SOURCE: The Alkaline Water Company, Inc.

The Alkaline Water Company, Inc.

May 07, 2014 09:00 ET

Alkaline Water Co. and Roundy's Supermarkets Continue Alkaline88 Midwestern Market Penetration

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - May 7, 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 vendor acceptance and commencement of distribution with Roundy's Supermarkets under their Mariano's Fresh Market banner.

Roundy's Supermarkets (Roundy's) is a leading Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based supermarket chain with nearly $4.0 billion in sales and more than 23,000 employees. Founded in Milwaukee in 1872, the Company operates 167 retail grocery stores and 114 pharmacies in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois. Based on a proven traditional merchandising style and strategy, the Pick 'n Save, Rainbow and Copps brands are complemented by the Metro Market and Mariano's Fresh Market retail banners which deliver urban-contemporary product offerings with modern fixtures and amenities and a focus on high-end food products from around the globe. For more information, please visit www.roundys.com and www.marianos.com.

Steven Nickolas, President & CEO of The Alkaline Water Company, Inc., states, "This agreement is fantastic news. With Mariano's Fresh Markets' focus on healthy food and beverage choices for the 'urban consumer' Alkaline 88 is a natural fit for their target market. This is another highly valued relationship in our continuing 2014 national expansion campaign."

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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