Talking Rain makes one of the best sparkling water brands. They start with natural mountain spring water and add carbonation. Finally, 100% natural fruit essence of berry, tangerine, or lemon/lime is added for just a light hint of flavor. The sparkling water is also sold as an unflavored natural option. This line of sparkling water contains no sweeteners or gluten. Talking Rain Beverage Company was founded in Seattle, Washington in 1987 and has since turned into one of the fastest growing beverage companies in the country. The company itself is conscious of their impact on the environment and uses 1PETE plastic bottles that do not contain BPA or phthalates. Talking Rain Beverage Company is also committed to giving back to the community and mankind by donating to cause related organizations both locally and across the country. Talking Rain was awarded the Liquid Refreshment Company of the Year for 2014.