The best things in the world are free, but this definitely does not apply on water. Although, its one of the best and the most important thing humans need to survive, availability of it has become a global concern these days. 71% of our earth is covered with water, but out of it, only 2.5% is fresh water and can be used by humans after the necessary treatment. Pure and fresh water has become an issue and people nowadays only prefer bottled water as it guarantees purity. The companies offering bottled water sell it using different techniques like the water has some added mineral, 100% pure and distilled water etc. And then there are companies who have crossed all bench marks of purity and presented their customers with a range of most expensive bottled waters.
Here is a list of Top 10 Most Expensive Bottled Waters in the World and prices of which might give you a heart attack:
10. Fine ($5 for 750ml)
The Fine bottled waters are produced by Eau Finé Company. It was established in the year 1998 in Shuzenji, Japan.
The water of Eau Finé is considered pure only after it has been filtered for tens of thousands years naturally by 600mtrs of old volcanic rocks and become rich in minerals and free from pollutants. The origin of the water is considered artesian and is found beneath the belt of Fuji volcano. The water has a very soft feel in mouth and has a distinctive subtle flavor. The unique feature of Fine waters is that, the water in the bottle is ancient and is thus free from the pollutants found in today’s world which affect water minerals. The company was introduced in international market in 2005 and since then it has grown as a sophisticated, elegant and luxury brand. The water is considered to be low in minerals, alkaline orientation, slightly hard and has a pH balance of 7.8.
9. Tasmanian Rain ($5 for 750ml)
The Tasmania Rain bottled waters came into existence in 2004. The source of water is rains. The water is available in 24x375ml and 12x750ml recyclable glass bottles.
The water is seized from world’s purest of skies above the north west of Tasmania and the water never touches the ground. The Total Dissolved Solids rating of the water is the lowest and the give the highest purity amongst all the bottled waters available in the market. The water is made available in glass bottles at high end hotels internationally, restaurants and bars. The bottles are exported to UAE and USA for years now and are also available in Australian markets. The water is considered to be super low in minerals, neutral orientation, soft in hardness and has a pH balance of 6.5.
8. Lauquen Artes Mineral Water ($6 for 750ml)
The water under this brand is produced by Lauquen Artesian Mineral Water and was established in 2005. The company is San Carlos de Bariloche in Argentina.
The source of water is believed to be artesian and found in the regions of Patagonia, which on the southern most part of the world. The water comes from rain and permanent ice, purified by the mountains of Andes. The aquifer is about 1,500ft deep and has a temperature of 39ºF when it originates. The water has a very unique mineral composition and is bottled at the very source. The bottling at source technique helps the not being exposed to the air outside and ensures its purity and freshness. The water is considered to be low in minerals, of neutral orientation, moderately hard and has a pH balance of 7.2.
7. Aquadeco water ($12 for 750ml)
The Aquadeco water is produced by Aquadeco, LLC Company. The company came into existence in 2004 in Canada.
The water is created with the aquifer on undifferentiated glacial with a matrix of sandy silt during last ice age about 18000yrs ago. The water is filtered by the multiple layers formed by gravels depositing on the sand with glaciofluvial ice and water flow through theses layers. These multiple layers of the soil ensure pure and high quality water. The mutliphasic method helps to remove pollutants, undesirable compounds and ions. The source has got the designation of “Spring Water” under regulations of Canadian Government. The water is believed to be low on minerals, slightly sweet in orientation, hard and has a pH of 7.46.
6. 10 Thousand BC ($14 for 750ml)
The water of the brand comes from luxury glacier in a premium pack. The source of the water has won awards and is called Hat Mountain Glacier in Columbia, Canada.
The goal of the company was to create luxury glacier water of unmatched purity, elegance and quality for high end market consumers. The bottle has been designed after a lot of thought and research that reflect the sophistication and style of its customers. The water is found in the environmentally protected and remote coastal glaciers of Canada, which was locked in vault of ice for about 10,000 years. The layer of soils by which the water is filtered is untouched and is very pure as there are no adulterations like dirt, sand, rock, salt, metals, underground pollutants and chemicals. The water naturally has total dissolved solids of four parts/million. The water is considered extremely pure and soft and has a pH of 6.89.
