SOURCE: The Alkaline Water Company, Inc.

The Alkaline Water Company, Inc.

January 30, 2014 09:05 ET

Alkaline Water Co. Joins With Nature's Best to Maximize Western Distribution

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Jan 30, 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, today announces the commencement of orders with Nature's Best, headquartered in Brea, California.

Nature's Best (www.naturesbest.net) was founded in 1969 and today is the largest privately owned wholesaler-distributor of health and natural food products in the Natural Products Industry. The company provides a full-line of Certified Organic, Natural and Specialty products to retail stores throughout the South, Central and Western U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, and Asia. From their primary distribution centers in Chino, California and Flower Mound, Texas the company employs a fleet of multi-temperature delivery trucks providing the ability to single drop deliveries without minimum quantity requirements across all temperature zones and product categories. The Nature's Best team provides an end-to-end service specializing in Retail Marketing Support, Web Services, Business Analysis Tools and Sales/Category Management Consulting.

Steven Nickolas, President & CEO of The Alkaline Water Company, Inc., states, "As part of our recent travels we have been busy reaching out to initiate a number of potential opportunities. Our recent new business announcements, including today's, come as a result of those efforts, and we are very pleased to be able to continue to build an increasingly secure and robust pipeline of top-notch distribution agreements. Nature's Best is one such organization that clearly understands and is highly effective in the Natural and Health products category. This clarity of purpose sets them apart and will open doors for us in specialty retail environments that may have otherwise eluded us for some time." 

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

About Alkaline Water Products
Alkaline88's premier 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.

The Alkaline Water Company Inc. initially launched its bulk alkaline water products under the trade name Alkaline84. The trade name was later changed to Alkaline88 to better align with the pH level where chemists have identified benefits. Though the trade name is not prominent on the product label, it references the pH level of 8.8.

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