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For Immediate Release: November 13, 2020
EXIM Chairman Reed Presents American Botanicals with Exporter of the Year Award
Missouri Small Business Supplier of Spices, Herbs, and Botanicals Utilizes EXIM’s Export Credit Insurance to Export More Than $8 Million in Past Six Years
EOLIA, Missouri — Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) President and Chairman Kimberly A. Reed yesterday presented an EXIM 2020 Exporter of the Year award to American Botanicals and toured the company’s facilities in Eolia, Missouri.
American Botanicals, which has used EXIM’s export credit insurance to support its international sales since 2010, also was honored virtually during EXIM’s 2020 Annual Conference in September. The small business provides bulk organic spices, herbs, and botanicals to nutraceutical, companion animal, health, cosmetic, flavor and color, and food and beverage manufacturers throughout the world. A globally recognized manufacturer of quality spices and botanicals, the company is headquartered in Missouri, with facilities in Virginia and Nevada. With a history of specializing in wildcrafted botanicals since 1994, American Botanicals is committed to supporting sustainable practices and building strong relationships in the rural communities where it operates. A majority of the medicinal botanicals used in its products are purchased directly from U.S. farmers and collectors, creating income streams for hundreds of individuals across rural America.