SCOTTSDALE, AZ–(Marketwired – Oct 12, 2017) – The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCQB : WTER ), with products bottled under the trademark Alkaline88® (the “Company”), is pleased to announce that Publix Super Markets Inc. (Publix), the world’s largest employee-owned company, headquartered in Lakeland, Florida, has begun making Alkaline88’s® one (1) gallon premium water available to its customers in the southeastern USA.
“Publix is considered one of the top companies in the United States and was recently named the 2017 Retailer of the Year by Store Brands Magazine. Including Alkaline88® in its product mix is another milestone in increasing our national brand awareness,” states Ricky Wright, the Alkaline Water Company Inc.’s President and CEO.
“We are honored Publix chose Alkaline88’s® one (1) gallon premium water as a ‘new product’ offering to its customers. We know its customers will appreciate that our smooth-tasting premium Alkaline88® water is created using no buffers. We continue to work diligently to enhance our brand name and shareholder value. With over 50 million consumers in its marketplace, the presence of Alkaline88® on Publix shelves is another major step in fulfilling our mission to be the nation’s best-selling alkaline water,” concludes Mr. Wright.
About Publix Super Markets Inc. (Publix)
Publix, with headquarters in Lakeland, Florida, is the 10th-largest-volume supermarket chain in the country and ranked #87 on the Fortune 500. The chain employs over 191,000 people with 1,146 store locations across the Southeast, and had total retail sales of $34 billion in 2016. It was recently named Retailer of the Year by Store Brands Magazine (2017) and was recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the most admired companies for the 23rd year in a row (1994-2017). Publix is a mission-driven company striving to be the premier quality food retailer in the world. For more information visit http://corporate.publix.com/.
About the Alkaline Water Company Inc.
The Alkaline Water Company Inc. ( OTCQB : WTER ) 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 for retail sale of its cost-effectively packaged Alkaline88® water beverage products. Visit 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 500ml, 700ml, one-liter, three-liter and one-gallon sizes. The Alkaline Water Company Inc. is currently in the midst of a national mass-market expansion program, in which its product is becoming available for consumer sales at a growing number of major retail locations across the United States. Learn more about the science behind alkaline water by visiting www.thealkalinewaterco.com.
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