Expats Launch Eklo Water and Make a Splash in Rio de Janeiro

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Relatively new to the market but already sitting in supermarket chain Zona Sul, is the all-natural flavored drink, Eklo Water, which was the brain-child of an American expatriate in Rio, Richard Moxley. According to Transparency Market Research (TMR), global 'flavored and functional water market' is expected to reach US$36.7 billion by 2019, as increasing disposable incomes in developing regions channel consumers to healthier choices.

Richard Moxley, who moved to Rio eleven years ago, initially started to develop the product for his family, after his father was diagnosed . . .

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