June 9, 2017

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June 9, 2017 – [Ankeny, IA] Embria Health Sciences, LLC, manufacturer of EpiCor® fermentate, has partnered with Nutritional Division of LEHVOSS UK - Gee Lawson to distribute its flagship ingredient to key countries in Western Europe including United Kingdom, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, the Scandinavia and Benelux regions.

“LEHVOSS’s commitment to nutrition was made with the acquisition of Gee Lawson as one of the leading distributors of high quality research-based ingredients in Europe. Adding EpiCor® to our portfolio gives us the opportunity to provide our customers with an immune and digestive health solution which can be applied many sectors, underpinned by science and something not currently enjoyed by many countrie,” stated Jonathan Shorts, Head of LifeSciences LEHVOSS UK Ltd/Gee Lawson.

EpiCor® is a natural, whole food fermentation ingredient made from a proprietary process. EpiCor’s metabolite-rich composition includes proteins, fibers, polyphenols, vitamins, amino acids, polysaccharides (including beta glucans) and many other beneficial bioactive metabolite compounds that work together to support a strong immune and digestive system.

Eight human clinical studies covering hundreds of subjects show EpiCor® supports wellness by strengthening the immune system and supporting gastro-intestinal health. As a complex ingredient, EpiCor® has many of documented modes of action, including increasing sIgA antibodies, activating certain white blood cell activity (Natural Killer cells), and boosting antioxidant power.

“With our continued success in USA and other countries throughout the world, we are excited about this opportunity to expand into Western Europe, collectively among the largest dietary supplement markets in the world,” says Jeff Cannon, President and CEO of Diamond V, the parent company of Embria Health Sciences. “Embria chooses partners carefully. We are excited about Gee Lawson’s ability to grow demand for EpiCor® in this very important region of the world that demands value, science and quality.”

Learn more about Embria and EpiCor at embriahealth.com or call (877) 362-7421. Learn more about Lehvoss Division Gee Lawson at geelawson.com or call +44 (0) 20 8343 5400.

About EpiCor®
EpiCor®, manufactured by Embria Health Sciences®, is a safe and natural whole food fermentation ingredient that helps support the immune and digestive systems. It is a complex, nutrient-rich ingredient comprised of immune-supporting metabolites as well as proteins, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, polyphenols and beta glucans. Taken daily, EpiCor has been shown to be a safe and effective way to help support immune and digestive health for better overall health and wellness.

About LEHVOSS Nutrition Division – Gee Lawson
Gee Lawson is a UK based division of the Hamburg headquartered LEHVOSS Group, operating with a network of people and offices across Europe. Gee Lawson specialize in the sourcing, technical approval, sales and marketing of specialty ingredients for the Food Supplement, Functional Foods and Animal Feed and Life Sciences industries. Dedicated departments within the LEHVOSS Group also service the cosmetic and pharma sectors across the globe with selected minerals also offered by the Mineral Division based in Hamburg. Gee Lawson works with an approved supplier network and global resource to deliver expert knowledge and quality solutions to all our customers.

For More Information:

Cashtyn Lovan, Senior Marketing Associate, clovan@embriahealth.com

Teresita Rudà, Marketing Manager Gee Lawson, teresita.ruda@lehvoss.co.uk

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