billion per year and 2.7 million litres of water each day.
Since then, Evian has gone from strength to strength, introducing new bottle and packs along the way. Today the name stands alongside some of the biggest brands in the world, and has evolved into the world's premium water of choice.
Over the years the name Evian ha s become synonymous with French mineral water. And as the world's leading exporter, the company produces an astounding 1.4 billion litres of water each year, which is imbibed by supermodels, celebrities and civilians in over 120 countries across five continents.
Part of the multinational Danone Group, Evian is the number one imported mineral water in Hong
Kong . Crisp, fresh and full of minerals , it is not hard to understand why Evian enjoys such popularity in one of the world's busiest cities.
Since the company's inception in 1878, Eyian has been widely applauded by the medical world for its excellent health properties. Displaying a perfect balance of minerals, no other brand of mineral water carries with it such connotations of purity and wellbeing.
Evian is famous for its pioneering efforts, and was the first branded mineral water to establish an overseas marke t. Today it is a way of life, an institution and a status sym bol all rolled into one.
Evian's origins can be traced to 16,000 BC and the formation of the aquifer in the
French Alps. The company officially began life in 1789 when the Marquis de Lessert discovered the Cachat spring in the small town of Evian les-bains. The nobleman believed that the spring's pure, refreshing water cured him of painful kidney stones.
In 1824, the first spas opened in Evian-les-bains to accommodate those seeking to benefit from the medicinal properties of the spring. And two years later the Duke of
Savoie granted the first official bottling authorisation, transfonning the town from a