Food City Showcases Healthy Innovation with WANU Water Launch

747November 14, 2016, ABINGDON, VA – Food City announced Monday that WANU Water is now available in more than 120 of their stores in the southeast. WANU, named one of the top 10 Breakout Brands of 2016 by Beverage World magazine, is a nutrient infused water, packed with 12 essential vitamins & nutrients, including non-GMO soluble fiber. Low calorie with zero sugar or artificial sweeteners, WANU’s clean, delicious hydration embodies the key components of a healthy diet: WAter + NUtrition.

“Food City is committed to bringing innovative, healthy products to our shoppers. WANU is an excellent fit for our health conscious consumers and we’re excited to have this opportunity to add WANU to our product portfolio,” said Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer.

“The biggest trend in our industry is consumers seeking beverages that help them lead a healthier lifestyle and WANU is uniquely formulated to meet their needs,” said Dr. Todd M. O’Gara, WANU’s founder and president. “Food City recognizes this trend and has moved very quickly to make WANU available to their shoppers. We are very thankful for this opportunity to partner with Food City and are excited to launch WANU into a new region.”

About WANU

WANU, short for WAter+NUtrition, is a great-tasting, innovative bottled water, infused with vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber. WANU is low calorie, sugar-free, certified vegan, and contains 11 of the 13 vitamins deemed essential by the Academy of Science. WANU is available in five delicious flavors; Watermelon Raspberry, Kiwi Cucumber, Peach Passion, Dark Cherry, and Strawberry Serrano Lime. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. For more information, please visit

About Food City

Headquartered in Abingdon, Virginia, K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. (Food City’s parent company) operates 135 retail outlets throughout southeast Kentucky, southwest Virginia, east Tennessee, Chattanooga and north Georgia. For more information, please visit