Caraquet, NB - February 29th, 2016

René Chiasson, General Manager of 83 PPM Natural Spring Water, is extremely proud to share some excellent news regarding the Village Blanchard business. He and the members of his team learned yesterday morning that they had won a prestigious award in the Unites States of America.

During the 26th annual competition « Berkeley Springs Water Tasting », held in West Virginia, 83 PPM Natural Spring Water won the bronze medal in the Bottled Water category. This award is particularly gratifying in that it was won ahead of 27 other participants from three continents - 17 US States, 7 Canadian provinces, Australia, New Zealand, Macedonia (Greece) and Bosnia.

The Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting competition is held over two days and is the most famous of its kind in the world. Winners are chosen by ten media judges, including representatives from regional and national media, as well as from television and online magazines.

Mr. Chiasson stated that . . . « We are very proud to be able to tell our customers from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia that we offer them the 3rd best bottled water in the world! . . . . No need to look elsewhere, it is here in New Brunswick that we are amongst the best on the planet! »

The municipal water from Clearbrook in British Columbia added another gold medal to its multiple collection as Best Water in the World. The silver medal was awarded to Marysville, in the province of Victoria in Australia. The 27th Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting annual competition is scheduled for February 25th, 2017.

For more information, please visit the competition’s website at, or contact René Chiasson, General Manager of 83 PPM Natural Spring Water, on 1-844-789-5266.