Diverse bottled water products grace different events in Lagos. However, what differentiates them? Which ones offer the best quality of water? Find out the top 10 bottled water companies in Lagos Nigeria.
Lagos, Nigeria has several streams and water bodies on its land mass. However, the best form of water for human consumption should be odourless, colourless and tasteless. It should be free of any contaminating material and be 99.9% germ-free. Most tap water and other water sources in Lagos do not have these features. So, bottled water came to save the day.
What is Bottled Water?
Bottled Water or Table Water is a 50 cl to 1.5L bottle of water that has been produced and treated according to the health regulations of NAFDAC and other regulatory agencies in Nigeria. The water produced is free from toxins and harmful microbes. It is packaged into a plastic bottle and sealed to preserve its purity. There are several brands of bottled water but only a few have maintained premium quality over the years. So, what are these bottled water brands? Keep reading to find out.
First on the list is CWay sparkling premium table water from the innovative Cway Water company. Cway Water Company is a flagship of Cway Group, a multinational conglomerate that specialises in quality products fit for human consumption.
Cway Water initially entered the Nigerian market with its water dispenser products in 2000. The efficiency and quality of the dispenser and its water cooler charmed Lagosians. Recently, the company released its brand of table water. The 750ml PET bottles are quickly becoming the favourite table water of most Nigerians.
Eva Table Water emerged not just as a beverage, but as a symbol of purity and reliability. The brand is owned by Coca-Cola and locally manufactured by the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), a franchisee of Coca-Cola. The vision behind Eva is to redefine the standards of portable water in Nigeria. What sets Eva apart is its relentless pursuit of quality assurance. The brand understands that water is not just a thirst-quenching liquid but a fundamental element of life.
Eva Table Water goes through a meticulous purification process that adheres to the highest industry standards. From the source to the bottling line, every step is a testament to Eva’s commitment to delivering water that is not just safe but truly pure. Due to its large production rate, Eva embraced eco-friendly packaging to reduce its carbon footprint.
Viju Industries Nigeria Limited is the parent company of the popular Viju milk drink. The company has emerged as a trusted name, with its flagship product – Mr V Bottle Water. Mr V Bottle Water is supposedly sourced from pristine natural springs, ensuring that every drop is as pure as nature intended. Mr V is your refreshing companion all through the day. Either in transit, at the gym, or in the office, Mr V is there for you.
Did you know Ragolis is the first bottled water in Nigeria? Since 1984, the brand has been in the Nigerian market. You might have heard elderly people especially the baby boomers refer to plastic bottles as Ragolis- now you know the reason. Produced by the food giant UAC group, Ragolis has gone through tremendous rebranding events. Ragolis takes pride in its unwavering dedication to quality. It meets the highest standards of purity and safety, giving consumers confidence in their choice.
Nestle Pure Life is another quality water brand in the Nigerian market. It was launched in 1988 as a product of Nestle Waters, a subsidiary of the Nestle Group and locally distributed by Nestle Nigeria. Nestle Waters is the largest bottled water company globally. For over 20 years, Nestle Pure Life has served about 40+ countries including Nigeria. Its processing comprises about 13 verification processes.
The company’s pursuit of excellence and safe water is one of the reasons for its success. According to Nestle.com, “Our rigorous quality-checking and purification process makes sure every drop meets our high safety standards and tastes great. It’s this quality and purity that families trust.”
Aquafina is another global bottled water that has found its way into the Nigerian beverage industry. It was launched by a division of the popular beverage company PepsiCo. PepsiCo Beverages North America(PBNA) launched Aquafina in 1994. As one of the leading bottled water brands globally, Aquafina has a meticulous purification process, ensuring that every drop meets the highest quality standards.
The water undergoes a rigorous filtration system that includes multiple stages to remove impurities and enhance its taste. Filtration methods such as activated carbon and micron filtration help ensure a crisp and clean final product.
Aquadana is a product of ASHMINA Ltd, a subsidiary of Dana Group of Companies Plc. Aquadana gets its water from the purest water sources and subjects it to Advanced filtration techniques, reverse osmosis and UV sterilization, to eliminate impurities and contaminants. The company uses eco-friendly materials and innovative solutions to reduce the environmental impact.
Cascade is a product of KRS Investments Limited, a water processing company. Cascade table water is a popular choice among Lagosians. It is one of the leading bottled water brands in Nigeria. As its name implies, Cascade is supposedly derived from a flowing spring and undergoes the best purification exercises to emerge as one of the best water brands. Every sip of Cascade Table Water is an invitation to experience the purity of nature.
From the corridors of Rite Foods Limited comes Bigi Premium table water. The Table water is a Nigerian brand that has established itself as one of Nigeria’s food and drinks producers. Bigi table water is safe for drinking because of its strong processing.
Swan Natural Spring Bottled water comes in 50cl, 75cl and 150cl plastic bottles. Like its counterparts, the bottles are screwed to prevent contamination- and the water is processed under the best conditions. Its purification process makes it safe for consumption and a good brand of bottled water in Lagos today.
The city of Lagos offers you the best water brands both globally and nationally recognized brands. So, as you go around your daily activities or plan an event, choose one or more of these remarkable bottled water brands.