Codif : Visionary founders
We are investors as well as pioneers. CODIF is currently one of the only remaining suppliers of cosmetic ingredients to have retained its regional and family identity. The policy of collaboration and investment implemented by founders Antoine Gédouin and Romuald Vallée supports the brand all the way from technological innovations to industrial investments. As generators of national research projects, talent scouts and thoughtful investors, these two men are dedicated to creating unique and technologically natural cosmetics for tomorrow's market.
In 2011, when CODIF acquired an equity interest in the company Polymaris,
a specialist in marine biotechnologies, we became the first brand to offer a full exopolysaccharide (EPS) line; these unique marine molecules have no equivalent on land.
EPS SEAFILL EPS SEAMAT EPIDERMIST
In 2013, a unique innovation program was started under the name POLYMER.
This is a program of collaborative research, where private companies and public labs pool their expertise to develop glyco-cosmetics for the future. Their work on the discovery of new molecules and development of new study models.
HITEX, a specialist in supercritical CO2 technologies
was acquired jointly in 2015 with a company that is a market leader in scented compositions. New technological processes are being developed for the marketing of totally new extracts.