News | October 16, 2017

2017 Global Bottled Water Awards Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2017 Global Bottled Water Awards are now published. The winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner during the 14th Global Bottled Water Congress on 24th October in Barcelona.

The awards are organised by global food and drink experts Zenith, with the support of two category sponsors; GO2LIFE Technology and Tetra Pak. Additional support has come from numerous media partners and associations; Alimarket, Beverfood, Bottled Water Web, Global Water Intel, Asia Middle East Bottled Water Association, British Soft Drinks Association, European Federation of Bottled Waters and International Bottled Water Association.

This year's awards have attracted over 100 entries from 23 different countries. "Since launching the awards three years ago, we have seen the number of entries increase each year" commented Alice Schofield, Event Executive and coordinator of the awards. "This demonstrates the level of creativity, innovation and exciting new product development taking place in bottled water. We are delighted to showcase this and are very grateful for the support we have received, in particular from our panel of independent judges".

The Finalists

Best Natural Still Water - Sponsored by GO2LIFE Technology

  • Aquas de Solan de Cabras SA - Natural Mineral Water
  • Carpathian Spring - Aqua Carpatica Mineral Water
  • Hijos de Jose Bassols - Aigua Sant Aniol
  • Lofoten Arctic Water - Lofoten Water
  • San Benedetto - AFS
  • Tyler Barnett PR - Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water

Best Natural Sparkling Water

  • Carpathian Spring - Aqua Carpatica Sparkling Water
  • Hijos de Rivera - Magma Original Aluminio 0.5
  • San Benedetto - AFS
  • Spadel SA - Bru Ltd Edition - Let's Celebrate Spring

Best Flavoured Water

  • Global Ethics - Origins Range - Hibiscus, Raspberry & Mint and Rooibos
  • Super Nuva Ltd - No&More Watermelon & Melon
  • VOSS - Natural Sparkling Water, Lime Mint

Best Functional Water

  • As Fit LLC - ax water
  • DROGA KOLINSKA d.d. - DONAT Mg - Natural Mineral Water
  • PT. Wateru Natural Alkalindo - Eternalplus
  • Virtue Drinks - Virtue Energy Water

Best New Water Concept

  • Aqua Botanical - Aqua Botanical
  • As Fit LLC - ax water
  • Fine Nordic - RAW Lava/Ice Still
  • PepsiCo - LifeWTR

Best New Brand/Brand Extension

  • As Fit LLC - ax water
  • Fine Nordic - RAW Lava/Ice Still
  • Hijos de Rivera - Cabreiroá 0.33 Kidz
  • PepsiCo - LifeWTR

Best Packaging Design - Sponsored by Tetra Pak

  • Aguas de Solan de Cabras SA - Natural Mineral Water
  • Carpathian Spring - Aqua Carpaticia
  • La Muse LLC - Tickle Water
  • Lofoten Arctic Water - Lofoten Water
  • PepsiCo - LifeWTR

Best Packaging Solution

  • Ice River - Ice River Green Natural Spring Water
  • Paper Water Bottle - Paper Water Bottle
  • Sidel - Linae

Best Cap Closure

  • Tibet Qomolangma Glacier Water
  • Water io - Connected Hydration Cap/Closure

Best Label

  • Danone - Lanjarón Paw Patrol
  • Hijos de Rivera - Cabreiroá 1L Vidiro
  • PepsiCo - LifeWTR
  • San Benedetto - AFS

Best Social Media or Marketing Campaign

  • Aguas de Solan de Cabras SA
  • Carpathian Spring - Aqua Carpatica
  • Fine Nordic RAW - Lava/Ice Still
  • Icelandic Glacial - Pure Authenticity Campaign
  • PepsiCo - LifeWTR

Best CSR Initiative

  • Aguas de Solan de Cabras SA
  • Aqua Botanical
  • Danone - Lanjarón Project
  • Fairy Bottling - Aquasavana
  • Knjaz Milos - CSR Aqua Viva Campaign

SOURCE: Zenith Global Ltd