FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
20 MAY 2010
Noni Biotech International Recognized by the U.S. Department of Commerce with Export Achievement Award
Hawaiian Premium Noni Company is honored for its export effort
David Backstrom, President and CEO of Noni Biotech International and Marie-Laure Ankaoua, VP & COO, receive the prestigious award at the Governor’s office on the fifth floor of the Hawaii State Capitol building.
From left to right: Marc E Rousseau, Esq – Cades Schutte LLP, David Backstrom, President and CEO of Noni Biotech International, Marie-Laure Ankaoua, VP & COO of Noni Biotech International, Governor Linda Lingle, John Holman, Director of U. S. Commercial Service, Paul Nordone, MS. VP of R&D, Noni Biotech International, Mimi Hu, CPA of Levin & Hu LLP.
Noni Biotech International Recognized by the U.S. Department of Commerce with Export Achievement Award.
The Hawaii Export Assistance Center provided ongoing support for Noni Biotech that allowed the company to make its first sale of a container to a new distributor in South Korea.
May 19, 2010
Noni Biotech International LLC (NBI) was awarded on May 19th, 2010 an Export Achievement Certificate from the United States Department of Commerce for excellence in exporting products made in Hawaii. Governor Linda Lingle along with John Holman, Director of U.S. Commercial Service, presented the award, at the Hawaii State Capital building.
“We are honored and very grateful for this recognition”, commented David Backstrom, Noni Biotech CEO while accepting the award. “The U.S. Department of Commerce Export Center has been an invaluable partner to Noni Biotech as we worked together to expand the worldwide consumption of Hawaiian made Noni products.
The Export Achievement Certificate award signed by the Director General of the U.S. Commercial Service recognizes small and medium sized enterprises that have successfully entered the international marketplace.
ALSO ATTENDING THE CEREMONY:
Noni Biotech International investor: Michael T. Moore, EA, CFP – The Jung Financial Group, Ltd.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Noni Biotech International is dedicated to the development, manufacturing and marketing of Noni based products derived from the Noni plant grown in Hawaii. The company also engages in scientific research as well as contracted clinical studies with major U. S. universities and is in the process of isolating and identifying a cancer inhibitor.
Noni Biotech is currently the largest Noni manufacturer in the State of Hawaii, and the company’s vision is to combine its scientific research with traditional Hawaiian healing.
Contact Information: Marie Laure Ankaoua, Noni Biotech International COO
(808) 575-9100 www.nonimaui.com