Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods, the Russian food and drink producer, has started production of bottled water at its new factory in the Novgorod region of the country. To date, the company has invested US$7.0m in the plant. Still and sparkling natural drinking water will be marketed under the `Sanctuary. Valdai' brand in 0.5 and 1.5 litre PET bottles, and will soon be available in Moscow and St. Petersburg.