NGPA gladly announces that the final stage of PeaceBread Project is coming to fruition. Rye Harvest Ceremony has been solemnly held on 28th of July in the presence of the Minister of Agriculture and food Prof. Dimitar Grekov, NGPA’s Chairwoman Ms. Rumyana Angelova, and Management Board members. The event took place following the old Bulgarian tradition in which the harvest is a supreme moment and festive day in the farmer’s life. Despite weather challenges, rye quality is nonetheless expected to be good, and likewise for the produced yield — approximately 280 kg for the whole 0,08 ha field. Accordingly, NGPA is proud of the successful achievement of growing rye in Bulgarian soil in cooperation with other European countries.

Asya Gocheva, Organizational Secretary of National Grain Producers Association (NGPA) in Sofia