Perrier is a well known French mineral water, its source in the south of France, where the lower Cevennes the Rhône Valley, is located. It is sold worldwide in over 140 countries with over 700 million bottles. Trademark is the green bottle in cone shape.
Apparently the source was already known to the Romans, Hannibal is said to have there refreshes 218 BC, before he crossed the Alps. What is certain is that Emperor Napoleon III. 1863 permission to the hotel and Kurbetrieb around the source said. The senior doctor was then called Louis D. Perrier. He became the patron saint of water. Around the turn of the century the Englishman St. John Harmsworth took over the facility. He was first bottled mineral water in bottles. In the spring of 1990, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration benzene residues in bottles of Perrier mineral water showed. As a result of the withdrawal action damage in the amount of 200 million francs, the Company incurred by its own account. Since 1992 belongs to the Nestlé Perrier Water Group.