Company Profile

K. & N. EFTHYMIADIS S.A. was founded in 1935 and is the largest company in the Efthymiadis Group of Companies, which since 2003 is named “REDESTOS” - Efthymiadis Agrotechnology Group. The Group includes 10 subsidiaries in Greece and the Balkans, fully dedicated in the Production, Research & Development and Services for Agriculture.

The Group's activities are separated into four distinct sectors:
  • Agricultural Inputs
  • Plant Propagation Material
  • Services
  • Food Sector
In the sector of Agricultural Inputs, K&N Efthymiadis S.A. holds a leading position in Greece. The company is based in the Industrial Area of Thessaloniki and specializes in the development, production and distribution of plant protection products and specialized fertilizers.

The company cooperates with a number of leading multinational companies including Monsanto, Dow Agrosciences, Nippon Soda, Nihon Nohyaku, DuPont, Mitsui Chemicals, ISK, FMC, Bayer, BASF, Chemtura, Agrokanesho, Cheminova, Petronas, Nordox,etc.  for the distribution of their products.

Also, the company’s emphasis on quality assurance at all stages of production has led a number of multinational enterprises such as Dow Agrosciences and BASF, as well as several local companies, to select it’s modern facilities in the Thessaloniki Industrial Zone for the formulation and packaging of their own specialty products.

Furtheremore, since 2010, K&N Efthymiadis S.A. represents ans distributes selected Planting Seed Propagation Material for a number of cultivations from important international companies such as Dekalb, Prime Genetics, RAGT, Stet Holland, Den Hartigh, Eurograss, Continetal Semences, Venturoli, etc.

For over two decades, K&N Efthymiadis S.A. has had significant export activities in the Balkans through independent subsidiaries in Bulgaria, Romania, Albania and Serbia, staffed both by Greek and local personnel and which developed into important, modern distribution networks for a comprehensive range of agricultural supplies and services and also through representatives in F.Y.R.O.M.

As a result of this successful activities, in August 2016 a joint venture was signed between K&N Efthymiadis and Certis Europe, a Mitsui & Co subsidiary, creating a new company - KNE CERTIS - which will serve to bring the experience, expertise and resources of both companies to the development, registration, marketing and distribution of crop protection products in South Eastern Europe.  The new joint venture will extend the presence of both companies in the region and will provide potential access to more of the European market, by operating in Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, all countries of the former Yugoslavia, Albania and Cyprus.