Classic Mineral Water is Ireland's oldest water bottling company. Founded in 1948 by the late James McKee. Originally the company sold soft drinks directly to consumers' homes. After the discovery in 1980 of a unique mineral water source, the McKee family decided to diversify its product range and commenced production of bottled and flavoured water. This allowed the company to start supplying directly to shops and supermarkets which resulted in The Classic Mineral Water being listed as a preferred supplier to all key retailers in Ireland. During the subsequent 40 years, the company has developed a wide portfolio of quality products and to this day is one of the few bottling companies that can produce a full suite of products for its customers which include still & sparkling water, flavoured waters, mixers, isotonics and glucose drinks.