How Waiakea Hawaiian Water Grew To a $10 Million Valuation
Waiakea Water is now available In 2,000 stores across 30 states in the U.S. The water brand is available at a number of premier grocers including Wawa and Whole Foods. The company has met demands for the product in Hawaii by getting a new manufacturing plant on the island. Waiakea founder, Ryan Emmons, stated his pride for the brand’s growth.
The company has grown from producing 2,000 cases per year to 120,000 cases. In the process 500 million liters of purified water have been donated to underserved populations in Africa.
The company donates 650 liters of water for every liter of water sold. According to Forbes, this humanitarian effort is being accomplished through the combined effort of Waiakea water and Pump Aid. What exactly is Waiakea water and what makes it so special? It’s minerally dense, alkaline water loaded with electrolytes. The water is derived from the top of the world’s most active volcano. It has been filtered through 14,000 feet of volcanic rock, resulting in unmatched purity.
Plus, it’s derived from a pure source and contained in plastic bottles made from recycled materials. It’s the first water company to be CarbonNeutral certified, meaning the company exceeds expectations when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. The company’s annual growth rate stands at an impressive 170 percent with a valuation of $10 million. Learn more about Waiakea Water: http://www.noobpreneur.com/2015/05/06/exclusive-qa-with-ryan-emmons-founder-of-waiakea/
Ryan Emmons has truly created company that accomplishes much of what many businesses hope to. The water company produces a regularly consumed, healthy product.
Emmons has created a company that is not only considered the best volcania water brand, Waiakea actually gives back and supports the community. The company continues to be immensely successful despite a massive amount of competition. Waiakea is taking the lead as an innovative and responsible company.
Waiakea water has definitely carved its place into the market by offering something familiar in a new and improved way. Emmons also wanted to take on the challenge of being one of the few younger beverage company owners, many successful founders in this industry are in their 50’s. The company has grown 5,000% since Emmons founded it at the age of 22.