Waiakea Hawaiian Volcanic Water was founded in 2012 by Ryan Emmons. Presently Emmons is the CEO of the company. Recently, Waiakea was the talk of the town because of its inclusion in a list of the fastest growing companies in America. The list which was compiled by Inc. Magazine, saw Waiakea ranked at position 414 out of 5000 companies. Waiakea is set to be honored by Inc. Magazine, alongside renowned brands such Microsoft, on October 10, 2017. The recognition of Waiakea by Inc. Magazine was no surprise to pundits who had estimated that the company had grown by 1059% over the last three years.
The company’s CEO lauded the Inc. Magazine for its recognition of the enterprise. Emmons said that it had always been Waiakea’s dream to be included in the exclusive list of Inc. Magazine. He stated that it was a proud moment for the company and the ranking came as a challenge for the company to further rise towards the top of Inc. Magazine’s list. Emmons appreciated the company’s efforts towards the environment and its clients.
Waiakea is famously known for its delicious, naturally alkaline
, and distinctive bottled water. Perhaps, the unique taste of Waiakea’s water can be pinpointed to a natural source: Mauna Loa volcano peak. Waiakea processes its water using state-of-the art technology that involves the use of porous lava to enhance the mineral content of water
With the current global environmental concerns, Waiakea is leading the pack in adopting environmentally friendly operation methods. The company will soon phase out plastic packaging in favor of biodegradable water packing containers. Waiakea is also working with the leading emission control experts such as CarbonNeutral to eliminate production processes that pollute the environment. Also, Waiakea is spearheading regional reforestation efforts. The company’s innovation has attracted many awards
such as the 2015 Food and Beverage Innovation Award.
Waiakea is involved in philanthropic courses. The company in partnership with Pump Aid
is changing the lives of citizens of some countries in Africa such as Malawi. The company is enabling people to access clean water
and basic sanitation. It plans to increase the number of people covered by their philanthropic efforts.