Canadian bottled water producer Arrowhead Water has posted a 21% rise in third-quarter profits.

The company said yesterday (20 September) that gross profit reached C$871,000 for the three months to 30 June. Sales also rose, up 12.5% to C$2.2m.

Arrowhead also announced that it had won a contract with Canada's WestJet airlines to provide "a complete array of water purification technology and services".

The company also unveiled a 15l PET compressible bottle to be sold in major retail outlets throughout the province of Alberta.