5. Veen ($23 for 750ml)
The Veen water is produced by VEEN Water Finland Oy Ltd. The company privately held and has its headquarters in Ylitornio in Finland and was founded in 2006.
The source of water is Konisaajo spring in Northern Finland. The spring was discovered in 1950s in a very less populated area of Europe. The sandy terrain and hills works as the water filters and bottled at the source. The water has a temperature of 3-4ºC. The variety of the products includes a range of smooth velvet to sparkling bold. The smooth velvet comes in “Wave 66” and sparkling bold comes in “Round 69” bottle. There is also an alternative source of VEEN water and it is found in Eastern Himalayas and is called “last Shangri-la”, in Bhutan. The water is considered to be super low in minerals, have acidic orientation, soft and has a pH of 6.6.
4. Bling H2O ($40 for 750ml)
The water is produced by Bling H2O Company. The company was founded in 2005 in Chestnut Hill, USA.
The source of water is spring in the regions of Tennessee. According to Hollywood producer-writer, Kevin G. Boyd, “you can tell a lot about a person by the water bottle they carry”. The goal of the company was to target its high end customers and have a product whose exquisite face matches their exquisite taste. The water was initially only offered to some actors and athletes, but now it has expanded its availability. The water was made available in events like MTV Video Music Awards and The Emmy Award. The water comes in a beautiful bottle with Swarovski crystals and a cork like champagne. The water is considered to be low in mineral; its orientation has a hint of sweet, moderately hard and has a pH of 7.7.
3. Fillico ($219 for 750ml)
The Fillico water is produced by Fillico Beverly Hills. The company is based in Osaka, Japan.
The source of the water is the Nunobiki spring of Kobe. The Sake producer of the country also uses the water. The area where the water is found protected from any agricultural and industrial development. The water comes a frosted glass bottle with Swarovski crystals and has a queen or king on the top as its cap. The bottles of the water are hand and thus only 5000 bottles are produced every month. People who purchase it use it just as a status symbol.
2. Kona Nigari water ($402 for 750ml)
The kona water is sold mainly in Japan. The water is found thousands of feet under the surface of Ocean and off Hawaii Island.
The water is sold in Japan with the facts that it helps in losing weight, improve skin appearance and reduce stress. Unlike other bottles on the list, this bottle is extremely simple but comes with a lot of benefits. The cost of the water is high due to its source and also its advantages.
1. Acqua di Cristallo Tributo a Modiglina ($60,000 for 750ml)
This is most expensive water bottle available on earth. The water is insanely expensive and will burn your pocket.
The source of the water is Fiji or France. The bottles are made of 24carat gold and thus satisfy its high cost. The bottle is designed by Tequila Ley celebrity, Fernando Altamirano who is the producers of the most precious spirits. He has also designed Cognac Dudognon Heritage IV, the most expensive bottle of cognac in world. The water bottle is available in many versions like gold, gold matte, crystal, silver matte, silver and many combinations of them. It’s said, the water has gold dust of 5milligrams.
Top 10 Most Expensive Bottled Waters in the World
|Sr No.||Expensive Bottled Waters||Size/Price|
|1||Acqua di Cristallo Tributo a Modiglina||$60,000 for 750ml|
|2||Kona Nigari water||$402 for 750ml|
|3||Fillico||$219 for 750ml|
|4||Bling H2O||$40 for 750ml|
|5||Veen||$23 for 750ml|
|6||10 Thousand BC||$14 for 750ml|
|7||Aquadeco water||$12 for 750ml|
|8||Lauquen Artes Mineral Water||$6 for 750ml|
|9||Tasmanian Rain||$5 for 750ml|
|10||Fine||$5 for 750ml|
All the water bottles mentioned above are very expensive and leave me wondering if the water is going to quench my thirst or empty my pocket. This water is just be used as a status symbol and not for the use as normal water.