SCOTTSDALE, AZ–(Marketwired – Aug 8, 2016) – The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCQB: WTER) (the “Company”), producer of premier bottled alkaline drinking water, packaged and sold in 500ml, 700ml, 1-liter, 3-liter and 1-gallon sizes under the trade name Alkaline88, proudly announced today that Ingles Markets, Inc. is launching Alkaline88 products in their stores in the Southeastern United States. They will be placing the One (1) Gallon, Three (3) Liter and One (1) Liter sizes, in all 203 stores. This follows similar moves by other major chains, including United Supermarkets, Winn Dixie and Harvey, which are now distributing the company’s products, as more retailers and consumers recognize the health and dietary benefits of alkaline water.
Alkaline Water Company President & CEO, Steven P. Nickolas notes, “Ingles is a preeminent supermarket chain and, along with Winn Dixie, gives us a very strong retail presence throughout the South. Since opening one of our six manufacturing facilities in Georgia, it has allowed us to synergize our growth in the Southeastern United States. Ingles is a key part of that strategy.”
Ingles Markets, Inc. was founded in 1963, with corporate offices in Black Mountain, North Carolina. Ingles has been a leading regional supermarket chain with 203 stores serving the states of Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Known for large “state of the art” stores, they feature an extensive variety of high quality products. Find out more at www.ingles-markets.com.
About The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCQB: WTER): The Alkaline Water Company is a premier bottler of alkaline drinking water, with an 8.8-pH balance. The Company has developed an innovative state of the art proprietary electrolysis beverage process that enhances its product with trace minerals and electrolytes and produces water high in alkalinity. The company is focused on the business of distributing and marketing the retail sale of its cost-effective packaged Alkaline88 water beverage products. The Alkaline Water Company Inc. is currently in the midst of a national mass-market expansion program and is available for consumer sales at over 25,000 major retail locations across the United States. Learn more about The Alkaline Water Company by visiting: www.thealkalinewaterco.com.
About Alkaline88: Alkaline88 is a premier bottled alkaline drinking water with an 8.8-pH balance. The product offers consumers the unique opportunity to purchase alkaline water in conveniently packaged 500ml, 700ml, and 1-liter, 3-liter and 1-gallon sizes. Learn more about the science of Alkaline88 at www.alkaline88.com.
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