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Bulgaria expects bumper wheat harvest of 6 million tonnes

The country is an exporter to more than 30 international markets

Photo: mzh.government.bg

The harvesting campaign of the Bread of Peace initiative, which brings together 12 countries from Central and Eastern Europe, was launched today near the village of Zlatitrap in the Plovdiv region. 

Speaking at the ceremony, Agriculture Minister Georgi Tahov said that the expected wheat harvest for 2024 was over 6 million tonnes. "The bread balance in our country will be secured. The current favourable weather conditions give us confidence that this year's harvest will be of the highest quality," he said. 

The minister noted that Bulgaria remained a key player in the global grain market, exporting wheat to more than 30 countries.

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