Bulgarian National Association of Essential Oils, Perfumery and Cosmetics (BNAEOPC) was established in 1999. BNAEOPC is a non-profit legal entity.
BNAEOPC unites 125 companies in the industry, including manufacturers and traders of essential oils, manufacturers and distributors of perfumes, cosmetics, toiletries; manufacturers and suppliers of raw materials, packaging and equipment.
Its associate members are: University of Food Technology (UFT), research units – Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry at BAS, Institute of Roses and Essential Oils (IREMC), laboratories “Bulgarian Rose” Ltd., National Laboratory “Bull Rose” Ltd. , as well as the Bulgarian Association of Organic Products.
BNAEOPC is a full member of prestigious international and European organizations, like the European Cosmetics Association (Cosmetics Europe – The Personal Care association), the European Federation of Manufacturers and Traders of Essential Oils (EFEO), the International Association of Natural and Organic Cosmetics (NaTrue), the Bulgarian Institute of standardization (BIS)
BNAEOPC is a full member of employers’ organizations in Bulgaria – Association of Industrial Capital in Bulgaria (BICA), Made in Bulgaria “Union of Small and Medium Business”, Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce (BIA), Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI);
The main priorities in the activity of BNAEOPC are promoting the Bulgarian essential oils and cosmetic products, while raising the awareness of the business regarding any new normative requirements to the production process.
BNAEOPC conducts active dialogues with line ministries and agencies: Ministry of Health, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, Ministry of Environment and Water, Executive Agency for Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises (BSMEPA), Bulgarian Accreditation Service Executive Agency, ex.