D&B Grocers Wholesale (distributor)

Skinny Water® has entered into a distribution agreement with D&B Grocers Wholesale. As a result of this agreement, the Company’s line of Skinny Water zero-calorie enhanced beverages will be distributed by D&B in certain selected counties within the state of Michigan. D&B currently supplies and services over 300 retail stores, including supermarkets, pharmacies, and convenience stores. The addition of D&B is expected to expand Skinny Water’s independent grocery footprint in Michigan. Headquartered in the Detroit suburb of Livonia, D&B Grocers Wholesale, Inc. has been in the distribution business for over a decade, expanding to multiple sales and distribution sites throughout the Midwestern states of Michigan, Ohio, Illinois and Indiana.

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Cott Corporation (distributor)

Skinny Water® has entered into an exclusive agreement with the Cliffstar subsidiary of the Cott Corporation, one of the world’s largest beverage companies focusing on private label and contract manufacturing. Cott operates soft drink, juice, water and other beverage bottling facilities in the United States, Canada, the U.K. and Mexico.  Cott markets beverage concentrates in over 50 countries around the world.

Independently, Skinny Water® is quickly expanding its popular beverage line, which is now available in all 50 states, along with the rapidly increasing demand among retailers for the products.  As a result of this agreement, Skinny Nutritional’s line of Skinny Water® zero-calorie enhanced beverages will be exclusively manufactured and distributed by Cott to selected new and existing customers through its retail channels, providing increased scalability for the Skinny Water® brand.

This agreement spans beverage production, raw materials procurement, research and development, freight management and retail inventory management. The agreement comes on the heels of Skinny Nutritional Corp.’s addition of many new regional distributors and new chain store authorizations in 2011.

Cott is one of the world’s largest beverage companies focusing on private label and contract manufacturing. With approximately 4,000 employees, Cott operates soft drink, juice, water and other beverage bottling facilities in the United States, Canada, the U.K. and Mexico.  Cott markets beverage concentrates in over 50 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.cott.com.

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