Nestlé Waters in a few facts
Nestlé Waters was created in 1992.
Today Nestlé Waters is the number one bottled water company worldwide. Click here to display our key figures pages.
With around one hundred production sites in 36 countries, Nestlé Waters has 33,500 employees and a portfolio of 63 unique brands, enabling to constantly innovate in order to meet the different expectations of consumers all over the world. Among those brands Nestlé PURE LIFE has become in 2008 the largest bottled water brand sold in the world.
The Healthy Hydration Company ™
In view of the growing public health challenges linked to obesity in the world, when it comes to hydration, bottled water is the healthiest packaged beverage thanks to its absence of calories, its controlled origins, its outstanding quality, its taste and convenience. As the world leading company in bottled water, Nestlé Waters regularly carries out research to help better consumers better understand the important role of water and hydration for health and actively supports education about it. More on the Hydration section.
This website features also a large section dedicated to environment. Because bottled water is a highly visible product throughout the world it has sometimes been at the heart of an environmental controversy. Since its creation, Nestlé Waters is striving to remain best in class in terms of managing the environmental impacts of its activities. In fact, as the world's bottled water leader, Nestlé Waters has made of sustainable water use a top priority.
Nestlé Waters has also continued its work to optimize packaging weight: From 2005 to 2010, the weight of its bottles was reduced by 19% per litre produced. In parallel, the Group is contributing to the collection of used packaging and/or plays a role in raising awareness about the importance of recycling. Nestlé Waters supports solutions which minimize the environmental impact of the transportation of its products, giving preference for instance to rail whenever possible. More on the environment section.