MAF with a new rules of the agro-food chain

Taneva2“Ministry of Agriculture and Food jointly with the NGO sector offer an entirely new package of legislation for the functioning of the agro-food chain in a manner that ensures safety and consumer health, equality of business operators in the sector”, stated by Minister of Agriculture and Food Desislava Taneva during a public discussion on legislative amendments in the agro-food chain. She added that the measures taken aim to guarantee and strengthen the consumer confidence in the quality of the products they consume. Continue reading

Deputy Minister Yancheva meets with the Ambassador of South Africa

UARDeputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Assoc. Prof. Svetla Yancheva met with H.E Vanessa Calvert, Ambassador of South Africa in Bulgaria. They discussed opportunities for cooperation in education and science in agriculture.
The exchange of students between agricultural schools as well as visits to agricultural institutes in order to exchange experience is an issue of interest to both sides. In this way, Continue reading

Invitation to ProWein Master Classes 2016

sommelier3berlinghof„Bulgaria – hidden gems from the Balkans“ with Top Sommelier Markus Berlinghof
Dear Ladies and Sirs,
Bulgarien is a wine country with 4,000 years of tradition – and ranks as one of today’s absolute insider tips. With enormous efforts and huge investments into vineyards, cellar technology and marketing the 250 wineries have not just caught up with international standards, but are winning medals at competitions like never before.

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The new CAP and Presidency are priorities for the Ministry

MZX-Porojanov“The debates on national priorities for the new Common Agricultural Policy, as well as the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of European Union are priorities for the Ministry,” Rumen Porodzanov said, who today has taken the office of Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry from Prof. Dr. Hristo Bozukov. Continue reading

Very high quality wines and growth in wine export

Taneva-Vino“More than 50 million litres of wine of the 130 million produced in Bulgaria in 2015 will go to exports”, announced Minister of Agriculture and Food Desislava Taneva at the a ritual vine-cutting ceremony at the Bessa Valley winery in the village of Ognyanovo in the Pazardzhik region on the day that Bulgaria marks the feast of Trifon Zarezan, dedicated to vineyard traditions. The ceremony was attended Executive Director of the Executive Agency on Vine and Wine Eng. Krasimir Koev. Continue reading

Over 80% of the projects are for agricultural machinery

BATA“Over 80% of the contracted projects under the first sub-measure 4.1 “Investment in agricultural holdings” of the Rural Development Program 2014-2020 are related to the purchase of agricultural machinery”, announced Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Rumen Porodzanov at the opening of the tenth edition of BATA AGRO 2017 International Agricultural Exhibition at the airport in Stara Zagora. Continue reading