In 2020, Bulgarian export of herbs dropped by about 20% to less than 9,000 tons, data from the Bulgarian Association of Herbalists, quoted by "Bulgarian Farmer" show. However, export of medicinal plants to more than 50 countries..
Bulgaria ranks first in the world in the amount of herbs produced per unit of area, the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Waters announced on the occasion of Enyovden (Midsummer's Day). We outperform the largest producers and exporters such as..
The traditional culture of every nation has preserved the so-called alternative (natural) methods of treatment. When official medicine does not help, people resort to the alternative methods hoping that the wisdom of their ancestors is stronger..
Enyovden (Midsummer's Day) is one of the most beloved holidays in the folk calendar of Bulgarians, which has deep roots in our traditions, thinking, and beliefs. It has a fixed date - always it is marked on June 24. It is also called St. John of..
At the end of the First World War, tens of thousands of people were struck by a mysterious disease - the so-called “sleeping sickness”, which made the devastated Old Continent suffer even more. In 1900, a 24-year-old man from the family of a folk..
For the ninth consecutive year, Bulgaria ranks first among EU countries in the production of herbs and spices. According to Eurostat data, just over 71,000 tons of aromatic and medicinal plants and spices were harvested in the country in 2018...
For the ninth consecutive year, Bulgaria ranks first among EU countries in the production of herbs and spices. According to Eurostat, in 2018 Bulgaria produced just over 71,000 tons of herbs and spices. This way Bulgaria produces almost twice as..
The Ministry of Agriculture has prepared a National Plan for the Development of Organic Farming until 2027. The goal is to establish this country as leader in a number of bio-products. The sustainability of small organic farms will be promoted..
On 24 June the Bulgarian Orthodox Church honours one of the most revered Christian saints – John the Baptist. In folklore tradition the day is called Enyovden , Midsummer’s day, and it is connected with different rituals and beliefs connected..
Bulgaria is the largest producer of herbs in the European Union, data of Eurostat shows. In 2017 a total of 81,000 tons of aromatic and medicinal plants and herbs were grown in this country which was double the amount planted in the second-biggest..