The goal of Hyssopus Organics, which was founded in 2017, was the multiple processing – utilization of aromatic plants. The company has signed contracts with local farmers in the village Agkistro in Serres. There are 27 acres cultivated with: oregano, thyme, lemon balm, hyssopus and sage. Meanwhile, the company holds a collaboration with the Department of Foods of AUTH for the research and the development of innovative products.
The company aims to build a processing building in Agkistro, in close distance to the cultivations. The products will be extracts and essential oils which will be used as raw materials in cosmetics / food / drug businesses. In 2018, the company earned the 1st prize in the PanHellenic competition of Innovation in Aromatic plants, from the Aroma Hub in the University of Patras.