Emerging into the Beverage Industry with Shenice Gross
Mrs. Shenice Gross, the Owner and Co-founder of Alkali60 a brand of alkaline water that just recently hit the market about 1 year ago and is gaining a lot of traction joins Enterprise Radio. Alkali60 has partnered with brands such as PNC Bank, Tropical Smoothie Café, and DC’s Bike to Work Day 2019.
- What lead you to start Alkali60?
- What hurdles did you have to overcome while building Alkali60? How did you overcome them?
- With no background in the beverage industry, did you find it relatively easy to jump into this market or were you fearful?
- What do you wish you had known when you started out in business?
- What motivates you the most?
Alkali60 is a bottled water distributor that manufactures premium, electrolyte enhanced, bottled water. The Alkali60 brand was established in 2018 and branded under Guardian United Group LLC. In 2018, Alkali60 has sold over 10,000 bottles water and has donated locally to the homeless, adolescent sport teams, and non-profit events. Our products are available online and in various stores and restaurants in the DC, VA, and MD metropolitan area.
Currently Alkali60 is available in 2 different sizes; 16.9 oz and 33.8 oz. Our water goes through a process called “reverse osmosis” for filtration then minerals like potassium are added for taste. Our manufacturing capabilities are reputable with the ability to manufacture approximately 15,000 bottles in 1 hour. With these manufacturing capabilities, we can produce for large and small customers nationwide.
By 2021, we plan to make changes to our plastic packaging. Moving to biodegradable plant-based packaging, we can lessen our print on the world.
Our mission is to spread knowledge of optimal health starting from the inside. We strive to redefine the water industry through our pH balanced water spreading the importance of maintaining a healthy pH and staying hydrated.
Phone: 1 (877) 380-1199
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