SOURCE: The Alkaline Water Company, Inc.

The Alkaline Water Company, Inc.

September 24, 2014 09:05 ET

Alkaline Water Co. Placed With 4 More Major Retailers in Southern California

Super King, Gelson's, Big Saver and Bestway Surf for Success With the Alkaline88 Wave

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Sep 24, 2014) - 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 3 liter and 1 gallon sizes under the trade name Alkaline88, is extremely pleased to make its first ever, same day, multi-chain announcement of product placement at four major retailers in Southern California.

"This exciting multiple placement comes as a result of efforts on behalf of the Company by our broker team at the Beacon United® Member Company, Co-Sales (www.co-sales.com) as well as the excellent distribution services provided by Unified Grocers, Inc.," states Steven Nickolas, Company CEO. "The addition of four new retail chains will be serviced by UNIX Packaging of Montebello, California. The UNIX arrangement which we announced in August, ensures our ability to offer even greater service to our growing list of current and future Southern California accounts." 

The four new retail outlets include Super King Markets (www.superkingmarkets.com) which will feature the 3 liter Alkaline88 product at six very high volume stores located and headquartered in the Los Angeles urban area. Next on the list is the eighteen store chain of Gelson's Markets (www.gelsons.com) which initially aims to offer the one gallon product featured in their October newsletter and prominently positioned on front end store displays. With 14 locations in the Los Angeles, Orange County and Riverside areas, Big Saver Foods (www.bigsaverfoods.com) is an excellent opportunity to increase product awareness with the extremely important Hispanic marketplace, and ensuring the regional consumer market is optimally served, Bestway Supermarkets (www.bestwaymarkets.com) plan for 3 liter product placement and front end displays at their six strategically located outlets rounds out this quartet of leading local retailers.

About The Alkaline Water Company, Inc. (OTCQB: WTER) and Products
The Company is the developer of Alkaline88, a premier bottled 8.8 pH balanced 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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