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What Is Bottled Water?

We usually define water without sugar as bottled water. It consists of still water (purified water, mineral water, spring water, distilled water), soda water/sparkling water, and functional water.

Where Is The Water From?

Bottled water factories always get raw water from natural springs, boreholes, and tap water. Nowadays, seawater is also a big source because of the use of desalination technology.

natural springs

tap water


Desalinated seawater

How Big is the Bottled Water Market?

The global bottled water market is growing at a CAGR of 6.1% during the forecast period 2020 – 2025.

The size of the Bottled Water market amounts to US217.66 billion in 2020 and it is expected to reach US240.29 billion in 2021.

Why People Like Bottled Water?

The fear of contaminated tap water lets people choose bottled water instead of ordinary water.
Potability and easy usage are the key points to drive the market in the next years.
Rising consumer health consciousness drives people to prefer still bottled water rather a sugary drinks.

What Is The Trend Of Bottled Water?

Pure Water Is Still The Most Popular product which has more than 35% of the market share in 2020. Desalination plants are anticipated to tackle water scarcity. According to a United Nation report published in 2018, there are 16000 desalination plants provide pure water in 177 countries.
Soda Water/sparkling water has become widely popular in the world. It is anticipated to be the fastest-growing product with a CAGR of 11.7% from 2021-2028.

The Growing Demand for Functional Water is caused by the health and wellness trend. There is a big chance for the functional water to improve the development of the market.

What Is The Impact of Covid-19

Cities Lockdown Caused the increased demands for bottled water. From the report of the International Bottled Water Association(IBMA), bottled water factories have expanded their production capacity to meet this demand.
The Setback of the Global Tourism Industry Caused The decreased sales of bottled water

What Machines Are Needed In A Bottled Water FIlling Production Line?

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What Material For The Bottled Water Business?


PET bottle preform. This is a compact form of a bottle. It can be made to bottle by the bottle blowing machine. It is easy to get the preforms from any country. The price is up to the preform weight, neck size, raw material price, and market.
Buying ready bottles from the bottle supplier is also common. In this case, there is no need to buy a bottle blowing machine. This is a good way to start a 5 gallon bottled water line.

Metal cans and glass bottles are used in high-class brand water nowadays.


Plastic caps are usually for plastic bottles. The aluminum caps, crown caps, pull-ring caps are for glass bottles. Lids are for metal cans.

Plastic caps

aluminum caps

crown caps

pull-ring caps



Shrinking labels(PVC&PET) are popular for middle-scale bottle filling production lines while the opp labels are good for big bottle filling lines. Because the price of opp labels is lower than shrinking labels, but the opp labeling machine is more expensive than labeling shrinking machine. Some brands use sticking labels. Self-adhesive labels and glue labels are usually for glass bottles and made from paper.

Packing Material

Shrinking film packing and carton packing are the main packing types.

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