The Manufacture of beverages industry in Bulgaria was represented by 884 companies at the end of 2018, compared to 920 in the previous year and 931 in 2016.
The industry's net profit amounted to BGN 132,596,000 in 2018.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 1,938,542,000 in 2018, up by 5.91% compared to the previous year.
The combined costs of the companies in the Manufacture of beverages industry reached BGN 1,786,581,000 in 2018, up by 6.46% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 1.96% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018, compared to 1.91% for 2017 and 1.94% in 2016.
A total of 11,873 people were employed in the Manufacture of beverages industry in 2018, compared to 12,005 in 2017 and 12,120 in 2016.
Most of the companies in the industry are based in Sofia, followed by Asenovgrad and Shumen.