ÖLFUS, Iceland (March 28, 2011) —Icelandic Water Holdings ehf, announces today that their award-winning CarbonNeutral® natural spring water, Icelandic Glacial will be available in the popular and ever-growing convenience retail chain Circle K throughout the US beginning March 1st.
The scope of the new distribution agreement spans over 36 states along the West Coast, Southwest, Southeast and Midwestern Regions of the US in over 3,640 Circle K locations including over 400 of the participating Circle K – On the Run Franchises.
“We are delighted to provide our premium water to Circle K’s vast marketplace,” said Jon Olafsson, Chairman and co-founder of Icelandic Glacial. “We can now deliver one of the world’s purest waters to an even broader demographic in the national marketplace.”
“Circle K is very enthusiastic about the beginning of what we feel will be a growing and prosperous business partnership with Icelandic Glacial. Having an exceptional product in our convenient retail stores will only add to our mutual success” said Russ Kidd, Category Manager Package Beverage of Circle K.
Renowned for its award winning bottle design, exceptional purity and environmental credentials, Icelandic Glacial is bottled at the source from the legendary Ölfus Spring in Iceland to provide customers with a product of the very highest quality. As a result, it is already one of the fastest-growing super-premium bottled water in the United States.
About Icelandic Glacial Natural Spring Water
As the world’s first CarbonNeutral® certified bottled spring water for both product and operations, Icelandic Glacial delivers a water of exceptional purity to consumers with a “net zero” carbon footprint.
Located in Ölfus, Iceland, Icelandic Glacial is an environmental pioneer in the industry. The company uses 100% natural green energy in the form of geothermal and hydroelectric power to fuel production. The source of Icelandic Glacial is the legendary Ölfus Spring, a naturally replenished catchment zone formed during a massive volcanic eruption more than 4,500 years ago, and which has been deemed certifiably sustainable by Zenith International, Europe’s leading food and drinks consultancy.
Icelandic Glacial was named “Best Water of 2007” by industry experts BevNET, and also received accolades for the “Best Sustainability Initiative” at the 2007 BottledWaterWorld awards.
Icelandic Glacial is distributed in the United States by Anheuser-Busch, which took a 20 percent ownership stake in the company in July 2007.
For more information on Icelandic Glacial, go to www.icelandicglacial.com. Follow us on Twitter @”IcelandicWater” and Facebook @ “Icelandic Glacial Water”.