Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 8 2016 - Page 25

Charlie Roberts, Buxton Factory Jamie Needle, Development Manager, said: Manager at Derwent Hydroelectric “Buxton is already one of the Power, commented: most state-of-the-art factories “We are very pleased to have for bottling water in Europe. We agreed to provide hydroelectric frequently produce more than 2 power to Nestlé Waters generated million bottles in a day of natural at our site in Belper on the river mineral and spring water, giving Derwent, and at two of our other people the chance to choose a sites, over the next three years. healthy beverage, and we always "As a hydroelectric generator, strive to make our products as sustainability is at the heart sustainable as possible. of our business model, which "Bottled water is widely is why we are delighted to be recognised as having the lowest partnering with Nestlé Waters to environment footprint of all help their operations become as packaged beverages and this environmentally sustainable as initiative brings us closer to zero possible.” environmental impact and sees Earlier this month Nestlé bottled water production actually announced that of its grid- powered by water!” supplied electricity in the UK Nestlé Nestlé UK & Ireland is a subsidiary of Nestlé SA, the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company. We are a major player within the UK and Irish food industry employing 8,000 employees across 20 sites. and Ireland now comes from renewable sources. FDPP - 25