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Leawood, Kan.-based private equity firm Great Range Capital acquired Mountain Valley Water Co. of Hot Springs, Ark. Mountain Valley is the oldest continuously operated bottled water company in the United States, according to the company. The premium bottled water company serves individual consumers, major retailers and foodservice operators in all 50 states and in select international markets, it says.
Found Beverage Co. introduced its collection of all-natural Found Infused Sparkling Waters enhanced with natural plant, flower and spice extracts.
Skinnygirl Founder Bethenny Frankel partnered with AriZona Beverage Co., Cincinnati, to launch Skinnygirl’s first line of non-alcohol beverages. Skinnygirl Sparklers are sparkling waters that are made with real fruit juice, six essential vitamins, superfruit extracts and green tea polyphenols. Like the rest of the Skinnygirl portfolio, the products are low in calories. Each sparkling water contains 5 calories in a serving and do not include artificial colors or flavors.
In December, The Coca-Cola Co. will introduce Dasani Sparkling flavored waters in select markets.
Marilyn Monroe might have sung about how diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but this mineral isn’t the only thing that’s been sparkling lately.
Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo extended its Aquafina brand with Aquafina FlavorSplash sparkling waters and liquid concentrates. These new zero-calorie products were designed to provide great-tasting, better-for-you beverage options for teens and parents, the company says.
TalkingRain Beverage Co. added two flavors to its line of Sparkling Ice zero-calorie beverages.
Whether it’s because of private label’s added value or perceptions of comparable quality to name brands, consumers have found favor with private label consumer packaged goods (CPGs).
In these times when budgets are tight, many consumers are finding that private label bottled waters quench their thirst just as well as branded waters.
The overall bottled water category reported nearly $6.7 billion in sales and a 3.4 percent increase in dollar sales during the 52 weeks ending April 14 in food, drug and mass merchandise stores including Walmart, according to New York City-based Nielsen.