Waters Rising

Angrisani, Carol
May 2007
SN: Supermarket News;5/28/2007, Vol. 55 Issue 22, p41
The article focuses on the move of several supermarkets to introduce indoor water vending machines that allow shoppers to fill up to 5-gallon jugs with filtered water in the U.S. It states that the presence of vended water in supermarkets is an extension of the popularity of bottled water in the country. According to Beverage Marketing Corp., the total U.S. bottled water volume exceeded 7.5 billion gallons in 2005, a 10.7% increase over 2004. It cites the environmental benefits of vended water.


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