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Governor Scott Recognizes Joseph’s Lite Cookies with Governor’s Business Ambassador Award

Dec 13, 2017

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott recognized Joseph’s Lite Cookies with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award. Joseph’s Lite Cookies, founded in 1986, is family-run business that supplies sugar-free, diabetic friendly cookies and other products. The cookies can now be found in stores across the United States and several other countries.


Governor Scott said, “I’m proud to present Joseph’s Lite Cookies with the Business Ambassador Award today. It’s great to see a Florida small business grow and expand across the country. We will continue to cut taxes and reduce burdensome regulations to ensure that businesses have greater opportunity to thrive in Florida.”


Joseph’s Lite Cookies Founder and CEO Joseph Semprevivo said, “I’d like to thank Governor Scott for recognizing Joseph’s Lite Cookies today and for his commitment to cutting taxes and supporting small businesses like mine. We are committed to providing diabetic-friendly products to customers across the country. I’m proud of our growth and success over the past three decades and I look forward to carrying on our family business for generations to come.”


The Governor’s Business Ambassador Award is given to individuals and business in recognition of their efforts to create jobs and opportunities for Florida families. For more information about Joseph’s Lite Cookies, visit    



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