Cott Acquires Watercooler Gigant, Strengthening Its Business In The Netherlands

Posted On: 1/6/2020

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TORONTO -- Eden Springs, a division of Cott Corp., a leading provider of home and office bottled water delivery services in North America and Europe and in custom coffee roasting for the U.S. foodservice industry, has acquired the Watercooler Gigant business of Leylines B.V.

Watercooler Gigant is a leading e-commerce platform in the Netherlands and supplies bottled water coolers and filtration solutions to the commercial and residential markets. With the acquisition of Watercooler Gigant, Eden Springs enhances its position in the region through the addition of both a new e-commerce channel and approximately 1,800 customers.

"Watercooler Gigant has a strong reputation for quality service across its e-commerce platforms and shares our commitment to organic growth," said Eden Sprints Continental Europe president Antonio Alarcon. "We are excited to welcome the Watercooler Gigant customers to the Eden Springs family, and look forward to providing them with even more products and services."

Eden Springs is Europe's supplies integrated water and coffee service solutions to over 800,000 customers in 18 countries, including bottle-fed and plumbed-in water coolers and small pack bottles as well as hot beverages coffee machines, coffee, tea and other accessories. Eden Springs has been a part of Cott Corp. since 2016.

Cott Corp. reaches more than 2.5 million customers or delivery points across North America and Europe supported by strategically located sales and distribution facilities and fleets, as well as wholesalers and distributors.