The name that epitomizes mineral water today was first introduced in Mumbai in the early 60's. In 1965 Signor Felice Bisleri an Italian by origin, came up with the idea of selling bottled water in India. His company Bisleri Ltd. offered mineral water in two variants - bubbly and still.
In 1969 Parle bought over Bisleri (India) Ltd. and started bottling Mineral water in glass bottles under the brand name 'Bisleri'. In due course Parle switched over to PVC non-returnable bottles and finally advanced to PET containers.
Bisleri has undergone significant expansion in their operations. The company has witnessed an exponential growth with their turnover multiplying more than twenty times in a short span of 10 years. The average growth rate over this period has been around 40% with Bisleri enjoying more than 60% of the market share in the organized mineral water segment.
The overwhelming popularity of 'Bisleri' and the fact that they were the pioneers of the bottled water industry in India has made them synonymous to Mineral water and a household name. So naturally 'When you think of bottled water, you think Bisleri'.