Chicago, IL – (July 6, 2015) – Protein2o Inc., manufacturer of the nation’s top selling low-calorie, high protein waters, announced a distribution deal with grocery retailer Giant Eagle. The Pittsburgh, PA based grocery chain will carry Protein2o Grape Splash, Berry Splash and Wild Cherry Splash in 16.9 oz. bottles. Products will be distributed through a partnership with United Natural Foods Inc. throughout their stores located in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Maryland.
“The acceptance of Protein2o waters by Giant Eagle for placement into all of their locations is a major step for us given their stellar reputation for quality products,” said Brian Stuckelman, VP of Sales at Protein2o Inc. “Their high standards and health conscious business model are perfectly aligned with our company’s values—they are committed to offering their customers healthier choices and we believe Protein2o is a natural extension to this commitment.”
In addition to Giant Eagle, leading retailers like Jewel Osco, Lunds and Byerlys, Mariano’s and Fareway have added Protein2o to their beverage mix in recent months.
Protein2o is the first line of naturally flavored, low-calorie waters enhanced with 15g of protein and electrolytes giving consumers a way to stay hydrated while also providing an impressive amount of protein (30% RDA) to keep bodies in optimal health. With only 70 calories, Protein2o is the lowest calorie RTD protein beverage available and it is the ideal beverage for anyone wanting to lose weight, improve their physique, stay energized, or simply live a healthy lifestyle.
Protein2o was born from the crazy idea that there’s a better way to consume the two most important nutrients to our body, water and protein. A way that doesn’t taste chalky and isn’t filled with calories, carbs or even sugar. Behold, Protein2o, crisp, clean water enhanced with 15g of protein to nourish your body and electrolytes to keep you hydrated. Our light, thirst-quenching flavors will make your taste buds’ dreams come true and change the way you think about protein. To learn more, visit us at drinkprotein2o.com or join the protein movement @protein2o.
About Giant Eagle
Giant Eagle Inc. is one of the nation’s largest food retailers and distributors with approximately $9.3 billion in annual sales, making it one of the 40 largest privately held and family-operated companies in the USA. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with 218 supermarket locations throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Maryland.