LECICO GmbH One of the First European Companies to Offer Non-GMO Project Verified Lecithins

LecicoLECICO GmbH is one of the first European lecithin experts to achieve the official Non-GMO Project Verification for several of their lecithin products. The Verified products are produced in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard, including ongoing testing of risk ingredients. The Non-GMO Project is North America´s only independent verification for products made according to rigorous best practices for GMO (genetically modified organisms) avoidance.

Products that have received Non-GMO Project Verified Status include: 

Lecithin from conventional grown soya and sunflower seeds

LECICO F 600 IPM Soya Lecithin fluid

LECICO Sun 400 Sunflower Lecithin

And 100 % Organic certified under the National Organic Program (NOP) soya and sunflower lecithin

LECICO F 600 Organic Soya Lecithin

LECICO Sun 400 Organic Sunflower Lecithin

More products are to receive verification in the next few months and can also be found listed on the Non-GMO Project online directory.

LECICO has a wide experience in the field of non-GMO lecithins as the company dealt with the restricted use of GMOs in the European Union for more than 15 years. Because the contaminations between GMO and non-GMO seeds have increased over the years, the analytical methods of detection became even more important for the lecithin experts.

To achieve the Non-GMO Project Verified status, LECICO drew upon their European experience and verified products that are made from conventional soybeans with documented non-GMO origin and are characterized by complete traceability.

There are significant restrictions on the production and sale of GMOs in more than 60 countries around the world, including all of the countries in the European Union. “Consumer interests in food products without any GMOs (Gene Modifications) are growing and people would like to know what is in their food. That is why we have chosen for our products to become Non-GMO Project Verified, “ says Andrea Wolters, LECICO´s managing director.

In the Food Market, LECICO non-GMO lecithins are applied as emulsifiers and health ingredients. Because of its lipid-friendly and hydrophilic properties, non-GMO lecithin can be used in many foods and in many other areas of industry.

Including independent audits and the supervision of the processing, storage and shipping operation for non-GMO lecithins from different vegetable origins, LECICO is meeting the highest possible standard for GMO avoidance.


Located in Hamburg, Germany, LECICO GmbH is the only supplier of lecithins and phospholipids with a 100% focus on this product portfolio. The team of lecithin experts offers 30 years of experience in the development, production and marketing of lecithin and special phospholipids. LECICO is specialized in: Fluid Lecithin, Deoiled Lecithin, Lecithin Compounds, Soya Phospholipids, Milk Phospholipids, Marine Phospholipids, Nutraceuticals, Organic and Non-GMO Lecithins. For more information visit www.lecico.de, e-mail info@lecico.de, or call +49 40-890 6100.