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Seventure to invest in Polaris

By Gerald Ondrey |

Polaris (Quimper, France; www.polaris.fr). global leading expert in nutritional lipids, has selected Seventure (Paris; www.seventure.fr) to increase its capital and fund its growth. Polaris was founded and is still led by Stephane Lozachmeur, CEO and Gildas Breton, CSO, two bright managers with more than 30 years of experience in the high-growth market of nutritional lipids. The company is a specialist in production and formulation of poly-unsaturated fatty acids, especially the omega-3. Among all the ingredients of our daily diet, lipids are probably the most complicated to understand, and the wide range of different molecules that are regrouped under this term lipid does not ease the understanding. However, the general public has been widely educated over the last 50 years, and now recognize saturated fats and cholesterol from meat and butter as deeply involved in cardiovascular diseases, and at the contrary, has learned that polyunsaturated fatty acids and especially omega-3 are highly beneficial. Omega-3 oils are now the single most acclaimed health ingredients, with unanimous support from the general public, the scientific community and health government agencies. This leads to their widespread and still growing usage in various…
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