SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AL International (JCOF-PK), a global direct marketer of lifestyle and nutritional products, as well as gourmet coffee, announced today that it has engaged Mayer Hoffman McCann to audit its books and records over the two year period 2010 and 2011.
Steve Wallach, CEO of AL International, stated, "After thorough due diligence we are pleased to engage this prestigious accounting and auditing firm to confirm our books and records meet fully reporting standards. Mayer Hoffman McCann is associated with CBIZ (publicly traded on the NYSE) ranking them as one of the top 10 accounting providers in the United States."
Chris Nelson, CFO of AL International and a CPA, said, "This engagement completes the first step of our goal in becoming fully reporting and begins the process of positioning our company of meeting the qualification requirements of other trading exchanges. We are targeting the 2nd quarter of 2012 to complete this process."
About AL International
AL International, Inc. (JCOF-PK) 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 CLR Roasters
CLR Roasters was established in 2003 and is a wholly-owned a subsidiary of AL International. CLR Roasters produces coffees under its own Cafe LaRica brand, as well as under a variety of private labels through major national sales outlets and to major customers. It also markets a unique line of coffees with health benefits under the JavaFit® brand.
About Mayer Hoffman McCann
The national independent accounting firm began operations in 1954 and has 35 offices across the country. Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C's (MHM) expertise may be supplemented with resources available through a strategic association with CBIZ, Inc. CBIZ, a national multi-disciplinary services company with offices in major cities throughout the country, is one of the Nation's leading providers of outsourced business services, including accounting and tax, benefits and insurance and a wide range of consulting services. Together, MHM and CBIZ are one of the Top Ten largest accounting providers in the nation.
"Safe Harbor" Statement
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SOURCE AL International