JOHNSTON, Iowa, Nov. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biova LLC, the leading supplier of water soluble egg membrane, has finalized an agreement with Cambridge Commodities Ltd. (CCL) to be the distributor of Biova's ingredient portfolio for much of the European Union.
"CCL has a brilliant record for opening the growing EU marketplace to natural products," said Matt Stegenga, Biova's director of sales and marketing. "They anticipate which new and innovative ingredients their customers will need, and they share our passion for unsurpassed service and support. We're excited to be part of CCL's esteemed portfolio of proprietary ingredients."
Biova's branded ingredients will be distributed by CCL throughout the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and Hungary.
CCL is the leading importer, distributor and manufacturer of nutritional ingredients and finished products across Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland. Their stature is based on 20+ years of commitment to innovation and technical expertise, with an intense focus on providing market knowledge and the highest quality ingredients to their customers in the health, nutrition, cosmetics and sports industries. CCL reports FY2013 sales of $40 million (USD).
"Biova's products, especially BiovaFlex®, perfectly match our company's goal of providing high quality, leading-edge ingredients to our customers," said James Stevens, managing director of Cambridge Commodities Ltd. "We also consider BiovaDerm® a valuable addition to our skin health ingredient line, and hold BiovaPlex® in similar regard for animal health applications. Biova aligns well with CCL's goals of providing both excellent ingredients and excellent customer service. This is going to be an advantageous relationship."
Privately held and globally distributed, Biova is the market leader for water soluble egg membrane ingredients offering proven health benefits: BiovaFlex for joint health; BiovaDerm for skin care; and BiovaPlex for animal health. Biova's patented water soluble process creates expanded delivery options for consumer products, including functional foods, beverages, lotions and more. Years of dedicated investment, ongoing scientific research and leading-edge technology are at the core of these all-natural, ultra-pure, nutrient-rich ingredients. A focus on sustainable production, anchored by vertical integration with the largest U.S. egg producing and processing partners, assures Biova an almost unlimited supply of 100% U.S. domestic sourced raw material.