Foreword

We aim to create strong regional brands with low carbon footptint, dynamic, innovative and essential brands that consumers prefer.

FRANK MEYSMAN, Chairman Spadel Group

‘Plastic bashing’ influenced our industry in 2019 and inspired us to make virtuous and proactive commitments as part of the  ‘Source of Change’ initiative.

MARC DU BOIS, CEO Spadel Group

Highlights

  • SPADEL :

    The group supports ‘Sign for my Future’
  • CAROLA :

    The company obtains ‘Great Place to Work’ certification
  • SPA® TOUCH OF :

    Launch of Watermelon-Kiwi flavoured water
  • DEVIN :

    Receipt of ‘Best FMCG Producer Award’
  • BRU :

    Launch of the campaign ‘L’eau qui jaillit naturellement pétillante de notre sol’
  • SPA® REINE SUBTILE :

    Lemon-jasmine, orange-cardamon, raspberry-apple
  • CAROLA :

    Launch of the ‘Alsace Consigne’ network
  • SOURCE OF CHANGE :

    Platform kickoff
  • DEVIN :

    Launch of new ‘On The Go’ format
  • WATTWILLER :

    New television commercial ‘La pureté source de sérénité’
  • SPA MONOPOLE :

    8,000 visitors at the Journée Découverte Entreprises business open-day event
  • BRU :

    Three innovations for a transition to a fully circular economy
  • ASSIGNMENT OF BRECON CARREG

  • SPADEL :

    Donation of EUR 50,000 to Viva for Life
  • SPADEL :

    Family Business Award finalist
  • February March April May June July October November December

Source of Change

Become fully circular and contribute to the health of the environment and people’ expresses the vision of Spadel’s new sustainable packaging strategy 2025, launched 25 June 2019. Spadel is fully aware of the impact of packaging on the environment and wants to play a leading role in shaping a positive future. With 10 commitents centered around 4 key drivers, ‘Source of Change’ aims to accelerate Spadel’s transition towards a circular economy.

FRANCK LECOMTE, Director Digital, Innovation & CSR

Key figures

    • TURNOVER

      298,4 MIO € -5,1%
    • EBIT

      35,7 MIO € -33,3%
    • INVESTMENTS

      27,1 MIO € +38%
    • NET PROFIT

      27 MIO € -29%
    • EBITDA

      55,4 MIO € -24,6%
    • LITERS

      916 MIO L
    • COLLABORATORS

      1.336

    ON THE BOTTLED WATER MARKET IN THE BENELUX

    REGIONAL LEADER IN ALSACE

    NATIONAL LEADER IN BULGARIA

    DIVIDEND/SHARE

    1,40€
    • 83.276 MWh

      electricity used (42% renewable; +31% sales but -6% energy consumption)

    • 4%  

      The Water Exploitation Index indicates the total annual extraction of fresh water of a country in relation to its average water reserves on the long term. Spadel stands at less than 4% (being under 10% limit of the United Nations)

    • 100 %

      of packaging is recyclable

    • 88%

      of suppliers have signed the Spadel Sustainable Procurement Policy

    • 30.750 HA

      of countryside protected

    • Certificate

      European Water Stewardship award for Spa in 2019 for the third time

    1,56l/1l

    Water used to bottle 1 litre of mineral water or lemonade (-54% vs 2010)

    -18% CO2/l

    Diminution de 17 % carbon emissions to bottle 1 litre of mineral water or lemonade vs 2010 (incl. Devin)

Brands

  • SPA
  • Bru
  • WATTWILLER
  • Carola
  • Devin
  • Natural mineral water in the Benelux is synonymous with … SPA®. The SPA® natural mineral water springs gush forth in the very heart of the Fagnes region in Belgium, part of a water-related heritage that covers 13,177 ha, rigorously protected since 1889.

    www.spa.be
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  • The secret of BRU is concealed in the depths of the earth, at the heart of the Belgian Ardennes, in Lorcé, near Stoumont. BRU is one of the rare mineral waters in Europe that is ‘naturally’ sparkling, emerging after a long underground voyage lasting around 50 years before being bottled.

    www.bru.be/fr
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  • The source of WATTWILLER natural mineral water nestles in the outstanding Ballons des Vosges regional nature reserve (in French Alsace). This lightly mineralised water is distinguished by its lack of nitrate and very low sodium content.

    www.wattwiller.com
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  • In the nature reserve Ballons des Vosges nature reserve (French Alsace), another water makes the Alsatians proud: CAROLA. Its natural spring was rediscovered in Ribeauvillé in 1888.

    www.carola.fr
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  • With a market share of over 40%, DEVIN is the leading brand of bottled water in Bulgaria. It markets both natural mineral waters and spring waters. These emerge at heart of the Rhodope Mountains, in an extremely pure natural environment.

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Regions

Spadel Group headquarters (Brussels, Belgium)
Spa Benelux (Brussels, Belgium)

Spa Benelux (Made, Netherlands)

Atlantic Divine (Sofia, Bulgaria)

BENELUX

531 employees

473 million litres

9 production lines

FRANCE

106 employees

119,5 million litres

3 production lines

BULGARIA

466 employees

283 million litres

6 production lines

Our CSR-policy and actions

  • Acting together

    Sustainability in everyone’s job

    One Citizen Day per employee

    To be a best workplace

    Read more
  • Protecting nature

    Sustainable packaging

    80% sustainable suppliers

    100% Bee-friendly

    ‘Gold’ European Water Stewardship

    Water-use ration of 1.6l/l

    Carbon neutrality

    Read more
  • HEALTHY REFRESHMENTS

    To promote hydration

    100% natural, low caloric drinks

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