“This significant award proves what we’ve always known; the water inNaturally Iowa’s Green Bottle(TM) Spring Water is the best-tasting waterconsumers can find anywhere,” said Bill Horner, native Iowa farmer,agricultural entrepreneur and CEO of Naturally Iowa, Inc. “We are so proudthat our bottling partner, Grand Springs Natural Spring Water in Virginia,has won this award for the water that we use in our Green Bottle(TM) SpringWater.”
2009 was the second consecutive year that Naturally Iowa’s bottlingpartner, Grand Springs Natural Spring Water, has won top honors at theInternational Water Tasting. The spring water source forGrand Springs is a clear, pure spring near Alton, Virginia six hundred feetbelow certified organic fields east of the Shenandoah Mountains. Thisspring provides a refreshing water of exceptional flavor and characterwhose superior qualities are repeatedly noted by competition judges and thepublic alike.
“We are very proud of the special qualities of our spring water,” saidRobert Smith, owner / operator of Grand Springs. “We appreciate each andevery award that our spring water has won. Of course, the greatest rewardfor us is the taste and refreshment that our spring water brings toconsumers. It’s an honor to be the bottling partner for Naturally Iowa’sGreen Bottle(TM) Spring Water. Naturally Iowa shares our commitment togreat taste, quality and environmental stewardship.”
Naturally Iowa’s CEO, Bill Horner noted that Green Bottle(TM) Spring Wateris bottled in the revolutionary INGEO(TM) bottle from NatureWorks LLC. TheINGEO(TM) bottle is made from U.S. plants… not oil, and requiressignificantly less energy to produce. The compostable INGEO(TM) bottle isused for all Naturally Iowa beverages, including spring water, fluid milkand drinkable yogurt.
“This international taste award comes at a fortuitous moment, shortly afterwe announced our partnership with GreenGuard Associates, makers of the ORCAGreen composting system,” said Bill Horner. “To us, it makes perfect senseto offer consumers an inspiring product from start to finish, from theaward-winning taste of Green Bottle(TM) Spring Water to the innovative useof environmentally-beneficial composting systems.”
Previously, Naturally Iowa’s Green Bottle(TM) Spring Water gaineddistribution in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Washington, DCheadquarters, and the company was selected as a “BioPreferred” supplier tothe U.S. Government. Green Bottle(TM) Spring Water was also chosen as theexclusive bottled water for the food service venues at the U.S. House ofRepresentatives as part of its “Green the Capitol” Initiative.
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