The Alkaline Water Company Inc., developers of an innovative state of the art proprietary electrolysis beverage process that has been packaged and sold in 3 liter and 1 gallon sizes under the trade name Alkaline88, is pleased to enjoy another step forward in its ongoing national expansion plan with today's announced purchase order placed by Marsh Supermarkets, a key midwestern retailer.
Since 1931, Marsh (www.marsh.net) has built a heritage of serving customers in its hometown communities throughout Indiana and Ohio. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Marsh operates 63 Marsh Supermarkets and 3 O'Malia's Food Markets along with managing 15 MainStreet Market locations throughout the region. Marsh has the distinction of being the first grocery store in the world to use electronic scanners to ring up purchases. The company employs nearly 9,000 dedicated individuals serving over two million customers weekly.
Alkaline Water Co. President & CEO Steven Nickolas comments, "We are truly delighted to make this announcement today, partly because we calculate that this new relationship puts us firmly in 22 of the top 75 grocery retailers across the nation. Our national expansion strategy calls for a solid presence in the Midwest and the team at Marsh are poised to significantly propel our penetration throughout this vital territory. Lastly, I want to also note that Marsh relies on the excellent distribution services provided by sector leading C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (www.cswg.com), another key partner in our rapidly expanding distribution network."
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, available at www.sec.gov. For more information, visit www.thealkalinewaterco.com.