Mauna Loa Volcano’
Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water comes from the active Mauna Loa Volcano’s pristine peak through snowmelt and rain. It is purified through a volcanic rock supplementing it with electrolytes and body enriching minerals, such as sodium, magnesium, potassium and calcium.
The water has a PH of between 7.8 and 8.8, making it naturally alkaline. Studies indicated that naturally alkaline water aids in fighting osteoporosis and lower symptoms of acid reflux. It also has silica, which is believed to lower the risk of Alzheimer’s. Learn more about Waiakea Water: https://www.walmart.com/ip/Waiakea-Hawaiian-Volcanic-Water-16.9-fl-oz-Pack-of-24/46886259
By partnering with a co-packing firm in Long Beach, California, Waiakea Water is packaged using an eco-friendly, BPA-free, 100 percent high quality recycled bottles that consume less energy and emits less carbon during the manufacturing process compared to regular plastic bottles.
The water is transported in stainless steel tanks in which emissions are suppressed during the production process. Baby Boomster revealed that this process has seen Waiakea Water become one of the first premium bottled waters and Beverages Company in the world to acquired Carbon Neutral certification.
According to Global News Wire, Waiakea water the company that bottles Waiakea springs water, was started in 2012 by Ryan Emmons and Matt Meyer. The initial driving force was a market survey that indicated a big demand with fewer suppliers in the beverage industry, focusing on water in particular. They benefited from securing a 99 years rental agreement for a well in Hawaii.
Recently, the company has recorded a tremendous growth in the number of signed accounts, local distributors, and larger scale businesses such as Whole Food. Additionally, the launch of a new lifestyle brand has amplified the annual sales from 2304 cases to 122400 cases in a span of three and a half years. The company has shown a 170 percent annual growth rate and is estimated to be worth $10 million.
Involvement in Philanthropy
Waiakea water is actively involved in philanthropy. It partnered with Pump AID, a company that supplies clean water and sanitation in Africa and the United Kingdom, to donate 650ml for every bottle sold to the needy communities in the remote areas of Africa. So far more than 3200 pumps have been installed, benefiting over 1.35 million people.