MANCHESTER, N.H., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerson Ecologics, LLC, the leading provider of the highest quality professional nutritional supplements to healthcare practitioners and their patients for over 30 years, today announced its strategic partnership with Thorne Research, Inc., an innovative company that supplies nutritional supplements in the healthcare professional market channel. Effective today, June 2, 2014, Thorne Research products will be available to Emerson Ecologics practitioner customers throughout the United States. In addition, Emerson will offer access to Thorne Research's specialty product lines, including ThorneVET for animal health, OncoQOL for cancer supportive care and Thorne Therapeutics, launching August 2014, for skin and hair care support. While Thorne Research's direct sales of its product lines to healthcare professionals will continue, their decision to partner with Emerson Ecologics will further expand their reach in the practitioner market.
"Thorne Research is one of our most frequently requested product lines," commented Emerson Ecologics CEO, Andy Greenawalt. "Each company shares a commitment to high quality products and exceptional customer service to support healthcare practitioners and their patients. Our collaboration will truly provide customers an easy and convenient one-stop source for all their nutritional supplement products."
Paul Jacobson, the CEO of Thorne Research, stated, "Through this strategic partnership with Emerson Ecologics, we are making Thorne Research products more accessible to healthcare practitioners across the United States. We recognize that practitioners are seeking easier and more convenient ways to access high-quality nutritional supplement products for patients. We expect that our respective customer service capabilities will be greatly enhanced by this partnership."
Emerson Ecologics will offer the complete line of current Thorne Research healthcare practitioner products at the same price as direct through Thorne Research. In addition, Emerson continues to carry thousands of other products demanded by healthcare practitioners across the United States, enabling them to save time and money by selecting from over 275 brands in a single order. Orders can be placed online 24 hours a day at emersonecologics.com or by telephone at 800.654.4432 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET.
About Emerson Ecologics LLC
Founded in 1980, Emerson Ecologics, LLC is the leading distributor of professional-quality nutritional supplements, vitamins and natural health products -- representing over 275 brands. Customers include integrative healthcare practitioners, naturopathic, chiropractic and medical doctors, licensed acupuncturists, and nutritionists, as well as their patients. Widely-recognized for their innovative Emerson Quality ProgramSM (EQP) and headquartered in Manchester, NH with distribution centers in Virginia and California, Emerson Ecologics is GMP registered by NSF® International. For more information, visit emersonecologics.com/thorne.
About Thorne Research, Inc.
Since 1984, Thorne Research, with more than 400 nutritional supplement products, has set the standard for exceptional quality manufacturing and formulation of pure, highly absorbable nutritional supplements using advanced technology. Thorne Research is recognized as a global leader and provider of nutritional supplements and medical education to licensed healthcare practitioners. With locations in Sandpoint, Idaho, and New York City, Thorne Research operates a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and employs more than 260 people. Further information about Thorne Research is available at thorne.com.
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