1928

In 1928, Eloy Alberto Sánchez Cañas acquired the land where the mineral water sources are located, in the sector of San Felipe, in Latacunga, Cotopaxi province.

 

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1938

With great vision. our founder initiates the bottling of this prodigious water in green and brown bottles, with paper labels, the same ones that were packed in jute bags and distributed through wheelbarrows to the Latacungueñas families. He traveled to United States by train from Guayaquil and by boats of the Grace Line. The first machinery that was used was manual and from Germany.

1960

Through the years, the design and shape of the containers changed according to the trends of the time, as well as the machinery, which little by little was automated.

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Recent years

Fuentes San Felipe is a purely family company, incorporated as anonym society in 1991. Our company is a symbol of tradition in Cotopaxi, its province of origin and it has been awarded for several occasions, receiving the following:

  • Special Prize Exhibition Fair of the Agricultural Center of Latacunga - November 1954.
  • Labor Merit Award granted by the Ministry of Labor and Human Resources - September 2001.
  • Special Prize Exhibition Fair of the Agricultural Center of Latacunga - November 2002.
  • Recognition for the brilliant business career and contribution to provincial advancement, granted by the Provincial Council of Cotopaxi - 2003.
  • Ekos Award, Best medium company in the 2013 drinks category.
  • Ekos Award, Best medium company in the 2014 drinks category.
  • Gold Medal for the taste and quality of the Product awarded by Monde Selection of Belgium, 2015.
  • Luigi Ripalda Bonilla Award granted by the Municipality of Latacunga, to the development of the province- November 2016.

Currently

Fuentes San Felipe currently has 45 employees and 45 distributors, with a variety of products in still and sparkling water, under various presentations, in returnable and disposable containers. We have ventured with the passing of years in variety of soft drinks with the Felipín brand.

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Our mission

To provide freshness and pleasure by bottling natural mineral water and healthy drinks, with excellent customer service, through various personalized channels.

Our vision

To be an innovative bottling company of natural mineral water and healthy beverages, nationally and internationally, with permanent renewal in technology and automation, always focused on new distribution networks.

Our values

  • Perseverance
  • Commitment
  • Solidarity
  • Teamwork

Our values

  • Perseverance
  • Commitment
  • Solidarity
  • Teamwork

Principles of the brand

Vitality

Refreshing providing energy, health and well-being.

Passion and joy

Taste, desire and commitment to do things.

Strength

Overcome and face challenges with courage.

Prudence

Act in a fair and adequate manner.