BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec 22, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- HydroCharge(TM) (www.hydrocharge.com), a subsidiary of Compound Natural Foods, Inc. (CFDJ) (www.compoundnaturalfoods.com), has appointed Integrus Enterprises as its first international distributor in the Philippines to begin global distribution of its naturally formulated sports drink. The company expects to appoint several more international distributors over the coming months.
"We are delighted to be working with Integrus Enterprises," said Joey Canyon, HydroCharge's founder and president. "They are a young, dynamic company that is both experienced and passionate about helping people enjoy their lives by educating and providing them with the most effective and unique natural health products. HydroCharge(TM) fits in perfectly with the portfolio of products they will be distributing."
Integrus Enterprises, who will assist Hydro Charge to register its products for sale in the Philippines, has a strong network of retail channels that include: GNC (40 stores nationwide), Mercury Drug (largest drug chain with 500 branches), Watson's Drug, Gyms, Sports centers, 7-11 and other 24-hour stores, medical professionals, company-managed mail-order and web catalogues.
According to NUTRITION REVIEW, "The worldwide demand for sports drinks is now immense: the market is worth billions of dollars and further growth is predicted." Other public companies in HydroCharge's(TM) market sector include Hansen Natural Corporation (HANS) and PepsiCo (PEP), which owns Gatorade(R) and Propel(R). Other public companies in the Compound Natural Foods industry group include United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI), Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN), and Kraft Foods, Inc. (KFT).
About Compound Natural Foods, Inc. and HydroCharge, Inc.
Compound Natural Foods, Inc. (www.compoundnaturalfoods.com) manufacturers and markets natural foods and beverages for the growing number of consumers seeking healthy lifestyles. Its strategy is to grow through acquisitions. HydroCharge(TM) (www.hydrocharge.com) is Compound Natural Foods' first acquisition and a wholly owned subsidiary that makes and markets its unique brand of naturally formulated sports drinks. What distinguishes HydroCharge from other sports drinks is that it is low in carbohydrates, low in calories and low in sugars, it increases energy, adds an influx of amino acids, replenishes electrolytes, gives a nutritional boost for muscle endurance, and through its scientific and exclusive formula, allows the body to absorb a wide range of nutrients.
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