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The war for sunflower oil and Bulgaria’s role in the market

The war for sunflower oil and Bulgaria’s role in the market

In Bulgaria, the sunflower oil business was worth close to 1.5 bln levs (767 million euro) last year


Bulgaria to suffer weaker growth, higher inflation over war in Ukraine

Bulgaria to suffer weaker growth, higher inflation over war in Ukraine

Exports to Russia and Ukraine account for only 2.4% of Bulgaria’s total, but supply chains have been destroyed


The week: Russian tanks steal our common future, stacking up on grain, some good ideas

The week: Russian tanks steal our common future, stacking up on grain, some good ideas

K Insights 11/03: economy grows (pre-war), some unicorns


Food and beverage Top 30: Sunflower Billions

Food and beverage Top 30: Sunflower Billions

The sector as a whole performs well, but the champion is sunflower oil production


Who is who in Bulgarian grain

Who is who in Bulgarian grain

The biggest in the agriculture sector


Agriculture sector in Bulgaria: Calm during the pandemic, getting ready for records

Agriculture sector in Bulgaria: Calm during the pandemic, getting ready for records

Local and foreign wheat, corn and sunflower seeds producers dominate the rankings


The week: Yet another saviour on the horizon, Fourth Covid wave is here and some good news for the budget

The week: Yet another saviour on the horizon, Fourth Covid wave is here and some good news for the budget

To party or not to party, that is Kiril Petkov’s question, (some) Covid restrictions, after all, and even more expensive electricity


Gradus’ shares, the Sofia stock exchange, and pension funds

Gradus’ shares, the Sofia stock exchange, and pension funds

According to the Sofia-listed company’s prospectus for its 2018 IPO, revenues were much higher in 2017 than in any of the following three years. Seven pension funds are shareholders to this day.


Bulgarian machine-maker acquires Italian supplier

Bulgarian machine-maker acquires Italian supplier

The sunflower dehulling machine manufacturer ELICA is now owner of Bologna-based ASM


Svetoslav Ilchovsky: These people steal from us relentlessly

Svetoslav Ilchovsky: These people steal from us relentlessly

The businessman who rocked Bulgaria’s parliament in its final days over allegations of high-level corruption speaks to Capital weekly


A tale from the (still) captured state, new elections and the Russians are coming... for now

A tale from the (still) captured state, new elections and the Russians are coming... for now

K Insights 07/05: there are money for COVID-measures until June; who is the largest builder in Bulgaria


The deals of 2020: Few and far between

The deals of 2020: Few and far between

The pandemic practically froze the M&A market. Buyers are still mostly local faces


Fast Reads

Fast Reads


Ten years later: From bust to boom

Ten years later: From bust to boom

Ten years ago, business collapsed as a result of the global financial crisis; survivors now enter into a new hard season By Tedy Vasileva


The last strong year

The last strong year

The revenues and profits of the largest companies in Bulgaria increased rapidly last year but the Covid-19 crisis has put an end to a decade of growth


Bulgaria’s new factories

Bulgaria’s new factories

Investment projects worth 1.3 billion levs were announced last year, up 500 million levs on 2018


Bulgaria’s Bright Side: When smart ideas turn into business

Bulgaria’s Bright Side: When smart ideas turn into business

World makers & Business full of beans & Bulgarian pasta in Darlington


Small, midsize and of ever increasing importance

Small, midsize and of ever increasing importance

For the first time, the yearly Gepard ranking of most dynamic small and midsize enterprises in Bulgaria by Capital comprises more than 2200 companies. They have increased their revenues by more than 30% in 2018.


TOP 30 in food and beverages: A little richer menu

TOP 30 in food and beverages: A little richer menu

Most producers had a strong year but reported no record jumps