SOURCE: The Alkaline Water Company, Inc.

The Alkaline Water Company, Inc.

August 26, 2013 09:05 ET

Alkaline Water Co. Achieves National Distribution Availability With UNFI Network

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Aug 26, 2013) - The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCBB: WTER) ("Alkaline" or the "Company"), developers of an innovative, state of the art, proprietary electrolysis beverage process, packaged and sold as a bulk premier alkaline drinking water for balanced lifestyles, is pleased to announce its' bulk size, mineral enhanced Alkaline Water has received approval for inclusion as part of the United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) national distribution network.

United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) is the largest leading independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods and related products including nutritional supplements, personal care items and organic produce in the United States. UNFI services include marketing and promotional tools, merchandising, category management and store support services across a distribution operation consisting of 15 distribution centers and five main units: UNFI Eastern Region, UNFI Western Region, UNFI Canada, Albert's Organics and Select Nutrition. UNFI is the primary distributor to Wholefoods, Wild Oats Markets, food cooperatives, supermarkets and natural food stores. Visit: www.unfi.com.

Steven Nickolas, President and CEO of The Alkaline Water Company, states, "This announcement today is a milestone event, as we are now a national brand. We have moved beyond regional placement positioning directly into the national marketplace. We have committed to a 12 month promotional program with UNFI in order that thousands of retailers across the country will have the ability to more readily connect with the benefits of our Alkaline Water experience. We have completed the initial shipments to all UNFI distribution centers, so product can be provided immediately."

Additional details of the Company's business, finances, appointments and agreements can be found as part of the Company's continuous public disclosure as a reporting issuer with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") available at www.sec.gov. For more information, visit our website at www.thealkalinewaterco.com.

The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCBB: WTER)
The Alkaline Water Company Inc. has developed an innovative, state of the art, proprietary electrolysis process that produces healthy alkaline water for a balanced lifestyle. The company is focused on the business of distributing and marketing the retail sale of its cost-effectively bulk-packaged Alkaline Water beverage products.

About Alkaline Water Products
Alkaline Water is a pH balanced bottled alkaline drinking water enhanced with trace minerals and electrolytes. The product offers consumers the unique opportunity to purchase alkaline water in conveniently packaged three liter and one gallon sizes. The Alkaline Water Company Inc. is currently in the midst of a national mass markets expansion program and is already available for consumer sales at a growing number of major retail locations across many parts of the United States. Learn more about the science behind alkaline water by visiting www.thealkalinewaterco.com.

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