its excess water in a way that provided a new revenue stream while a provision protected their watershed?

When we collaborated with Glens Falls it struck us that this could be considered a ethically traded water agreement. This ensures watersheds are protected and monitored while fair price would be established for this water source.

 

 

Company: JUST Water
Brand:  JUST Water
Slogan:  JUST Water
Origin: US
Category: Water
Packaging:  500ml
Claims:  Responsibly sourced, packaging made up of 53% paper
Variants: View product range here
Price:  Coming soon
Where to Buy: US, Store Locator
Website:  http://justbetter.com/

 

 

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Company Spotlight: Ugly Drinks

 

 

Ugly isn’t dressed up to look pretty, it’s UNSWEET and has nothing to hide. Refreshingly, it’s just spring water infused with natural flavours. No sugars, no sweeteners, no preservatives and no artificial flavours.

It's time for CHANGE. We are all tired of products hiding behind pretty packaging and making false promises. We’re not here to sell you the impossible dream; we just want you to embrace the incredible, awesome and sometimes ugly parts of LIFE.

Ugly isn’t dressed up to look sweet, pretty and innocent. We’ve created an entirely UNSWEET naturally infused water range that tastes great and has nothing to hide. Refreshingly, it’s just spring water with a splash of delicious flavour. If you don’t love us, that’s fine, but hopefully you LOVE what we are trying to do.

 

 

Cucumber & Mint

 

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Cooler than a polar bear’s paws and fresher than The Prince of Bel-Air, enjoy Cucumber & Mint ice cold for the ultimate refreshment.

Ingredients:
Spring Water, Natural Cucumber and Mint Extract.

 

 

Lemon & Ginger

 

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Romeo and Juliet, Bonnie and Clyde…Mac and Cheese…some things are just made to go together. If you want a little kick then Lemon & Ginger is the one for you.

Ingredients:
Spring Water, Natural Lemon Flavour, Natural Ginger Flavour.

 

 

Blackberry

 

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Mysterious. An enigma. A lone wolf. You will love the fruity taste, but blackberry doesn’t care what you think. Blackberry does its own thing.

Ingredients: Spring Water, Natural Blackberry Flavour.

 

 

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Raspberry is smart, refined and sophisticated. Lime brings the party. Watch out, together they’re dynamite.

Ingredients: Spring Water, Natural Raspberry Aroma, Natural Lime Flavour, Natural Flavours.

 

 

Company: Ugly Brands Ltd
Brand: Ugly Drinks
Slogan: beautifully different
Origin: UK
Category: Water
Claims: No sugars, no sweeteners, no preservatives and no artificial flavours.
Variants: Cucumber & Mint, Lemon & Ginger, Blackberry, Raspberry & Lime
Where to Buy: Coming Soon
Website: uglydrinks.com

 

 

 

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Company Spotlight: Nuva Drinks

 

 

Natural spring water with a kiss of great tasting extracts and flavours

Nuva - is a new concept for water drinks in the UK. Created to bridge the gap between plain and flavoured water, our philosophy is simple - provide a natural product for people who want better hydration, but without the sugar, sweeteners, preservatives and calories that often come with soft drinks.

Through a blend of natural spring water and a kiss of natural extracts and flavours, Nuva has created three incredible drinks - Cucumber & Mint, Ginger & Lemon and Melon & Jasmine - that taste great and come with no hidden ‘nasties’.

 

 

The Nuva Story

Nuva is the innovation of Gemma Pond and Christine Renier, who created the business through a desire to offer people better choices.

