in Central Greece, by adopting the vertical business model
of super fruits cultivation:
from the farm to the supermarket shelf.
functional food products based on our own
cultivation of organic
research activities carried out by the department in order
to upscale existing products and services,
funded by various European programs and initiatives.
Rezos Brands European R&D Department carries out research activities in order to upscale existing products and services of the company towards the development of new, in line with the present and future trends of the European and Global Markets.
The two pillars of our research are Agriculture, in order to monitor our organic crops and optimize the functionality of our products, and Food Technology, in order to develop innovative functional food products, suitable for personalized nutrition.
To achieve these goals Rezos Brands European R&D Department participates and implements many EU and National projects.
Our Added Value
of funding proposals
of proposals on the Company
and Strategic Advantage
Hippocrates Farm is the company’s privately-owned farm located in Meteora, Greece and is used for the organic cultivation of superfoods. Precision Agriculture techniques are employed in order to develop, monitor and analyze the nutritional value of superfoods.
Innovative biomolecular analysis methods are implemented to determine the correct maturation and harvest time so that the superfoods will have the maximum composition of bioenergetic compounds and the highest nutritional value.
Optimized superfoods are used to develop innovative functional food products by implementing advanced technologies, like osmosis, a non-thermal dehydration method; edible coating, a novel preservation method; encapsulation, to protect the activity of bioactive compounds.
Using novel extraction methods, the isolated bioactive compounds can be used to further enrich the nutritional value of the food products.
The company’s ongoing research aims to create innovative functional foods for personalized nutrition.
Rezos Brands European R&D department implements several EU and National projects.
The company has partnered with numerous prestigious organisations to participate in consortia under a variety of European and National calls.
Submitted Proposals (%)
Functional foods and superfoods contain bioactive compounds with several beneficial effects for human health. Superfoods can possibly help to reduce the risk of developing non-communicable chronic diseases such as diabetes mellitus type 2 and dyslipidemias.
The development of functional snacks and beverages that promote a healthy life-style comes in accordance with the market demand for personalized nutrition and food products that are of high-quality, as fresh as possible, minimally processed, sugar-, salt- and preservatives-free, with proven positive effects for human health, and able to support a balanced diet.