Natural Mineral Waters Europe (NMWE), representing the pursuits of over 5 hundred herbal mineral and spring water manufacturers in Europe, has elected Alessandro Pasquale, leader govt and proprietor of Mattoni 1873, as its new president for the following two years.

Mr Pasquale, a Swiss-Italian nationwide, is the second one era to steer the circle of relatives industry. The father of 2 youngsters has assumed management of Mattoni 1873 from his father in 2007 and has expanded the circle of relatives industry from Czech Republic to 8 European international locations, using greater than 3,000 other people.

Mr Pasquale is hooked in to herbal mineral water, with particular consideration to supply coverage and packaging sustainability. He has been a powerful recommend of round financial system ideas each on the nationwide degree and throughout the European Union for a few years.

“Natural mineral and spring water producers provide citizens with natural and unique products. We work to safeguard their precious water resources by protecting the catchment areas around their sources to assure the purity of our mineral waters. Caring for the environment also means promoting biodiversity and making our business sustainable and circular. For decades, we have been embarking on a pathway towards sustainability and today, our sector has a unique opportunity to become fully circular. Our packaging, whether glass and PET, is fully recyclable and already achieving comparatively high collection rates. With the right EU policy measures in place, we can reach full circularity. Those measures include the implementation of effective and efficient collection solutions across Europe and establishing priority access to our collected and recycled packaging material to allow us to close the loop,” saide Mr Pasquale.

The new president can be supported by way of new board individuals, additionally introduced by way of NMWE lately. They are: Paco Vallejo, President of ANEABE, Spain; Gavin Partington, Director General of the British Soft Drinks Association; and Antoine Portmann, General Manager of Evian Volvic International at Danone Waters. Jürgen Reichle, leader govt of Verband Deutscher Mineralwasser (VDM), takes over as Treasurer.