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CANI Announces New Members and 2006 Plans

(Clovis, CA) September 26, 2005 - The Consultants Association for the Natural Products Industry (CANI) has announced two consulting firms have joined its organization.

According to Karena Dillon, CANI president, the new members include Ron Mudge, Advanced Development Techniques and Mark Lachance, Stefan Capombassis and Mo Abdulai, Pivotal Payments.

CANI, a non-profit group committed to enhancing the growth and integrity of the industry, consists of experts with answers to help build natural products industry businesses for manufacturers, distributors and retailers.

“We have a diverse group of industry experts that continuously assist companies with enhancing their business,” says Karena Dillon, CANI president. “Next year will mark the 15th anniversary of CANI. We are planning to unveil a new look and expanded services. Already on the drawing board are a new CANI logo, trade show booth and sponsorship of the Robert Forbes and Associates Newsletter to further expand the organization’s global reach.

“We expect 2006 to be the best year ever for our group,” says Dillon.

CANI offers many areas of specialized professional expertise including marketing, advertising, public relations/publicity, business strategy and development, event management, broker and distributor management, copywriting, executive coaching, food service, government regulations, GMP, media training, publishing, strategic planning, trademark, intellectual property, tradeshow exhibit design, promotional events, scientific substantiation, production plant design, executive and technical recruiting, import/export, industry analysis, insurance, legal, media buying, merchandise planning, organic private label and store brands, organizational development, package design, product development, regulatory affairs, relocation and expansion, research and development, risk management, sales and project management, product sourcing, store design, training and education, video production, Internet marketing and web site design.

For CANI consultant business referral or membership information contact CANI at (559) 283-1119 or by email at The web site address is

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For More Information:
Karena K. Dillon
(559) 283-1119

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