SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2016) - The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCQB: WTER) (the "Company"), developers of an innovative state of the art proprietary electrolysis beverage process packaged and sold in 500ml, 700ml, 1-liter, 3-liter and 1-gallon sizes under the trade name Alkaline88, are very pleased to announce record sales for the month of August 2016 with sales revenue exceeding $1,100,000.
For the first time ever, the single serving sizes 500ml, 700ml and 1-liter exceeded 12% of overall sales. This was due much to the efforts of new Direct to Store Distribution partners in the western USA. The record sales were supported by increased production at each of the six co-packing facilities located strategically across the United States. The company is now poised for growth throughout the remainder of the year.
Richard A. Wright, COO of The Alkaline Water Company, comments, "Another record month is a clear indicator that consumers across the nation are truly embracing our array of Alkaline88 products and they are the driving force behind us becoming one of the fastest growing beverage companies in the country. The efforts invested in our ongoing expansion plans along with our increased production capabilities are clearly paying off and the results are extremely positive."
About The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCQB: WTER):
The Alkaline Water Company Inc. has developed an innovative, state of the art, proprietary electrolysis process that produces alkaline water for a balanced lifestyle. The company is focused on the business of distributing and marketing the retail sale of its cost-effectively packaged Alkaline88 water beverage products. The Alkaline Water Company Inc. is currently in the midst of a national mass-market expansion program and is available for consumer sales at major retail locations across the United States. Learn more about The Alkaline Water Company Inc. by visiting: www.thealkalinewaterco.com.
Alkaline88 is a premier bottled alkaline drinking water with an 8.8-pH balance. Enhanced with trace minerals and electrolytes, the product offers consumers the unique opportunity to purchase alkaline water in conveniently packaged 500ml, 700ml, 1-liter, 3-liter and 1-gallon sizes. Learn more about the science of Alkaline88 at www.alkaline88.com.
Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements:
This news release contains "forward-looking statements." Statements in this press release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, that increased sales were due much to the efforts of our new Direct Store Distribution partners in the western USA, the record sales were supported by increased production at each of our six co-packing facilities, located strategically across the United States, and that the company is now poised for growth through the remainder of the year. The material assumptions supporting these forward-looking statements include, amongst others, that the demand for the Company's products will continue to significantly grow; that there will be continued expansion of direct store distributor sales; that there will be increased production capacity through implementation of new technology; that there will be an increase in the number of products available for sale to retailers and consumers; that there will be an expansion in geographical areas by national retailers carrying the Company's products; that there will be an expansion into new national and regional grocery retailers; and that the Company will be able to obtain additional capital to meet the Company's growing demand and satisfy the capital expenditure requirements needed to increase production and support sales activity. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and the Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable law, including the securities laws of the United States. Although the Company believes that any beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this news release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that any such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in the reports and other documents we file with the SEC, available at www.sec.gov.