Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Nigerian Takes Zobo to International Trade Show in North Carolina

Nigerian Takes Zobo to International Trade Show in North Carolina

Mr. Kehinde Olajide, President and CEO of Hemisphere Beverages—makers of ZOBO exhibited the Nigerian hibiscus drink at “The DISCOVER 2013” international trade event, hosted by the North Carolina District Export Council and the U.S. Commercial Service Global Business Forum, in Raleigh, NC, Sept. 16-18.

"The DISCOVER 2013 event is an excellent opportunity to showcase ZOBO hibiscus drink to numerous international markets in one setting. The tradeshow, exhibits and business matchmaking sessions will allow us to present ZOBO to international buyers from around the world at one time," said Mr. Olajide.
The three-day event was open to companies and individuals with an interest in international market development.

DISCOVER 2013 is a premier conference for U.S.-based companies that want to explore new export market development strategies, discuss innovative tools to be competitive, and learn about the next wave of rapidly growing markets.

ZOBO also exhibited at the "A Taste of North Carolina" networking reception on Tuesday, Sept. 17, allowing DISCOVER 2013 attendees, buyers and purchasing managers to sample and purchase the product for possible distribution and exporting to international markets. Some of the nations at the event included representatives from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Nigeria, South Africa and the United Kingdom.
Made from all-natural hibiscus, ZOBO is caffeine free and has 100 percent of the daily recommended dose of Vitamin C. ZOBO has no empty calories, no additives and no preservatives. ZOBO currently offers seven flavors suitable for hot or cold drink consumption: Original, LemonLime, Vanilla, Pineapple, Strawberry, Ginger and Ginger Mint tea.

Headquartered in Durham, NC, Hemisphere Beverages manufactures and distributes ZOBO and other refreshing "all natural" beverages with high nutritional values. For more information, visit, or contact V.K. Fields & Co. Public Relations PROS at (919) 829-5951 or email

CONTACT: V.K. Fields & Co. Public Relations PROS, (919) 829-5951,
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