AQUABOTANICAL BEVERAGES (AUSTRALIA) WINS BIG ONE ON
12th Oct. 2016
winners of the 2016 Global Bottled Water Awards were
announced at a gala dinner on 11th Oct.2016
in Prague (Czech Rep.). The awards were a highlight
of the 13th Zenith Global Bottled Water Congress and
were organised in conjunction with media partners
BeverageDaily.com, Beverfood and the International
Bottled Water Association. The Awards attracted over
100 entries from 25 countries in 11 categories, demonstrating
creativity, innovation, marketing, community initiative
and environmental best practice. They were presented
by specialist consultants to the food and drink industries
worldwide: Zenith International.
AquaBotanical Beverages, the only Australian finalist,
competed alongside global contenders and received
- Best New Water Concept
- Best Sustainability Initiative.
It is a wonderful achievement for a start-up Australian
business. It demonstrates that in the current highly
competitive market, such as consumer goods, Australia
can still be successful on a global level. Furthermore,
this recognition is likely to motivate other Australian
business people to reach for the sky. Its welcome
news for the Australian government who are always
on the lookout for Australian success stories in business.
AquaBotanical is the the worlds first water
sourced 100% from fruit and vegetables.
is an Australian invention produced locally in Mildura
& vegetables naturally contain a lot of water.
AquaBotanical Beverages found a way to harvest it
from the freshest Australian produce at the same time
as juice concentrate is made.
Utilising every available drop of water contained
in the fruit & vegetables, they proudly created
a new sustainable source worlds first
to its clean, subtle, silky mouthfeel without the
salty, acidic aftertaste of many mineral waters, AquaBotanical
complements wine and gourmet food. Thats why
its perfect for pairing with fine food and wine!
water is clear and non-flavoured.
sustainable made from unutilised source and
helps Australian farmers utilise more of their fruit
premium bottled water brand is sold across Australia
to hospitality venues and premium retailers, as well
September 2015 AquaBotanical won the Food Industry
Innovation Award from the Australian Institute of
Food Science and Technology at the AIFST 48th Annual
Convention in Sydney.
Dr. Ambrosios Kambouris, AquaBotanical's inventor
and founding director, said that he is proud to have
received acknowledgement for the half a decade of
research and product development that led to the launch
of AquaBotanical. His invention not only offers alternative
water sources to drought prone countries like Australia,
but has the potential to save lives in countries where
clean and safe drinking water is scarce.
brand launched its still and sparkling water into
the Australian market last year and has been received
with enthusiasm by chefs, sommeliers and foodies.
Fine dining venues and speciality food and beverage
retailers are turning away from imported bottled water
brands in favour of Australian made AquaBotanical.
is served at the finest hospitality venues nationwide
and most notably at:
iconic Sydney establishment Barrenjoey House
in Palm Beach avant garde restaurant Gastro
Park at Potts Point The Farm in Byron Bay,
Three Blue Ducks.
Beverages have appointed Grant King, head chef / owner
of Gastro Park as their brand ambassador.
Botanical Beverages (Australia) Pty Ltd is a privately
owned company founded in 2012. Its
manufacturing facilities are located in Sunraysia,
Victoria, one of Australias key food growing
regions. The company is headed by Dr. Ambrosios Kambouris
who is the author of twelve patents and has a PhD
in Medicine from The Flinders University of SA, as
well as a Chemical Engineering qualification from
Curtin University and B.Sc. (Honours) from Monash
University. Dr. Kambouris worked for 15 years as a
Senior Industrial (Group) Chemist for the beverage
and wine industry and in a number of large scale bottling
plants before starting up AquaBotanical Beverages.
story Sparkling Success - was featured
on ABC Landline in April 2016.
You can watch it here:
CONTACT: AquaBotanical Beverages (Australia) Pty Ltd
Marketing & PR Manager
+61 410 369 158