SodaStream is the one home product you need, but don’t realize you do until you get one. How many times have you been out for dinner, and the server asks, would you like still or sparkling water? If you’re like me, you go for the sparkling since it’s not something you always have at home, and it’s sort of a special treat.

Basically, what SodaStream does is turn your regular tap water into a sparkling seltzer at the touch of a button. No more buying cans or bottles to get your bubbly fix. The brand also recently launched bubly Drops, in a variety of flavours that will upgrade your sparkling water into a refreshing fizzle of fun. You can also try squeezing fresh lemon or lime in as well, but be sure to only add any flavouring after you’ve carbonated your bottle.

An Original Variety 3 or 6-Pack includes blackberry, lime, grapefruit, strawberry, cherry, and mango bubly drops – no calories. no sweeteners. all smiles. One 40ml bubly drops bottle makes about 12L* of bubly sparkling water.

There are several machine options below that fit any budget:

Original Fizzi slim sparkling water maker has been designed to fit into any kitchen space, without needing electricity, for all of your at home carbonation needs. The reusable bottle reduces plastic waste, coupled with the convenience of unlimited sparkling water any time you like.

Available in: Black, White, Ice Blue, Yellow and Pink

Fizzi Bubly is SodaStream’s newest launch, a collaboration with bubly, the sparkling water brand from PepsiCo. The kit includes an Original Fizzi Sparkling Water Maker and bubly drops for SodaStream in refreshing flavors bubly fans know and love – Black Fizzi with Cherry Drops & Icy Blue Fizzi with Blackberry Drops. Grab this limited edition maker quick!


One Touch is SodaStream’s newest electric sparkling water maker that carbonates water at just the touch of a button. Entertain your guests at ease with the convenience of sparkling water any time you like – no need for lugging cases of sparkling water to your home. The Fizzi One Touch, available in black or white, offers three levels of carbonation for perfectly customized drinks.


The SodaStream Aqua Fizz is a premium sparkling water machine, allowing users to cut down on plastic waste all while maintaining a sleek design. The machine comes with two reusable 620ml glass carafes, a C0₂ carbonator that carbonates up to 60 liters of fresh sparling water and no electricity is required.

Each kit comes with the machine, a full CO2 cylinder, and a custom fitting 1L solid plastic bottle. It’s all so easy to set up that it literally comes with pictorial instructions only, and there’s not need for batteries or a plug to operate it!

Watch this short video to see how easy it is to set up your Soda Stream at home. The Soda Stream is the perfect companion to making everything from a refreshing glass of sparkling water, to your favourite mocktails and cocktails. Check out these recipe suggestions. It’s also the perfect refreshing snack companion at home or on-the-go.

When a CO₂ cylinder is empty, customers simply exchange it for a full one at any participating retailer, paying only the cost of a gas refill. Customer support is friendly and fun, from product registration, to the newsletter and online video tutorials. As well, you’re helping the environment by not purchasing individual bottles or cans of sparkling water, and making it at home guarantees maximum fizz not sitting on a store shelp.

All items are available at:, Amazon, Walmart, Target, Williams Sonoma and other retailers.

About the Author

Bryen Dunn is a freelance journalist based in Toronto with a focus on tourism, lifestyle, entertainment and community issues. He has written several travel articles and has an extensive portfolio of celebrity interviews with musicians, actors and other public personalities. He’s willing to take on any assignments of interest, attend parties with free booze, listen to rants, and travel the world in search of the great unknown. He’s eager to discover the new, remember the past, and look into the future.