Ontario, Canada-based Flow Alkaline Spring Water opened this month a $15.5 million, 55,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Augusta County, Virginia. Flow founder and CEO Nicholas Reichenbach told BevNET that the facility will act as a new “homebase” for manufacturing of products sold in the U.S. while its Canadian operations will serve the international market.
Flow Alkaline Spring Water, the premium, naturally alkaline spring water brand announced their partnership with Shawn Mendes and music manager Andrew Gertler today. Shawn Mendes and Andrew Gertler have joined the company as investors and advisors.
With the introduction of two new flavors, Blackberry-Hibiscus and Grapefruit-Elderflower, Flow Alkaline Spring Water is continuing to capture “the sophisticated flavor tone of what our target market is looking for in hydration but also in an infused flavor around detoxing," according to founder and CEO Nicholas Reichenbach.
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