BALA CYNWYD, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Skinny Nutritional Corp. (OTCBB:SKNY), today announced a new distribution agreement with Dr. Pepper 7Up Bottling of the West. This agreement will service counties in California, Nevada, Idaho and Wyoming. This agreement with Dr Pepper 7Up Bottling of the West complements existing distribution agreements bringing Skinny Water® to a total of 28 distributors. Skinny continues to build its number of chain authorized accounts, currently over 2000 stores, nationally in all Target Stores and regionally with Acme Markets and Giant in the Mid-Atlantic, and Albertson’s in Arizona.
Dr. Pepper 7Up Bottling of the West has been in business for 104 years and has been bottling and distributing 7Up since 1933. Some of the other non-alcoholic brands they distribute are Fiji, Snapple, Nantucket Nectars, Rockstar, Sunkist, All Sport, Deja Blue and RC Cola. Skinny Water® will be distributed from Dr. Pepper 7Up’s warehouses Boise, ID, Reno, NV and Chico, CA.
“We are very excited to have Dr. Pepper 7Up Bottling of the West join the list of distributors who have jumped on board,” says Ron Wilson President and CEO of Skinny Nutritional Corp. “Their long history in the non-alcoholic beverage business and their relationships with chain stores in their territory will get Skinny Water® launched successfully in this market.”
“We are very excited to bring on Skinny Water. We believe that Skinny Water is a great beverage, especially for consumers looking for a beverage that tastes great without the guilt of sugar or calories,” says Ed Frazer, President and Owner of Dr. Pepper 7Up Bottling Company of the West.
The Skinny Water® lineup features six flavors, including Acai Orange Cranberry Tangerine (Wake Up), Grape Blueberry (Hi-Energy), Raspberry Pomegranate (Crave Control), Goji Fruit Punch (Shape), Passionfruit Lemonade (Total-V), and Peach Mango Mandarin (XXX-Detox).
For more information about Skinny Nutritional Corp. or Skinny Water®, please contact Don McDonald at 610-784-2000 ext. 103, or write to Don`skinnyco.com.
ABOUT SKINNY NUTRITIONAL CORP.
Headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, Pa., Skinny Nutritional Corp. is the exclusive worldwide distributor of Skinny Water®, a zero-calorie, zero-sugar, zero-sodium and zero-preservative enhanced water. Skinny Water comes in six great tasting flavors that include Acai Grape Blueberry, Goji Fruit Punch, Peach Mango Mandarin, Raspberry Pomegranate, Lemonade Passionfruit and Orange Cranberry Tangerine. Skinny Nutritional Corp. also expects to launch additional branded products, including Skinny Tea®, Skinny Shakes®, Skinny Java™, and other Skinny branded beverages. For more information, visit www.SkinnyWater.com.
SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT
This news release contains forward-looking statements as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events or performance and underlying assumptions and other statements, which are other than statements of historical facts. When used in this release, the words “believe,” “anticipate,” “think,” “intend,” “plan,” “will be,” “expect,” and similar expressions identify such forward-looking statements. These statements are subject to uncertainties and risks including, but not limited to, risks set forth in documents filed by the Company from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All such forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, and whether made by, or on behalf of, the Company, are expressly qualified by these cautionary statements and any other cautionary statements which may accompany the forward-looking statements. In addition, the Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.