Alkaline Water Co. Enters Southeastern USA With Whole Foods Market

Alkaline Water Co. Enters Southeastern USA With Whole Foods Market 
UNFI Distribution Agreement Delivers Breakout Opportunity for
SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/14 --   The Alkaline Water
Company Inc. (OTCBB: WTER) (the "Company"), developers of an
innovative state of the art proprietary electrolysis beverage
process, packaged and sold in 3 liter and 1 gallon sizes under the
trade name Alkaline88, is very pleased to announce its entry in to
the US Southeast with the commencement of initial shipments to
approximately 28 Whole Foods Market stores located in Alabama,
Georgia, South Carolina and Florida.  
Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market
( is the leading retailer of natural and organic
foods and America's first national "Certified Organic" grocer. In
fiscal year 2013, the Company had sales of approximately $13 billion
and currently has 374 stores in the United States, Canada, and the
United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market employs more than 80,000 team
members and has been ranked for 17 consecutive years as one of the
"100 Best Companies to Work For" in America by Fortune magazine. 
Steven Nickolas, President & CEO of The Alkaline Water Company, Inc.,
comments, "We are extremely pleased to announce our entry into the
Southeast, especially with a top specialty retailer like Whole Foods
Market. We want to thank our distribution partners at United Natural
Foods, Inc. (UNFI) for their part in making this possible. UNFI is
the largest leading independent national distributor of natural,
organic and specialty foods and related products and we are thrilled
to have their expertise and support in this breakout opportunity for
Additional details of the Company's business, finances, appointments
and agreements can be found as part of the Company's continuous
public disclosure as a reporting issuer with the Securities and
Exchange Commission ("SEC") available at For more
information, visit our website at  
The Alkaline Water Company, Inc. (OTCBB: WTER)
 The Alkaline Water
Company Inc. has developed an innovative, state of the art,
proprietary electrolysis process that produces healthy alkaline water
for a balanced lifestyle. The company is focused on the business of
distributing and marketing the retail sale of its cost-effectively
packaged Alkaline88 water beverage products. Visit us at:  
About Alkaline Water Products
 Alkaline88's premier alkaline water is
an 8.8 pH balanced bottled alkaline drinking water enhanced with
trace minerals and electrolytes. The product offers consumers the
unique opportunity to purchase alkaline water in conveniently
packaged three liter and one gallon sizes (plus 700ml in select
markets). The Alkaline Water Company Inc. is currently in the midst
of a national mass markets expansion program and is already available
for consumer sales at a growing number of major retail locations
across many parts of the United States. Learn more about the science
behind alkaline water by visiting 
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