BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Beverly Hills Drink Company, the maker of Beverly Hills 9OH2O, the world’s first crafted water and winner of the prestigious World’s Best Water Award, today announced that it has entered into a multi-year, multi-million dollar distribution agreement with Dubai-based VKOB Beverages, a leading distributor of non-alcoholic specialty beverages.
Through the distribution agreement, Beverly Hills 9OH2O will be distributed in the following Middle Eastcountries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, and could represent over $20 million in revenues over the next three years. In addition, VKOB Beverages will also distribute the products inMorocco, North Africa and Chile, South America. With this latest agreement, Beverly Hills 9OH2O products will be distributed on five continents, including North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. This deal is part of Beverly Hills Drink Company’s aggressive worldwide expansion; the company is currently seeking qualified exclusive distributors for other territories on these five continents as well as Australia.
“We are delighted to have been selected as the exclusive water in VKOB’s portfolio of world-leading beverages,” said Jon Gluck, president and co-founder of Beverly Hills Drink Company. “VKOB is a very successful company with an excellent reputation, and we are looking forward to working with them to bring our extraordinary products to even more water lovers around the world.”
“We are looking forward to a long association with our friends at Beverly Hills Drink Company,” said Hakim Qedira, CEO of VKOB Beverages. “They are an impressive team that has created truly unique products with exciting potential in our territories.”
About VKOB Beverages
VKOB Beverages is a leading distributor of non-alcoholic specialty beverages, with esteemed customers such as Dubai World Trade Centre, Emirates Airlines, Hilton Worldwide, Jumeirah Group, and Rotana Group. The company is owned by a private equity group headed by several leading international soccer stars.
About Beverly Hills Drink Company
Dedicated to “Making Beverages for a Better Life,” Beverly Hills Drink Company is creating some of the most extraordinary patent-protected beverages in the marketplace today. Its winning formula creates the ultimate beverage products, successfully combining exceptionally healthy compositions, highly preferred tastes, and extremely attractive packaging.
About Beverly Hills 9OH2O
Beverly Hills 9OH2O is the flagship brand of Beverly Hills Drink Company, sold and served by leading restaurants, hotels, food markets, and other establishments worldwide. The product line consists of the Lifestyle, Sommelier, Luxury, and Diamond Collections. By combining pristine spring water from the Californiamountains with carefully selected natural minerals, an expert team led by the world’s foremost water sommelier Martin Riese crafted the proprietary formulations to be the ultimate in taste, health, and pairing. 9OH2O Lifestyle is an everyday premium water for the wider market. It is competitively priced to other market-leading premium waters, and beautifully packaged in a stunning sapphire blue 500mL BPA-free PET bottle with special UV protection. For the on-premise market, 9OH2O Sommelier delivers a premium 750mL high-quality glass wine-style bottle. It is also competitively priced to other market-leading premium waters. 9OH2O Luxury is an ultrapremium product in a category all by itself. Exquisitely packaged in a 1L diamond-like fine glass bottle with a uniquely tapered hexagonal design, it is perfect for the finest dining, formal occasions, luxury and VIP gifting, and official functions. The crown jewel of the Beverly Hills 9OH2O product line is the Diamond Collection, limited to only nine bottles in the world and featuring white gold caps set with over 600 G/VS white diamonds and over 250 black diamonds, totaling 14 carats. It is priced at $100,000 per bottle making it the most expensive bottle of water in the world. Each bottle comes in a custom secured presentation case together with four engraved Baccarat crystal tumblers, and it is presented in person by water sommelier Martin Riese at a private water tasting.