50% of Bulgarian Food Comes From Grey Market – Producers
Some 50% of food in Bulgaria is produced in the grey market, and almost all fish sold on the local markets is illegal.
Those were among the claims of the representatives of inter-branch organizations discussed at a meeting concerning food control, Bulgaria's National Radio informs.
The legally produced fish and fish products are not welcome on the local market, said Yordan Gospodinov. According to him, there are 3,600 production sites for fish in Bulgaria and only 700 of them have been registered.
The food control is weak and only the legitimate producers are subject to it, the owner of a fruit processing plant argued.
The inter-branch organizations were unanimous that there are control mechanisms that are used only for racketeering of food producers, BNR reports.
“We produce high quality foods from natural raw materials made in Bulgaria”, a bread producer claimed.
- » Bulgaria Is On 3rd Place Selling New Cars in EU
- » NSI: Number of Residential Buildings Put into Exploitation in Q1 of 2017 Totalled to 462
- » Turkish Steam Gas Pipeline Irritates But Gives New Opportunities to Bulgaria
- » Bulgarian Farmers Receive EUR 227M Euro Subsidies
- » Bulgaria Accepts the Gazprom Antitrust Offer, Under Conditions
- » US Technological Giant Tesla To Step on Bulgarian Market