The Minister of economy Bozhidar Lukarski visited national stand of Bulgaria at the International Trade Fair “NaturalandOrganic Products Europe 2016”, which is held in London for twenty consecutive year. The exhibition presents the latest trends in the world of natural organic products – from natural health products, natural and organic foods to natural personal care products and eco household products. This year on it and 12 Bulgarian companies are presented – producers of organic food, essential oils and cosmetic products, which participation are funded by the Executive Agency for Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises (IANSMP). The agency covers 80% from the expenses for construction and rental of the exhibition stands of these exhibitors.
Some of the most interesting products, which our companies presented to Minister Lukarski during his visit on the exhibition include extract from Haberlea rhodopensis – a plant that has the ability to revive, regenerating cream from snails, organic ayran and sweets with Morus alba and chocolate. Bulgarian exhibitors shared that there is great interest in Bulgarian products and the reviews from their participation are extremely positive.
“I am truly impressed by the variety of products and innovative thinking of the participating companies,” said Minister Lukarski. He said people are starting to pay more attention to the food which they consume and personal care products which they use. “This trend will increase in the future, and this is an incredible opportunity for Bulgarian manufacturers, especially of the traditional for our country products like essential oils,” he said.
Lukarski added that the submission of financial support through IANSMP for the participation of Bulgarian exhibitors on “NaturalandOrganic Products Europe 2016” and the organization of national stand of our country can act as a springboard for the Bulgarian exhibitors. The long history and the successful development of the exposition make it mandatory meeting point for producers and buyers of natural products from all over the world. At this year’s edition 600 exhibitors from 78 countries are involved, and the number of visitors is expected to exceed 10 000. Bulgarian
“The promotion of export-oriented enterprises is a priority in our work. We make great efforts to improve their access to international markets because the Bulgarian products have traditions, quality and great potential, “said in addition Minister Lukarski.
Its products on “Natural and Organic Products Europe 2016” represent producers of organic foods, drinks and supplements “Internet cafe – BG” Ltd., Laktima EAD Bioex OOD, Agaricus BG EOOD and Biostail OOD; the manufacturer of preventative and cosmetic products and personal hygiene means Bilka Lifestyle OOD; the company Ecomaat EOOD, specialized in the production of oil-bearing plants; manufacturers of essential oils and aromatic oils Intermed 1 EOOD, Ikarov EOOD and Kateko OOD. On the exhibition also participate and Refan Bulgaria OOD, specialized in the production of perfumery and cosmetics and Super Foods OOD, which operate in the production, distribution and retail and wholesale with foods and beverages.