The annual rye bread donation campaign was held in the Dobrich region

11.09.2018, Dobrich. The annual NGPA initiative of donating rye bread to people in need took place in the town of Dobrich. The rye was produced as part of the “Peace Bread” project by the Association of the Bulgarian Grain Producers 2006 – General Toshevo, a member organization of the NGPA. Together with the Bulgarian Red Cross, the Association donated 600 loaves of rye bread to people with particular nutritional requirements. During a symbolic ceremony Mr. Steliyan Stoyanov, a member of the Management Board of the NGPA and chairman of the [...]


The 2018 Rye Harvest Ceremony for the “Peace Bread” Project Held Near the Town of General Toshevo

02.07.2018, Town of General Toshevo. The National Grain Producers Association held the 2018 Rye Harvest Ceremony for the “Peace Bread” project in July 2018 close to the town of General Toshevo in Northwestern Bulgaria. This year’s hosts were the Association of the Bulgarian Grain Producers 2006 – General Toshevo. As tradition dictated, the harvest began with a prayer and a “bereket” (“prosperity”) ritual. The Bulgarian rye yield, together with those from the other 11 project partner countries, was sent to be used for the preparation of this year’s “peace bread” [...]


The 2016 “Peace Bread” Harvest Ceremony Visited by its German Counterparts

20.06.2016 – Klikach village. The 2016 hosts in the “Peace Bread” project in Bulgaria, Nikolay Kirov, (chairman of the “Union of Grain Producers from Burgas Province”), and Teodor Todorov, (chairman of the “Union of Grain Producers Markeli” – Karnobat), welcomed numerous guests, friends, and colleagues at the ritual rye harvest which took place in the village of Klikach, Burgas province. The ceremony was in the spirit of the region’s harvest traditions with live folklore songs and dances. As tradition dictated, the harvest began with a prayer and a “bereket” (“prosperity”) [...]


Harvest of PeaceBread rye in Bulgaria: Supreme moment and festive day

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 [...]

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