LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WANU, the maker of the innovative vitamin, antioxidant, and fiber infused water, today announced that it has reached an agreement to distribute its products throughout the Pacific Northwest through United Natural Foods (UNFI), the leading national distributor of natural and organic foods, specialty foods, and related products in the United States and Canada.
"We're thrilled to be partnering with UNFI to provide health-conscious retailers throughout the Pacific Northwest the opportunity to offer WANU to their consumers," said Dr. Todd M. O'Gara, WANU's founder and president. "UNFI really excels in its lifestyle and wellness offerings, which aligns with WANU's goal of offering everyone a great-tasting and nutritious beverage option as part of a healthy lifestyle."
The agreement will allow retailers to easily stock WANU for their consumers starting in early August. WANU will be available for advance orders effective immediately. Retailers interested in carrying WANU should contact their designated UNFI representative for more information.
UNFI serves a wide variety of retailers including conventional supermarket chains, natural product superstores, independent retail operators and the food service channel. Its roster of retail partners includes Whole Foods, Raley's, and Haggen's to name a few.
"We pride ourselves on offering the most extensive selection of nutritious products that support a healthy lifestyle in the industry and we're always looking for new and innovative products to offer our customers," said Kelli Menard, National Supplier Relationship Manager at UNFI. "WANU is an ideal match for us and we're excited to begin offering it to our retail partners."
WANU's unique nutrient formula is a combination of vitamins, fiber and minerals intended to promote general health and serve as a convenient support to your daily vitamin intake, making it the perfect addition to the UNFI portfolio, which aims to offer premier standards for quality, dependability, product assortments and value-add services.
Consumers will find that WANU not only tastes great, but is also a good source of fiber (6 grams per bottle) and contains 12 vitamins and nutrients (WANU contains 11 of the 13 vitamins deemed essential by the Academy of Science). As a healthier alternative to sugary sports drinks and beverages, WANU is naturally sweetened with a flavorful monk-fruit and stevia blend. Containing a mere 5-10 calories per serving, you can enjoy WANU in any of the four (4) available flavors; Dark Cherry, Watermelon Raspberry, Peach Passion, and Kiwi Cucumber.
The nutrients infused in WANU are backed by research and are scientifically demonstrated to promote health through daily consumption.
WANU (short for WAter+NUtrition) is a great-tasting, innovative bottled water, infused with fiber, vitamins and antioxidants. WANU is low calorie, sugar-free and contains 11 of the 13 vitamins deemed essential by the Academy of Science. Los Angeles, CA-based, WANU was created by Dr. Todd M. O'Gara in 2012 after he witnessed first-hand the detrimental effects caused by the lack of access to proper nutrition and clean drinking water around the world. Please visit www.wanuwater.com for more information.