Transaction expected to bring significant strategic, financial benefits
September 10, 2019
Scottsdale, Ariz.-based The Alkaline Water Co. Inc. and Los Angeles-based AQUAhydrate announced they have entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger under which Alkaline will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock and preferred stock of AQUAhydrate in an all-stock transaction.
Bottled water company unveiled new integrated marketing campaign during quarter
July 25, 2019
Essentia, Bothell, Wash., ended the 2019 second quarter with $67 million sales, based on sales data from Information Resources Inc. (IRI) ending June 16. Finishing with $22 million above the second quarter of 2018, an increase of 47 percent, this represents the company’s most successful quarter, it adds.
GameTime Sports Drink features natural ingredients, low sugar
February 21, 2017
GameTime Hydration Inc., the New York-based parent company of GameTime Sports Drink, announced the launch of a line of alkaline water sports drinks. The initial line includes an alkaline water and three flavored drinks — Punch, Lime and Mango — that have been infused with minerals and vitamins for a crisp, clean taste, the company says.
As health and wellness gains more attention from consumers, some food and beverage categories have faced new challenges. However, the bottled water market is one beverage category that has benefited from the increased prevalence of better-for-you products as more consumers strive to lead healthier lives.
Since starting his first bottled water company in Hawaii in 1980, and subsequently launching more than 50 bottled water plants in seven countries, Steven Nickolas has had a longtime fascination with the hydrating benefits of water.
Nitrate-free bottled water brand launches in Kroger stores across US
May 31, 2016
New York-based Aqua Carpatica has earned national distribution for its naturally sparkling mineral and still spring varieties in Kroger stores. The brand's authorization at Kroger will significantly increase availability for its naturally alkaline, nitrate-free waters throughout the United States, the company says.
The December year-end issue features a cover story on “Innovations of the Year” and check out the companies honored with “best packages of the year.” The issue also includes a special report on contract packaging, the growth of private-label products and why “Opportuni-Teas” continue to abound for tea ingredients. As usual, the latest trends in new products, packaging and ingredients are highlighted. Happy Holidays to all!
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