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Essentia Water Expands Retail Presence

Essentia Water increases its retail presence in grocery and specialty stores as a result of partnerships with retailers including Albertsons, Raley’s Supermarkets and The Fresh Market. “Establishing partnerships with these prominent grocery and specialty retailers is a testament to our brand’s strength in its category,” said Ken Uptain, Essentia’s president. Uptain notes that Essentia has experienced nine consecutive years of growth. In 2012, its overall sales revenues grew by more than 50 percent and Essentia also became the No. 1 selling bottled water brand in natural channel.