Bottled water consists of six different forms of water, which are spring water, purified water, mineral water, sparkling water, artesian water and well water. The term bottled water means storing these types of water in plastic or glass bottles to retain the cleanliness and quality of water so it reaches healthy and fresh to the end consumer.
As more and more people are becoming aware of the advantages of safe and healthy water, the sales for this industry are increasing at a rocketing speed. If you also want to have your share of this exponential growth, we are here to teach you how to start a bottled water company.
Before you start, familiarize yourself with the quality standards set by the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ensure that the water is healthy and to keep a check on how or whether the bottle is recycled after use.
You will also need a sufficient space to install your production plant and other equipments. If you think your finances are not strong enough and you will need financial support, design a well-researched and convincing business plan to get a loan from a bank or any other lending service.
Buying the most suitable equipment for your production plant will greatly help you learn how to start a bottled water company successfully. The companies who sell these equipments will come to have a look at your production plant to see what kind and size of equipments you need.
Once you are done with operational side of the business, focus your energy on the marketing. Since you are serving a population that is already convinced on the merits of bottled water, you merely need to convince them on using your brand. Tell them why your product is better, market it locally first to sell them on the idea of easy availability, try sponsoring a local sports team and serve your water for its events. Or you can even market your new business online.
We hope you now have the basic knowledge on how to start a bottled water
company and make it a successful business. Since you will be providing a
direct source of food to the public, it is your moral obligation to keep
a close check on the production, processing and quality standards of
your bottled water.