DRINKmaple Expands Distribution into 1,030 Kroger Stores Nationwide

bottle_1ST. ALBANS, VT (May 9, 2016) – DRINKmaple, the nation’s leading premium pure maple water brand, announces a nationwide sweep of retailer rollouts this month. Newly signed on with Kroger, the largest supermarket chain in the U.S., DRINKmaple will officially expand into 1,030 stores across the country on May 29. Divisions include Fred Meyer in the Pacific Northwest, King Soopers in the Rocky Mountains, Smith’s in the Southwest and Northwest, Fry’s in Arizona, Ralphs in Southern California and more, solidifying DRINKmaple’s national presence.

Earlier this month, the maple water brand rolled out into Costco locations in the Northeast, offering an exclusive 6-pack of 12 oz. bottles priced at $9.59. Consumers can also now find the product at Wakefern/ShopRite Supermarkets and Whole Foods Markets Mid-Atlantic locations, DRINKmaple’s third U.S. Whole Foods region, with its fourth in the UK.

“This spring brought us our third and most prolific sap season since inception two years ago,” said Kate Weiler, co-founder and CEO of DRINKmaple. “With our brand new facility intact, we have been able to expand our production capacity and support these distribution gains. We’re excited that we will be getting our product into the hands of people throughout the country – a milestone that came quickly, and something we attribute to all of our loyal consumers and hardworking team.”

Launched in May 2014, DRINKmaple pure maple water is a premium, plant-based single-ingredient beverage consisting of the raw sap tapped directly from sugar maple trees in Vermont. Offering 46 naturally occurring vitamins, minerals, polyphenols, antioxidants and prebiotics, DRINKmaple was founded upon the hope that people of all lifestyles enjoy the unprecedented benefits of maple water, a natural hydration beverage boasting a subtle hint of sweet maple flavor.

DRINKmaple’s sister beverage, DRINKmelon Pure Watermelon Water, will launch this June with rapid sales and distribution growth projected.

To learn more, visit: www.drinkmaple.com.

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About DRINKmaple:

DRINKmaple pure maple water is the sap that comes straight from maple trees. It is a natural hydration that boasts a subtle hint of maple flavor. Containing 46 naturally occurring vitamins, minerals, polyphenols, antioxidants and prebiotics, this refreshing beverage is naturally low in calories, gluten-free, dairy-free, organic, vegan and non-GMO. The sap is obtained by sustainably tapping the trunks of American-grown maple trees on USDA-certified organic family-run farms in Vermont. Once harvested, DRINKmaple sets the industry standard, boasting a “tree to bottle” experience in an effort to preserve the sap’s freshness, quality, taste and nutritional benefits.