Bottled Water, R.I.P?
The following article caught our eye:
Bottled Water, R.I.P?, By Kelly Evans, Wall Street Journal, August 12, 2009,
“Bottled water, once thought to be the savior of the beverage industry, now looks to be another relic of the boom. Nestle SA, the world’s largest food and beverage group, reported on Wednesday a 3% drop in its first-half profit as it missed sales forecasts and trimmed its outlook, according to MarketWatch. The company’s weakest segment? Its water division, which is responsible for about 10% of the company’s total sales, and includes brands such as Perrier and San Pellegrino. Sales contracted about 3% in the division, the second straight period of decline.
Analysts say the drop is owed partly to growing environmental and health concerns about bottled water — and partly to the global recession, as cash-strapped consumers trade down to tap water.”
(For more see: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2009/08/12/bottled-water-rip/)
We would ask the question that while tap water is generally acceptable does it provide the extraordinary benefits of Bauer Energy Design® Processed Water?