Currently, the Flava Caps are sized to be single use and hold concentrate for a 16.9 oz or 20 oz bottle. However, our design is scalable and can be made larger or smaller to accommodate different amounts of powdered drink mix. For instance, our cap not only fits across all of the single-serve bottles but will also work on a 1 or 2 liter bottle. By increasing the size of the powder chamber and optimizing the formulation, we could potentially flavor a 2 liter which would roughly be the same as four 16.9 oz bottles.
As far as how many times you can reuse your bottles, it really depends upon how well they are washed out. The American Chemistry Council states that, “It is okay to reuse these bottles, after washing them”.
The next steps for us involve developing production samples, securing purchase orders, and building tooling & equipment. Every step in our manufacturing model has been quoted multiple times and relationships have been established with our potential manufacturing partners & vendors. With proper funding we could be operational within 6 months.
In order to mass produce the Flava Cap, it would involve progressive investments in tooling & equipment. Of course, the demand for the product would have to be established as well. We do have interest from some of the largest companies in the world. All it would really take would be a licensing or manufacturing deal with one of the major players.