The Food and beverage service activities industry in Bulgaria was represented by 22,402 companies at the end of 2015,compared to 22,213 in the previous year and 19,562 in 2013. The industry's net profit amounted to BGN 47,799,000 in 2015.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 2,421,489,000 in 2015, up by 10.65% compared to the previous year. The combined costs of the companies in the Food and beverage service activities industry reached BGN 2,361,018,000 in 2015, up by 9.58% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 3.0% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2015, compared to 2.81% for 2014 and 2.62% in 2013. A total of 77,704 people were employed in the Food and beverage service activities industry in 2015, compared to 72,532 in 2014 and 109,870 in 2013. Most of the companies in the industry are based in Sofia, followed by Varna and Plovdiv.