Business expansion
Severna Bulgaria; Severen tsentralen; Pleven
Location of affected unit(s)
Dolna Mitropolia, Pleven
Manufacture Of Food And Beverage
Manufacture Of Food Products
10.81 - Manufacture of sugar

260 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
31 October 2006
Employment effect (start)
15 October 2006
Foreseen end date
31 October 2006


After six years of main activity's interruption and restructuring measures Bulgarian Sugar 2002 in Dolna Mitropolia has hired 260 new employees. The company has also invested BGN 2.3 million in the new equipment, roofs and stores.

At the beginning of the last week the company produced the first tonnes of white sugar for domestic market. According to Valentin Panchev, the company manager, Bulgarian Sugar 2002 will produce 600 tonnes of refined sugar per 24 hours. He added that consequently the refinery will reach its annual quota, which is about 40,000 tonnes of raw material, within three months. The manufacturing of sugar products is increasing as well. The company has 16 own trademarks. At present, there are 400 people employed in both productions.



Eurofound (2006), Bulgarian Sugar 2002, Business expansion in Bulgaria, factsheet number 64351, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/64351.