With total sales of €429 million in business year 2015 and 1,480 employees worldwide (of which 785 are in Germany) the BRITA Group is one of the leading drinking water optimisation companies. Its long-established brand BRITA – synonymous with the water filter jug in many countries – has a leading position in the global water filter market.
The family-owned company based in Taunusstein near Wiesbaden is represented by 23 national and international subsidiaries and branches as well as shareholdings, distribution and industrial partners in over 60 countries on all five continents. It has production sites in Germany, the UK, Switzerland, Italy and China.
Founded in 1966, today the inventor of the household water filter jug develops, produces and distributes a wide range of innovative drinking water optimisation solutions for private (water filter jugs, on-tap systems and BRITA Integrated Solutions for small and large electric appliances by renowned manufacturers) and commercial use (hotel sector, restaurants, catering and vending) plus on-tap water dispensers for offices, schools, restaurants and the hygiene-sensitive care sector (hospitals, care homes).