Business expansion
Yuzhna Bulgaria; Yuzhen tsentralen; Pazardzhik
Location of affected unit(s)
Pestera, Pazardzhik region
Manufacture Of Food And Beverage
Manufacture Of Beverages
11.01 - Distilling, rectifying and blending of spirits

180 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
20 November 2006
Employment effect (start)
17 November 2006
Foreseen end date


Vinprom - Pestera has expanded its manufacturing capacity with a new factory producing alcoholic beverages. The company has invested BGN 2 million, said Ivan Papazov, the company's executive director. The new plant will produce Sixth Sense gin, Captain Fred white and red rum, spearmint Pestera, etc. The expansion resulted in hiring of some 180 workers. According to Mr Papazov, up to now all investments aimed to reach the EU standards and to enable the company to compete on the world market. The factory will be fully renewed in the near future. Vinprom Pestera is the biggest Bulgarian wine buyer and at the same time it has its own vineyards of 1,200 ha. It has also its own winery built with the financial support of SAPARD programme.



Eurofound (2006), Vinprom - Pestera, Business expansion in Bulgaria, factsheet number 64511, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/64511.