Hawaiian Springs, LLC, a Hawaii-based premium natural bottled water brand, has expanded its distribution in Southern California with two new distributors. Since the first quarter of 2012, John Lenore & Company and Trent Beverage Company have increased the ability of Southern California residents to purchase and enjoy Hawaii’s naturally lava-filtered premium water.
“John Lenore & Company and Trent Beverage Company are known in the industry for supplying quality products,” said Clint Welker, National Sales Manager for Hawaiian Springs Water. “They will be a major asset in expanding availability in Southern California of one of the world’s finest natural artesian waters from the Big Island of Hawaii.”
Both distributors will carry Hawaiian Springs Water in 500 ml, 1L and 1.5L bottles. John Lenore & Company, an established distributor for over 45 years, deepens the brand’s reach with access to over 4,000 accounts in San Diego County, CA.
”We’re very selective and are pleased to add Hawaiian Springs Water to our list of high quality beverage products,” said Sean Nichols, Vice President of Sales at John Lenore & Company. “Our company is constantly seeking out new products that support its focus of providing healthy, ‘good for you’ snacks and beverages.”
Trent Beverage Company, headquartered in Palm Desert, CA, delivers to over 1,700 accounts in Riverside, San Bernardino, Kern and Imperial Counties.
“We service the fastest growing county in the state of California and one of the top five largest counties in the state,” said Bruce Trent, CEO of Trent Beverage. “Retailers come to us for the new premium, great tasting beverages and snacks to fill customer demand.”
Hawaiian Springs is sourced from an artesian aquifer at the base of the Mauna Loa volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii, and has been distributed in the U.S. mainland since 2009. The increased distribution points in Southern California at local markets, convenience stores, restaurants, and other businesses serviced by Trent Beverage and John Lenore & Company, will add to the significant retail growth Hawaiian Springs has experienced over the past few years.
In December 2011, the company announced expanded distribution to the New York Market with 170 locations in the New York Metro Market, including 30 Gristedes Stores and more than 100 other independent market retailers throughout New York City. In September 2011, Hawaiian Springs Water added 105 H-E-B grocery stores in Texas and 13 AJ’s Fine Foods stores in Arizona.
In 2011, Hawaiian Springs’ expanded its retail presence on the U.S. mainland by 85 percent. It also distributes its natural artesian water in Canada, Japan, China and Hong Kong.
About Hawaiian Springs
Hawaiian Springs began bottling its young, natural, artesian water in February 1995. Drawn from a highly sustainable artesian aquifer at the base of Mauna Loa on the Big Island of Hawaii, Hawaiian Springs bottles its water directly from the source within 30 days of falling as Arctic rain. Hawaiian Springs is one of the finest natural waters available today, with a distinctive, slightly sweet taste and delivering a moment of what makes Hawaii special. Hawaiian Springs is available throughout the Hawaiian Islands, as well as the U.S. mainland, Canada and Asia, at leading supermarkets and natural food retailers such as AJ’s Fine Foods, Bel Air, Bristol Farms, Gelson’s Markets, Gristedes, H-E-B stores, Lucky’s, Mollie Stone’s, Mother’s Market, Nob Hill Foods, Raley’s, SaveMart, Sprouts Farmers Market, Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers and Whole Foods.