With a strong interest in yoga, exercise and living a healthy lifestyle, Gemma was shocked to discover the amount of sugar, artificial sweeteners and preservatives that go into soft drinks.  Even healthier options such as reduced sugar drinks can contain the equivalent of five sugar cubes in a small half-litre bottle. She wanted to do something different and took on the challenge of creating a truly healthy and refreshing alternative - a completely natural drink which would encourage people to drink more water and stay hydrated. Read More

 

 

Company: Nuva
Brand: Nuva
Slogan: love your core
Origin: UK
Category: flavoured water drinks
Claims: No sugar, sweeteners, preservatives and calories
Variants: Cucumber & Mint, Ginger & Lemon and Melon & Jasmine
Where to Buy: Coming Soon
Website: nuva.co.uk

 

 

 

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Drink Spotlight: Innocent Bubbles Tropical Sparkling Fruit and Spring Water

 

 

There are times when you fancy a bit of extra sparkle with your refreshment. So allow us to introduce innocent bubbles tropical – a delicious, lightly sparkling blend of pure pineapple, orange and grape juice, spring water and absolutely nothing else. It’s a bit like a posh holiday in a can, only without the pesky sand. And with one portion of fruit and only 90 calories per serving, it’s the bubbly way to get one of your 5-a-day.

  • 1 of your 5-a-day
  • Lightly sparkling blend of fruit juice and spring water
  • Only 95 calories per can

 

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About the Company
We started innocent in 1999 after selling our smoothies at a music festival. We put up a big sign asking people if they thought we should give up our jobs to make smoothies, and put a bin saying 'Yes' and a bin saying 'No" in front of the stall. Then we got people to vote with their empties. At the end of the weekend, the 'Yes' bin was full, so we resigned from our jobs the next day and got cracking. Since then we've started making veg pots, juices and kids' drinks, in our quest to make natural, delicious, healthy foods that help people live well and die old.

 

 

 

Company:  Innocent
Brand:  Innocent Tropical Spring Water
Slogan:  Tastes Good, Does Good
Origin:  UK
Category:  Beverages
Packaging:  330ml
Claims:  Sparkling blend of fruit juice and spring water, 95 calories per can
Variants:  View product range here
Price:  Coming soon
Where to Buy:  UK,
Website: http://www.innocentdrinks.co.uk/

 

 

 

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Drink Spotlight: Heartsease Farm St Clements Pressé

 

 

Lightly sparkling spring water blended with natural flavours and fruit juices

 

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About the company:

The Radnor Hills water source was recognised as Natural Mineral water in June 1988 and has been available commercially since 1990. Supplies started at McDonald's on test in 1991 and distribution was widened in June 1992. A new plant was installed in 1995, and started producing carbonated water in addition to still products. Radnor Hills launched its first sparkling fruit flavoured range in September 1995 which soon became a well established brand and accounted for 50% of the entire business. Read More

 

 

Company: Radnor Hills Mineral Water Company Ltd
Brand: Heartsease Farm
Slogan: Sparkling
Origin: UK
Category: Water
Packaging: 425ml
Claims: No artificial flavours, colours or sweeteners
Variants: Elderflower Pressé,  Traditional Lemonade, St Clements Pressé, Raspberry Lemonade and British Blackcurrant Crush
Price: Coming Soon
Where to Buy: Sales
Website: radnorhills.co.uk

 

 

 

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Drink Spotlight: Green2O Natural Alkaline Spring Water

 

 

Our pristine spring water is naturally alkaline and bottled right at the source. It is micron filtered and UV treated to ensure you get the cleanest, purest water available. With naturally occurring minerals and zero additives, each bottle of Green2O helps keep you hydrated when you’re on the go.

Our special bottle is 100% recyclable, and it biodegrades in landfills much faster than most. So, when you’re on the go and can't find a recycling bin, don’t worry about it sitting in a landfill forever. It won’t!

Better for your body and for the environment. That’s what we call peace of mind hydration.TM

 

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100% ALL-NATURAL ALKALINE SPRING WATER

Your body deserves nothing but the best, and that’s exactly what it will get with Green2O. We searched the country to find the purest, crispest, most lip-smackingly refreshing spring water available anywhere – then we packaged it in an environmentally friendly bottle. Whether you’re at the yoga studio, the office or anywhere in between, Green2O is your go to source for peace of mind hydration™.

 

Ingredients: ONLY nature's pure water

 

 

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Where is your water sourced?

