Director of Research and Development
Tahitian Noni International

Country of Origin

Education and Professional Experience
BS degree in International Relations/Chinese, 1979, Brigham Young University
MS degree in Food Science, 1982, Brigham Young University

Jarakae started his professional experience working in Research and Development at Bil-Mar Foods, a division of Sara Lee Meat Group in Michigan.  He has worked for Morinda and Tahitian Noni International since 1997, where he dedicates his efforts to the research and development of noni as the Director over the Research and Development team.


  1. Novel Food Application for Morinda citrifolia (Noni) fruit and leaves. 2001 and 2004.
  2. Mian-Ying Wang, Morinda citrifolia (Noni), A Literature Review, Acta Pharmacologica Sinica, 2003.
  3. E. Furusawa, A. Hirqzumi, S. Story and J. Jensen.  Antitumor potential of polysaccharide-rich substance from the fruit juice of Morinda citrifolia (Noni) on sarcoma 180 ascites tumor in mice.  Phytotherapy Research: 17, 1158-1164, 2003.

Noni Motivation
“Noni is an exceptional fruit with many scientifically proven methods for helping people.”

Location/ Hometown
Cedar City, Utah