Whats the most important item on your grocery list? For some people, its snacks and goodies, some head straight for the steak, and others opt to stay hydrated by stocking up on bottled water. Though it was once unheard of to purchase bottles of water, when you could get them for free from your kitchen sink, recent research has shown several benefits to saying no to tap. In today’s world of health-conscious consumers, the bottled water industry is thriving and has grown into an industry worth over $100 billion in revenue.
Scanning the beverage aisle at your local grocery store or supermarket will help shed light on the industry’s success. There are countless options to choose from, with each company promising something special and unique about their bottled water. With so much competition, bottled water companies must work hard to set themselves apart from the rest and remain relevant in today’s fast-paced world.
Waiakea Water is a Hawaii based bottled water company with a filtration process that completely sets them apart. The company filters every drop of their bottled water through 14,000 feet of porous rock That’s right, they’re bottling up natures gift, right from the Mauna Loa volcano. So, what makes this process so special? Well, for starters, Waikaea Water contains a pH of between 7.6 and 8.2, making them one of the most naturally alkaline water companies in the industry. Waiakea Water also contains a high amount of silica, which is linked to reduced risk of cognitive dysfunction.
Going the extra mile, Waiakea also promotes and practices sustainability. With most of our plastic waste ending up in our oceans, we are virtually polluting our own environment. Traditional plastic bottles take more than 1,000 years to degrade, leaving far too much time to cause harm to the creatures that call our oceans home.
Since the company’s 2012 founding, they have continued to receive recognition for their commitment to quality.This year, Waiakea Water will introduce the worlds first fully degradable bottle, and all their bottles will be made of 100% recyclable plastic. Think about it, a bottle of Waiakea Water could potentially improve your health and help save the environment.