SOURCE: The Alkaline Water Company, Inc.

The Alkaline Water Company, Inc.

April 29, 2014 08:30 ET

Alkaline Water Co. Initiates Distribution With Core-Mark

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2014) - The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCBB: WTER) (the "Company"), developers of an innovative state of the art proprietary electrolysis beverage process, packaged and sold in 3 liter and 1 gallon sizes under the trade name Alkaline88, is pleased to announce initial product acceptance at Core-Mark International's Corona, California distribution center. In related news, the Company will be participating at the Core-Mark Las Vegas Trade Show on May 9 & 10th in order to introduce the product line to the Corona, Los Angeles, Bakersfield and Las Vegas divisions.

Core-Mark is one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America. Founded in 1888, Core-Mark offers a full range of products, marketing programs and technology solutions to approximately 30,000 customer locations in the U.S. and Canada through 28 state-of-the-art logistics and supply chain management distribution centers. Two of Core-Mark's distribution centers are dedicated to the purchasing and distribution of general merchandise, health and beauty care and frozen products. These strategic consolidation facilities enable Core-Mark to deliver more competitive pricing, expanded product selection and improved fill rates to their customers. Core-Mark also operates two Third Party Logistic (3PL) distribution facilities, each dedicated to supporting the logistics and management requirements of two of its major partners; Circle K and Valero. Core-Mark services a wide selection of customers including traditional retailers, grocers, drug, liquor and specialty stores, as well as other stores that carry convenience products. For more information, please visit www.core-mark.com.

Steven Nickolas, President & CEO of The Alkaline Water Company, Inc., states, "Core-Mark is a major North American presence and we trust that our initial acceptance will soon grow to encompass their entire network. We are very grateful to have this opportunity and look forward to making the acquaintance of as many parts of the Core-Mark team as we can during the upcoming trade show."

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 packaged Alkaline88 water beverage products. Visit us at: www.thealkalinewaterco.com.

About Alkaline Water Products
Alkaline88's premier alkaline water is an 8.8 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 (plus 700ml in select markets). 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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