The Regional Centre for Studies in Food and Health (CREAS) is a research, scientific and technology Centre located in Valparaíso that holds the support of both of the Chilean National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT) and the Regional Government. It is currently a nonprofit private corporation. One of the utmost purposes of CREAS is to establish itself as an excellence Centre of technological research focused in the strengthening of healthy and functional food production in the region of Valparaíso. Through the generation of functional ingredients and the formulation of healthy food, the Centre adds value to the productive chain and generates food that will finally benefit Chilean’s health.