Our natural alkaline spring water is sourced exclusively from Langlade Springs in pristine northern Wisconsin. The aquifer from which it is drawn was formed naturally by ice age glaciers that moved through Langlade County about 15,000 years ago. We tested many different water sources before determining that Langlade Springs was the cleanest, purest, best tasting natural alkaline spring water available anywhere. We think you’ll agree.

 

 

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About Green20:

We’re all about creating better choices for people and the planet. Learn all about our founder’s story and what we’re doing to make our community a better place to live. Read More

 

 

Company: Green20 LLC
Brand: Green20
Origin: USA
Category: Water
Packaging: 16.9 fl oz (500 mL)
Claims: All Natural
Price: Coming Soon
Where to Buy: Coming Soon
Website: green2owater.com

 

 

 

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Water Spotlight: Antrim Hills Water Within 100% Pure Artesian Spring Water

 

 

Deep underground, Basalt rocks filter, protect and channel Water Within, from our Artesian Spring in the hills of Antrim.

It's naturally pure, so the water within you, can be too!

 

 

Pure Artesian Spring

Our Artesian spring is a naturally occurring phenomenon which cannot be equalled by man.  The water comes from porous rock located deep underground in a pressurized environment surrounded by basalt rock.  This is one of Earth's most stringent filters, which stops pollutants entering the water and also purifies it.

The pressure propels the water to the surface through fissures in the impermeable layers of basalt where it then flows naturally under gravity to our factory.

As it is always protected from the atmosphere by deep layers of rock, water from an artesian spring is naturally much purer than that from other sources.

This pure, natural water is then bottled with no processing other than a particle filter.

 

 

 

Company: Antrim Hills
Brand: Water Within
Origin: UK
Category: Water
Packaging: 500ml bottle
Claims: Low Sodium, 100% Natural
Variants: Still, Juicy, Kids Range
Price: Coming Soon
Where to Find: Store Locator
Website: antrimhills.com

 

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Product Spotlight: Vivid Water in a Box

 

Water in a Box has been created with the long-term aim to encourage people to change their habits when it comes to choosing a water brand and to go for cardboard instead of plastic.

About the Water

Our spring water originates from a deep-seated underground source in Somerset, naturally filtered through mineral-rich rocks that remove all impurities.

Our water boasts an excellent mineral balance and we constantly monitor our water's purity and nutrient levels to maintain highest quality standards.

Water in a Box is boxed at source in Somerset's ancient and magical Mendip Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty that produces absolutely pure water with a perfectly balanced mineral content.

Our boxed water is long lasting and purity assured, as it's completely sealed from light and air to stay fresh, pure and cool.

Typical analysis mg/l
Bicarbonate (CaCO3) 287
Chloride (Cl) 15.7
Sulphate (SO4) 20.3
Sodium (Na) 8.8
Magnesium (Mg) 18.6
Potassium (K) 2.2
Calcium (Ca) 111
pH 6.84


About the Box

Our Box is made from paperboard, which is a 100% renewable,
and sustainable material.

The paperboard is made from carbon-neutral wood, from responsibly managed and FSC approved forests that act as 'carbon sinks', absorbing CO2 and releasing oxygen.

The wood processing by-products also provide renewable bio-energy for the paper mills and local heating, reducing fossil fuel consumption.

Sadly plastic bottles are made from non–renewable resources and their greenhouse gas emissions are at least 3 times higher than that of our boxes.

Our lightweight Box is 100% recyclable, only water-based inks are used for printing and we have been granted an OPRL licence for our recyclability.

Ultimately our Box will also help retailers and the supply chain to reduce their own carbon footprints.

Our Box does not contain PET so there is no health threat from leaching.

Our resealable and recyclable caps are made from the same material that IV bags are made of.

Company: Vivid
Brand: Vivid
Slogan: Better Water for a Better World
Origin: UK
Category: Water
Claims: Eco Friendly
Packaging 330ml Tetra Carton
Varieties: Original, Lemon & Lime, Orange & Peach and Strawberry
Website: waterinabox.co.uk

 

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