Clear Alaskan Glacial Water Begins to Flow in the People’s Republic of China
(ANCHORAGE, AK., Sept. 9, 2013) --Alaska Brands Group, LLC, producers of Alaska’s premium natural glacial water brand, Clear Alaskan Glacial®, has announced a marketing, territory and sales partnership with one of China’s premiere food-marketing enterprises, CHIC of Shanghai, China. Recently ranked in the top three for exceptional taste at the 2013 World Water Expo in Shanghai, China. Clear Alaskan Glacier® will be available throughout the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) beginning October 2013.
“We are pleased to announce our entry in the Peoples Republic of China,” said Gregory Galik, Founder and Chairman, Alaska Brands Group. “Our announcement today concludes a year of planning for entry into what is one of the fastest growing global economies and largest consumer markets for premium bottled water. It also adds to a strong Asian presence for Clear Alaskan Glacier® which is currently selling successfully in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.”
Tom Chin, International Director / Strategist) for Chic in Shanghai, China is also pleased with this new marketing relationship. “Chic is honored to partner with Alaska Brands Group to introduce Clear Alaskan Glacial® in China. Chic is known for its work in its quality supply chain, including innovation and processing of pure, high-quality food and beverage products for our customers in China and globally. We searched the world for the finest water that matched our quality standards, and believe that Clear Alaskan Glacial® will be well received in our country.”
Noted for its exceptional purity, Clear Alaskan Glacial® is naturally alkaline, processed at the highest level of quality, and noted for a light, sweet taste. The water is sourced from Eklutna Lake formed with the retreat of the glaciers more than 10,000 years ago. The lake is located in the Chugach National Forest which provides a high level of protection from environmental impact.
CHIC is located in Shanghai, China is recognized as one of the world’s leading “from farm to table” agriculture organizations. Founded in 1997, CHIC today exceeds 10,000 employees globally, providing a wide-range of research & development, growing, harvesting, processing, packaging and logistics.
Alaska Brands Group, LLC is a manufacturer of water and beverage products located in Anchorage, Alaska. Founded in 2006, Alaska Brands is one of the most Northern beverage bottling companies in the world. The Company acquired the water production assets of legendary
Matanuska Maid Dairy in 2008, and has been providing pristine glacier water to markets in Alaska, North America and Asia ever since.