Construction of a lavender distillery in Bulgaria

Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.

Project summary: 

In recent years, many new lavender plantations have been established in Bulgaria. At the same time, the processing capacity for raw lavender is insufficient. This was a major constraint in exploiting the full potential of the promising sector. 
In this context, a family business decided to diversify its activities and to respond to the new trend towards healthy, organic products. They decided to invest in lavender processing and set up a distillery for raw bio-lavender. The investment included the construction of an industrial processing building with modern equipment. 

Project results: 

The investment will increase the business’s revenues and ensure quality production through innovative technologies and strict control over the whole process. The investment provides/guarantees a secure income for a minimum of 10 years. 
The investment allowed for the development of a new organic product in response to market demand.
Two new jobs were created. 
The investment demonstrates the opportunities for young people/specialists to become young farmers, or entrepreneurs in rural areas.