Glecex / Agrifood

Global and Ecofriendly Natural Extracts

Natural Extracts

GLECEX is a new independent company that was created to offer innovative solutions in the field of natural extracts used in health foods and cosmetics and satisfy the demand of high-quality products (with demonstrated biological properties such as antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, etc.).

The company selects the best natural active compounds from natural resources around the world. Our company was founded and is promoted by scientists, so research, development and innovation are our founding values.


Foundation year


Turnover volume (2016)



Business areas

• Research

• Development and marketing of innovative formulations Combining natural bioactive ingredients, for pharmaceutical, agrofood, cosmetic and nutraceutical industries.

Lines of business

• Development and improvement of eco-friendly extraction and purification processes to obtain high-quality extracts and/or pure compounds.

• Development of innovative formulations combining different active ingredients with synergistic properties. Analytical solutions and a complete characterization of natural extracts or products.

• Tailor-made R&D projects, assessment and externalization of these.

• Berries&Friends: Gourmet Superfoods.

Products / services

• Berries&Friends: Gourmet Superfoods. “Healthy foods from ancestral cultures”.

• Natural extracts for organic cosmetics.

• Analytical services in biotechnology: in vitro assays in cell-free systems for screening of biological activities.

Main interests in foreign markets

• Organic foods

• Organic cosmetics

Difference / potential

• Certified organic extracts and organic food products of high quality.


• Development of our own brand: “Berries&Friends” (trademark)

Awards / recognitions

• 2015: Innovative SME by the Mineco.

• 2014: UNE 166002 R&D&i management system by EQA.

• 2013: IEBT (technology-based employment initiative) by the Regional Government of Galicia.

Contact person:

Enma Conde Piñeiro (José Manuel López Vilariño)


Edificio CEI. Parque Tecnológico de Galicia, s/n
32900, San Cibrao das Viñas (Ourense) - Spain


(+34) 988 387 405



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