Mineral water envolves for instance from rainwater, which gradually seeps through sand, gravel and rock layers into the underground springs. As a result, it is cleaned, filtered and enriched with minerals and trace elements. Depending on the nature of the soil, this results in an individual composition of the water. The limit values and ingredients of spring, table and mineral water as well as the legally permissible methods of mineral water treatment are laid down in the German Mineral Water and Table Water Regulation (based on the EU norm 2009/54/EG). The requirements of the Mineral Water Regulation are summarized as follows:
In mineral waters, a high level of calcium and magnesium as well as a low sodium level is generally desired. A preparation in this regard is not allowed. In principle, mineral water may only be treated to a limited extent.
For natural mineral waters five different labeling are allowed:
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