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Malt producer Malteries Soufflet Bulgaria intends to invest EUR 30 million in Pleven

February 26, 2015

Malt producer Malteries Soufflet Bulgaria, part of French-based Soufflet Group, intends to invest EUR 30 million in expanding its operations in Pleven, in northern Bulgaria, announced Desislava Taneva, Minister of Agriculture and Food,  reported

Malteries Soufflet is one of the world leaders in production of malt from barley for brewing industry. The company has two breweries in Bulgaria-one in Pleven and one in Haskovo.

From 15 years the French company has its own plant on Romania and has been developing economic activity in Serbia, as well. The company employs about 4000 people worldwide. In 2012, Malteries Soufflet, a unit of the Soufflet Group, acquired the malting operations of Bulgarian brewer Kamenitza in Pleven and rented its plant in Haskovo over a long period.