This has led to the ever growing & never ending business of manufacturing & supplying qualitative water to the society in the form of Packaged drinking water. Mineral water has become a primary need for every individual these days. Opposed to the regular tap water, people are now turning to mineral water consumption which is safer and healthier. The increasing consumption and demand for mineral water call for more and more mineral water plants in the industry. Many entrepreneurs are investing in the business, referring to the never-ending demand for mineral water.
However, anyone can start a mineral water plant business even on a small scale or even on a large scale. All it takes is just the right information and primary resources to do so. Although the process of manufacturing is guided through the Bureau of Indian Standards policies and reforms updated from time to time, implementation of the same remains the key.
Here is where the Experience and the Expertise of the Experts come to play..........
Starting a Packaged Drinking water Enterprise :
There are two main stream categories :
Packaged Drinking Water :
where in any potable source can be considered to be a raw water source viz; Bore well, Open well, River, Dam, Lake etc (brands : Aquafina, Bisleri etc..)
Packaged Natural Mineral Water :
wherein the water comes from natural sources like spring water and mountain water and is generally bottled at source viz brands : Himalayan, Bisleri Vedica, Qua etc..)
The market opportunity for Mineral Water Plant Business :
Packaged or bottled water has now become the basic necessity of the people which provides a never ending growth opportunity in this sector both in the urban and rural market. Growing demand makes the sector one of the fastest-growing sectors, which reached to INR 162 billion in 2018. Packaged water businesses are certainly proving to be profitable these days with high volume.
Licenses and Registration
Any businesses, either small scale or big scale, require different certification and licenses from government authorities. The permits and certification requirement list may vary based on different state governments, as follows:
Registration of firm
CGWA & PCB NOC
ISI certification from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
Food Safety and Standard Authority of India
Pollution control certificate
Water test report from an authorized laboratory
Pest control certification
Team Aguapuro shall help & guide you in obtaining all required licensing factors for the project.
Aguapuro also helps you in designing the financial feasibility of the project (project reports) for your banking needs
Aguapuro shall guide you in designing your plant that fulfills all BIS hygiene parameter requirements and at the same time keeping the cost involved at the lower end. Aguapuro also helps you in identifying location feasibility requirements in terms of market / procurement & logistics etc
Raw Material Identification
The basic raw materials required is, of course, raw water. Raw water can be easily available from the natural resources of water or municipal corporation supply lines. Below is the list of other required raw materials:
Water Treatment Chemicals & Reagents
Cartons / plastic wrap
More importantly Aguapuro helps you in identifying the right chemicals and suppliers for you and also help in designing of the bottles & labels , identifying and availability look up for brand names.
Machinery Identification and Configuration Design
Different types of machines are used in mineral water processing. Aguapuro helps you to select the right machinery as per your capital investment and desired packaging. There is an option for fully automatic and semi-automatic configuration, which can be decided as per volume and budget.
Aguapuro helps you in designing the complete line up using specialised software and by selecting proper equipments required in water treatment based on your Raw water condition, this helps you in getting a optimum and high efficiency water treatment line with lower wastages in water thereby developing a greener and environment friendly & sustainable project
Aguapuro also helps in designing optimum plant capacity lines to deliver high standard products in both semi-automatic and automatic configurations.
Below are list of the major machinery and equipment required for the mineral water plant business:
Water Treatment Plant (specially designed suiting the raw water inlet conditions)
Automatic Rinser, Filler & Capper for PET Bottles
Semi auto / Auto Pet blow Machines
Batch & Date Printer
Bottle BOPP / Sticker Labelling Machine
Shrink Wrap packaging lines / Carton packer
Automatic case packaging lines