Youngevity® Essential Life Sciences Named Among the Top 100 Global Direct Selling Companies by Direct Selling NewsSan Diego, CA - April 4, 2013 – AL International, Inc. (OTC Pink: JCOF) (www.alintjcof.com), today announced that its growing direct-selling conglomerate Youngevity® Essential Life Sciences has been named among the top 100 direct selling companies in the world by Direct Selling News.
Direct Selling News ("DSN") is the leading trade publication for the direct selling industry and its annual DSN Global 100 ranking is a comprehensive list comprised of the elite companies in the direct selling industry and offers a unique perspective on the global impact of the industry on economic and social realms. The DSN Global 100 provides a range of mutual learning not only for industry members, but also for researchers, investors, and those seeking opportunities within the industry.
The annual DSN Global 100 ranking is based on net revenue before commissions are paid and without any value-added tax. DSN's reputation for positive and honest reporting is the foundation of its brand and the DSN Global 100 provides credibility and consumer confidence and will be published in the upcoming June 2013 issue of DSN.
Steve Wallach, Chief Executive Officer of AL International said "We are honored to be recognized in the DSN Global 100 ranking and excited that Youngevity was named among the top 100 direct selling companies in the world. This is a remarkable achievement and we are proud that Youngevity has distinguished itself as a leader in the industry. Our proven direct selling model brings together talented and passionate people who are dedicated to bringing people the finest array of nutrition and lifestyle related services to enrich lives."
About AL International
AL International, Inc. (OTC Pink: JCOF) (www.alintjcof.com) is a fast-growing, innovative, multi-dimensional company that offers a wide range of consumer products and services, primarily through person-to-person selling relationships that comprise a "network of networks." The company also is a vertically-integrated producer of the finest coffees for the commercial, retail and direct sales channels. AL International was formed after the merger of Youngevity Essential Life Sciences (www.youngevity.com) and Javalution Coffee Company in the summer of 2011.
About Youngevity(R) Essential Life Sciences
Youngevity Essential Life Sciences (www.youngevity.com), headquartered in San Diego, CA, is a nutrition and lifestyle-related services company dedicated to promoting vibrant health and flourishing economics. Founded in 1997 by Drs. Joel Wallach, DVM, ND, and Ma Lan, MD, as AL Global, Inc., the company adopted the name Youngevity in 2006. Youngevity is the only direct selling company to have a qualified FDA Health Claim. Dr. Wallach's work has been published in more than 70 peer-reviewed and referenced scientific journals and books.
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