SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Nov 10, 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, today announced that they have chosen Young's Market Company Hawaii as their wholesaler in the state of Hawaii. Founded in 1888, Young's Market Company is the industry leader in wholesale distribution of wines, spirits and select beverages in the Western United States. Young's acquired two established wholesale firms in Hawaii, Better Brands Ltd. and Cereal & Fruit Products, creating Young's Market Company of Hawaii.
The Alkaline Water Company's agreement with Young's Market Company entails placement of the Alkaline88 brand in 7-11 convenience outlets throughout the Islands, Food Pantry Stores and several other independent retail stores in Hawaii. The agreement also includes distribution in many Accents and Lamonts hotel specialty shops that are located in prominent hotels such as Marriott, Westin, Hyatt, Ala Moana and others, as well as Whalers General Stores. The Company expects to add additional locations in the state in early spring 2017.
"We are excited to work with Young's Market Company of Hawaii. Young's Market has been serving the people of Hawaii and its international tourists for almost 50 years. Their support of Alkaline88 will only accelerate our presence here and around the globe. Young's already has made a tremendous impact by expanding our overall distribution throughout the Islands. Alkaline88 can now be found throughout the six major islands," states Richard A. Wright, COO of The Alkaline Water Company Inc.
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 healthy, alkaline water for a balanced lifestyle. The company is focused on the business of distributing and marketing the retail sale of its cost-effective 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 in 500ml, 700ml, and 1-liter, 3-liter and 1-gallon sizes. Learn more about the science of Alkaline88 at www.alkaline88.com.
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