Gov. Jay Nixon recognized outstanding leaders in business, education and economic development at the 2013 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development in Kansas City, September 5-6.
SCD Probiotics, Kansas City, was the recipient of the Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award for its outstanding export performance. SCD Probiotics, a life science company engaged in the research, development, and manufacturing of natural probiotic products, experienced a steady increase in export sales with exports consistently accounting for more than 70 percent of the company’s sales.
The Exporter of the Year Award is presented to a Missouri small or medium size manufacturing/service firm that is either New-to-Export or New-to-Market; that demonstrates outstanding export performance; and has utilized the services of the Missouri International Trade & Investment Office to do so.