Arrowhead previously paid fees and provided water to be the official bottled
water of county beaches and lifeguards.
Industry trends are being discussed this week in Fort Lauderdale as thousands of bottlers from across the United States and the world convene for the International Bottled
Water Association's 1993 convention.
If California students are any indication, their strong preferences may signal a new trend in bottled
water consumption on university campuses nationally among this young intellectual demographic.
Some people in developing countries are increasingly turning to bottled
water to meet their daily needs, a red flag for some critics.
Since last month's release of the report on lead in tap water, our members have received numerous calls for bottled
water to use for drinking and cooking," said Sylvia Swanson, IBWA executive vice president.
The Global Soft Drink and Bottled
Water Manufacturing industry report comprises establishments that produce bottled
, tinned and canned beverages for human consumption.
While the quality of public water supplies is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), bottled
water that crosses state lines is regulated as a food product by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The National Resources Defense Council released the results Tuesday to counter what the watchdog group contends are misleading claims by an industry that has seen Americans' average annual consumption of bottled
water nearly triple over the past decade.
WATER MARKET The Global Bottled
Water Market The National Bottled
Water Market -- Overview -- Volume -- Per Capita Consumption -- Volume by Segment -- Wholesale Dollar Sales -- Prices -- Seasonality -- Retail Dollar Sales -- Quarterly Growth Trends -- Recent Trends in the Bottled
Water Market Exhibits -- Global Bottled
Water Market Consumption and Annual Change 1996 - 2012 -- U.
Over time, that stream has included an increasing amount of plastic, as it has become a material of choice for marketers of carbonated soft drinks and bottled
landfills (and litter along roadways) are any indication, the bottled
water industry is booming (see "Message in a Bottle," cover story, September/October 2003).
water industry is growing at a double-digit rate in Southern California.