with California experiencing a drought, some hint fans have asked whether we are using water sources from California?
our goal has always been and continues to be sourcing everything as locally as possible to the point of consumption, including four locations in the USA. since Californians are the largest population, we source much of our water here in California. that remains the most ecologically responsible means of producing hint. we are contributing to the health of California and to its economy and it would be inefficient and wasteful to burn fuel to ship water from outside the state.
in contrast to agriculture and other commercial activities, most of the water used in production ends up being consumed by people rather than wasted. that said, we and our bottlers are continually working to reduce our impact on the environment including water use, energy use and use of other resources. that includes adding more locations and getting more and more local as we grow this year and in the future.