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Earthoil Helps Provide New Wells in India

Posted: August 22, 2011
Boy drinking water from a well

Earthoil Plantations Ltd., a subsidiary of Treatt, recently helped develop more than 20 fresh water wells in its Indian mint growing areas in India’s Uttar Pradesh region. Done through the company’s Earthoil Organic Farms Foundation (EOFF) and its partner Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, the Deep Wells Project brings quality drinking water to thousands of area villagers. Completed in July, the 24 130-foot-deep wells offer cleaner, better-tasting drinking water for a local population of approximately 28,000 people, and of the project, Hugo Bovill, group CEO of Treatt plc, commented, “Treatt, through investment in Earthoil, is delighted to help farmers and loyal suppliers improve the quality of life of local communities.”