Basic information on the Gerolsteiner Brunnen
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Gerolsteiner International: history
Gerolsteiner has been internationally active since the beginnings of the company. Even then, the company founder Wilhelm Castendyck realised the opportunities offered for exports. He presented Gerolsteiner mineral water at international trade fairs shortly after its foundation. A consistent focus on quality runs like a central theme throughout the history of the brand. more >>
Gerolsteiner: unique characteristics, special features
We focus on the messages: quality, taste, health and beauty.
Gerolsteiner Brunnen: facts and messages
In foreign countries, Gerolsteiner is known as “The World’s No. 1 Sparkling Mineral Water”. Our products can be found in over 40 countries worldwide. We can see potential openings both in Germany and abroad, especially in Japan, the USA and the Benelux countries. We are already represented in all three areas. more >>
Facts and Figures
Gather all of the important information on the Gerolsteiner Brunnen GmbH & Co. KG by checking the table on "Facts and figures". more >>
Thanks to its origin in the volcanic Eifel area Gerolsteiner Sparkling/Medium is mineralised to a high extent and in a balanced way. The natural carbon dioxide from the spring plays a central role in this regard.
Mineral water as a supplier of nutrients
Natural mineral water contains valuable minerals such as calcium, magnesium and potassium. Like vitamins, they are vital nutrients. Since the body cannot produce them on its own, they need to be ingested with the food eaten every day – otherwise health, well-being and productivity are negatively affected. more >>
From the source to the bottle
350 million years ago, the Eifel was covered by the sea. Lime from various creatures dropped to the sea floor and pieces of shells and huge coral reefs fossilized. Under the sea's influence, these fossils turned into water-soluble dolomite and – as the so called "Gerolsteiner Kalkmulde" (Gerolsteiner lime basin) – constitute the mineral basis of the precious mineral water. more >>
In order to ensure that the original purity of Gerolsteiner mineral water can remain unchanged, from the bottling to the packaging in which it reaches the consumer, extensive analyses are carried out both at external institutions (the Fresenius Institute) and in our own quality assurance and technology department. more>>>
Mineral Water Types
Water is essential for life, but not all waters are created equally - and this is most certainly true of bottled waters. While many consumers appreciate the convenience of bottled, others are becoming increasing aware of the dubious quality of some bottled waters and there is considerable confusion in the marketplace. Here’s a quick primer for clarification. more>>>