Nutrition Business Journal

Embria Prepares For Demand

New science could drive orders for yeast-based ingredients for cancer prevention and immunity.

New science may be poised to boost demand for two key products developed by Embria Health Sciences (Cedar Rapids, Iowa): eXselen, an organic, high selenium yeast created for maximum bioavailability, and EpiCor, a high immunogen metabolite, which appears to act as an immune modulator.

Embria entered the human nutrition market in August 2005, a spin off from its parent company Diamond V Mills Inc., a $40-million supplier of animal nut

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