Vidago 2011


Located an hour east of Porto, Vidago Palace which initially opened in 1910 has undergone extensive reconstruction and refurbishment over the last four years. The building''s history, architectural heritage and beauty have been preserved and enhanced with the best facilities of the 21st Century. Newly reopened, Vidago Palace reclaims it place among the great European historical resorts.
The Third Fine Water Summit, this time in Vidago, Portugal, will give us all an opportunity to better understand our industries possibilities and challenges.

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  • History of Bottled Water
Over the past two decades, bottled water has become the fastest-growing drinks market in the world. The global market was valued at $157bn in 2013 and is expected to reach $280bn by 2020.
Water is turning into wine. The same culture that surrounds the production and consumption of wine is emerging around water. Water competitions akin to wine competitions are now held.
NY Times Science
Earth is old. The sun is old. But do you know what may be even older than both? Water.
Salt Science
Washington Post declares that unknown to many shoppers urged to buy foods that are “low sodium” and “low salt,” this longstanding warning has come under assault by scientists who say that typical American salt consumption is without risk.

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History Bottled Water
Ours is the blue planet, and the hallmark of life on Earth is water. But where did this colorless, odorless liquid first come from? Recent discoveries in astrophysics suggest that water is not native to Earth.
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History Bottled Water
This website appeared first in 2004 and the concept of considering water at the same level as wine and food as a natural product was still new and foreign to many.