DS Waters of America, Inc., Owners of Standard Coffee®, Acquires Division of Cascade Coffee, Inc.

Aug 12, 2013, 10:06 ET from DS Waters of America, Inc.

ATLANTA, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DS Waters of America, Inc., owner of the Standard™ brand, announces the acquisition of the office coffee and water filtration service divisions of Cascade Coffee, Inc., headquartered in Everett, WA.  This is the company's first acquisition in the office coffee service or water filtration categories since March 2012 when DS Waters acquired The Standard Coffee Service Company.

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Cascade Coffee has delivered coffee services to businesses throughout the Pacific Northwest region since 1995. "Customers can now enjoy a variety of beverage offerings including brewed coffee, tea and bottled water delivered by one company," said Phil Johnson, Chairman and CEO of Cascade Coffee, Inc.  

"The quality of the drinking water truly makes a difference in brewing a delicious cup of coffee," stated Ken Shea, Vice President General Manager Brewed Beverage Division, DS Waters®.  "We are pleased that we will continue to distribute the Compass Creek coffee brand to all our customers in Washington and Oregon."

DS Waters continues to increase its share of the bottled water and brewed beverage market with recent acquisitions of regional and national brands. Its comprehensive range of products and services include brewed coffee and tea products, bottled water, flavored drinks, juices, condiments, ancillary supplies, brewing equipment, water filtration systems and delivery services to create appealing brewed-beverage stations for employees and guests.

"We welcome all Cascade Coffee customers to the DS Waters family and look forward to offering them a wide variety of beverages delivered through our outstanding customer service," said Tom Harrington, President and CEO, DS Waters.

About DS Waters:

DS Waters of America, Inc. (DS Waters) provides bottled drinking water, brewed beverages and water filtration systems to homes and offices across the U.S.  Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the company serves over one million homes, offices, restaurants, food service organizations, convenience stores, and retail locations. DS Waters' bottled water products are sold under the brand names Alhambra®, Athena®, Belmont Springs, Crystal Springs®, Deep Rock®, Hinckley Springs®, Kentwood Springs®, Mount Olympus®, Nursery® Water, Sierra Springs®, and Sparkletts®.  Several of DS Waters' bottled water brands have been satisfying consumers for more than 100 years. DS Waters offers brewed coffee and tea beverages under the Standard™ brand and the Javarama brand, as well as other leading national brands and office break room supplies.  DS Waters provides water filtration systems, equipment and services under the Relyant® brand.  DS Waters supports the communities it serves and provides safe drinking water during emergencies and natural disasters.  Visit water.comnurserywater.com, coffeeservice.com, and myutapia.com for more information.

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