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Florida martial arts center acquires Kona-based Mera in stock deal

By Alan Yonan Jr.

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 09, 2012

~~<p>The owners of a Florida martial arts academy have acquired financially troubled Kona-based microalgae and sea salt producer Mera Pharmaceuticals and installed their own management team and board of directors.</p>
<p>Mera's new owner is Villari Family Centers Inc., whose founder, Grandmaster Fred Villari, is described on the company's website as a 10th-degree black belt and creator of the &quot;Shaolin Kempo Karate system.&quot;</p>
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The owners of a Florida martial arts academy have acquired financially troubled Kona-based microalgae and sea salt producer Mera Pharmaceuticals and installed their own management team and board of directors.

Mera's new owner is Villari Family Centers Inc., whose founder, Grandmaster Fred Villari, is described on the company's website as a 10th-degree black belt and creator of the "Shaolin Kempo Karate system." Login for more...



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