Associate members


For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. In Bulgaria, ADM owns and operates Amylum Bulgaria, a corn wet mill production plant located in Razgrad, in the northeast of Bulgaria, producing a wide range of corn-based products for the food, beverage, paper, packaging and animal nutrition industries. Amylum Bulgaria also gives customers access to the wide range of ingredients, services and solutions that ADM offers. ADM employs more than 330 employees in Bulgaria. Amylum Bulgaria is committed to growing our business locally. Following a series of capital investments between 1995 and 2012, we began producing crystalline dextrose for customers in Europe and around the globe. By using only domestic corn in our products for the domestic market, we support local farmers and contribute more broadly to Bulgaria’s economy.

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A family-owned corporation founded in northern France. Today we are a multinational, multicultural group. Our development has been driven by innovation since 1853. A few key facts: €1.9 billion turnover. More than 160 years of experience and know-how. 1/3 of the world's bread is made with Lesaffre yeast. Every day, more than one billion people around the world consume food made with our products. The excellence of our research in biology and application development: the driving force behind Lesaffre's success. A collaborative approach to innovation based on our customers' needs. More than 500 R&D experts actively collaborate with 60 universities and research centers around the world. Our shared goal: To create innovative products that have been proven and guaranteed as safe and effective.

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The Bulgarian Soft Drinks Association

The Bulgarian Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) represents over 70% of the market of soft drinks in Bulgaria, incl. bottled waters, bringing together for more than 22 years small, medium and large Bulgarian and multinational companies. BSDA is a full and active member of the European branch structures: UNESDA, EFBW and AIJN. The Association is recognized as a responsible partner of the BG authorities in the definition of sectoral policies and the implementation of instruments in supporting the sustainable and prosperous development of the sector. An organization serving as liaison between the industry, government and public, that protects and promotes its members’ interests in areas such as food safety, nutrition and health, consumer trust and choice, competitiveness and environmental sustainability.

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