Ankeny, IA— Embria Health Sciences has partnered with Gee Lawson to distribute its flagship ingredient, EpiCor, to countries in Western Europe including United Kingdom, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, the Scandinavia and Benelux regions.

Gee Lawson is the Nutritional Division of LEHVOSS UK. Gee Lawson specializes in the sourcing, technical approval, sales and marketing of specialty ingredients for the Food Supplement, Functional Foods and Animal Feed and Life Sciences industries.

“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 countries,” stated Jonathan Shorts, head of life sciences, LEHVOSS UK Ltd/Gee Lawson, in a press release.

Embria Health Sciences manufactures the fermentation ingredient EpiCor. It’s made with proteins, fibers, polyphenols, vitamins, amino acids, polysaccharides and many other compounds that support a strong immune and digestive system.

“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, in a press release. “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.”