Sparkling Water Manufacturers

Services Overview

Stretched across 12,000 m2 of production site and warehouse in the industrial town of Thomastown, VICTORIA and with more than 100 years of existence and manufacturing experience SLADES Beverages prides in its making of drinks and water. We specializes in custom label still water, sparkling drinks, plant-based UHT milk, juice drinks, energy drinks, and a lot more. Our dedicated team prides itself in offering a one-stop and cost effective solution for our customers, and we have the leading state-of-the-art manufacturing facility to cater to all our customer’s needs.

❯ Wholesale Beverages

❯ Direct To Public

❯ Contract Packaging

❯ Online Store


Slades Beverages complements our manufacturing facility with the highest grade of Food Quality Accreditation. We have HACCP, ABWI and BRC Global Food Accreditation body for Food Safety Standard.

Sparkling Water Manufacturers

Slades Beverages is fully Australian and family owned business. Slades Beverages could also be considered the largest privately owned manufacturer in Victoria. Not only does Slades manufacture its own brands, it also welcomes customers who would like to have their own private labels of their drinks. Furthermore, Slades has its own blow-moulding bottle plant so it can provide customers with the best possible price and needs.
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Slades Drinks Sparkling Water Manufacturers

From humble beginnings with table ales in 1860, Slades have grown to become Australia’s best loved soft drink manufacturer. Today, we are family owned, sourcing and bottling the absolute best in beverages right here in Australia.

Our customers love us because we have the best-tasting drinks on the market, and because we aren’t afraid to reach for the highest standards in production and bottling – utilising new materials and technology to ensure that we are at the cutting edge of sustainable production.

You know and love our brand Cottonwood Springs for the tastiest spring water in Australia, and we are excited to be extending our range with the exciting addition of sparkling water – and several flavoured versions, too.

Slades are aiming to be the best sparkling water manufacturers in Australia – because that is what we do. 

The Magic of Sparkling Water

Sparkling water manufacturers create the fizzy sensation by injecting dissolved carbon dioxide gas under pressure into water. The carbonation causes small bubbles to form, giving sparkling water a delightful effervescent quality.

You might be surprised to learn that some aquifers across the world produce naturally effervescent mineral water. Some famous springs include Mihalkovo in Bulgaria and, perhaps most famously, Selters in the Taunos mountains of Germany. These artesian wells produce water that has had carbon dioxide gas leached into it, in the same way that minerals like magnesium and silica can.

Sparkling water is a great alternative to plain spring water and can add a bit of fizz to your usual hydration routine. Although there is limited evidence to suggest that any carbonated drinks can cause tooth problems, sparkling water is a much healthier alternative to sugary soft drinks.

The science behind the taste profile of a sparkling water is quite surprising. The bubbles are created from carbon dioxide, and this is slightly acidic, so the tingle you feel when you drink a great sparkling water is the activation of pain receptors in the nerves of your tongue. This pleasure from pain is similar to the buzz you get from eating spicy food and is one of the reasons why fizzy drinks are so moreish.

As sparking water manufacturers, Slades are ready to produce effervescent water taken directly from our own volcanic springs near Ballarat, Victoria – so the silky, slightly sweet taste that you love will be even more delightful.

Ordering from Slades

If you are ordering from us online, you can be sure that your order will be dealt with quickly and securely. Orders placed before 9am AEDT will be processed and dispatched the same day where possible, and all standard orders will be processed in 1-3 business days.

We offer free shipping on some of our products – check the description for more information.

We can deliver to the Melbourne Metro area and Victoria in 1-3 working days, while other states usually take 3-7 working days.

You may need to sign for your delivery, and we do not deliver to Post Office Boxes.

Shop with confidence with Slades – the new sparkling water manufacturers in Australia. 

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