The French company "Malterite Souffle Bulgaria" invested 30 million euro to increase its production capacity in Pleven more than three times. This was announced at a press conference in the municipality of Pleven by Olivier Geoffroy - Procurator of the company.
The malt production of the Pleven plant in Bulgaria will increase to 50,000 tons. The company has been in Pleven for 5 years. The new plant is currently being designed and its construction will begin in April 2018, and it is expected to be commissioned in September 2019. The new plant will be high-tech with 20 workers who will undergo special training.
This investment in Pleven is a symbol of the intensity of relations between France and Bulgaria, said France's Ambassador to Bulgaria Eric Lebédel, who was present at the announcement of the investment intention.