Galen-N

About us

Bul Fito Oils Disitllery ZelenikovoGalen-N is one of the largest producers and manufacturers of Bulgarian rose, Lavender, Chamomile, Lemon Balm (Melissa) and other essential oils, floral waters, concretes and absolutes.

Building on top of an established 60 years in the industry, the company also specialises in the research, development and manufacturing of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and dry phytochemical extracts.

Galen-N only processes the highest quality raw materials. Most of them originate from our own crop fields located in the Rose Valley region of Bulgaria, known for its unique climatic and soil characteristics.

Our production activity is divided into the following main streams:

Essential Oils | Floral Waters | Concretes and Absolutes | Dry Phytochemical Exctracts | APIs


Our products are always in stock and widely used in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, perfume, chemical and food industries.

You are welcome to visit at each step of our manufacturing process.

Contact us and we will gladly organise your visit to our facilities.

1. Witness the harvest:
Our different crop fields are located in the Rose and Thracian Valleys, where we grow our own Rosa Damascena, Lavandula angustifolia, Melissa officinalis, Chamomilla Matricaria, Artemis nobilis and many other crops.

2. Supervise the production

Every step of the process is performed in our own facilities and carefully controlled and monitored in order to ensure the highest standards of quality and purity of the products. Take a look at our steam distillery, dry extraction facility, concrete and absolute extraction facility.

Our modern manufacturing facility is GMP-certified for production of cosmetic ingredients and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). It has 63 m3 distillation and 30 m3 extraction capacities. Two of the installations are specially designed for production of concretes and absolutes.

3. Double-check the quality
We test every batch at least twice – once in our own laboratory and once in an independent laboratory in Bulgaria, France or the USA. Order a free sample of our current batch and test it in a laboratory you trust.

Florentinian rose oil sample Testing lab  Lab research

4. Seal and ship

Our products are packaged and stored according to the highest standards in the industry. We use only the best certified packaging materials and methods to make sure your products will reach you in perfect condition.

Rose oil packaging Essential oils warehouse Dry extract packaging

You can perform multiple quality checks before shipping and after arrival at your destination.

Most of our returning clients order in advance so they get the freshest oils right after production.

For packaging purposes we use tournaire system plus, fiber drum Greif and Greif Gcube pallets.


Buy with confidence

Galen-N’s processes and products are guaranteed by constant audits from certifying bodies and clients, certifications and membership in the EFEO and IFEAT.

All of our pharmaceutical-grade products are produced according to GMP and leading pharmacopoeia practices – as well as in line with all environmental regulations and requirements.

With a quality which meets the much sought-after ISO 9001:2015 international standard, and which is carefully controlled at every phase of production, we make sure you get a pure product suitable for any commercial or industrial purpose.

Galen-N and its production company Bul Phyto Oils are active members of the following international and Bulgarian organizations and associations:

IFEAT (pdf) International Federation of Essential Oils and Aroma Trades
E.F.E.O. (pdf) European Federation of Essential oils
BNAEOPC (pdf) Bulgarian National Association Essential oils, Perfumery and cosmetics
BIA Bulgarian Industrial Association
BDA (pdf) Bulgarian Drug Agency
GMP (pdf) Good Manufacturing Practice Certificate
– ISO:9001 by SGS (pdf)
– Organic certificate (pdf ) by LACON
Processing and trade Essential oils and waters from cultivated and collected essential oils plants
BIO Certificate  (pdf) of Compliance for Rose products
– Kosher (pdf)
– Halal

GMP Kosher HALAL

Meet us

Events participationGalen-N is a recognised bulk producer, manufacturer and exporter of essential oils, floral water, concrete, absolute, APIs and dry pharmaceutical extracts with a global reputation.

Active participation in specialised exhibitions, trade shows and international conferences ensures that you work with a professional team at the cutting edge of the industry.

Meet us at one of the following events:

Biofach | Vivaness | In-Cosmetics | Natural and Organic Products Europe

Beauty Eurasia | Vitafood | PIAS | CphI | IFEAT


Visit us

We look forward to establishing strong relations with essential oils industry professionals, international producers and traders.

Our plantations, distillery and production sites are located in Zelenikovo village near Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

If you would like to meet us in person, do not hesitate to contact us right away. We will arrange your visit to any of our facilities and fields.


Our History

zelenikovo-history

Galen-N Ltd. is a successor to the largest distillery for production of rose oil. Located in Zelenikovo village in the Plovdiv region of Bulgaria, it was launched back in 1957. The distillery concept was based on a French project and design.

In 1993, an innovative plant extraction facility for production of concretes and absolutes was launched. At that moment and for a long time after, it was the only installation of its kind in Bulgaria.

Galen-N Ltd. was founded in 2001 and quickly gained a leading position in the essential oils and natural phytochemical extracts market.

In 2006, the company acquired the production facilities in Zelenikovo. Our new production company – Bul Phyto Oils Plc – was founded. The investment allowed us to acquire not only production facilities but also invaluable long-standing experience and know-how.

In 2013, the new GMP-certified production facility was inaugurated. This investment allowed us to become the only Bulgarian producer that offers essential oils of a pharmaceutical quality.

In 2016, the new Organic distillery for production of Organic-certified products was opened.

In 2017, we opened our own laboratories to check and ensure the best possible quality.

In 2018, we opened our new extraction facility for production of concretes, absolutes and dry phytochemical extracts.


Our Present

Production plantOur modern manufacturing facility is GMP-certified for production of cosmetic ingredients and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). It has 95 m3 distillation and three extraction lines. Two of the installations are specially designed for production of concretes and absolutes.

In the last two years we have launched a new Organic distillery, modern laboratories and extraction units to meet the growing demand for Organic products and to ensure the best quality for our costumers.

Now, Galen-N is the biggest Bulgarian producer and supplier of essential oils – especially rose oil, with annual production of 600kg – APIs and dry extracts.


Our Future

Over 60 years of tradition and know-how in essential oils and natural extract production has been upgraded with modern production equipment and facilities. Our fully equipped modern research centre helps us in the development of new products and improvement of existing ones.

Our constantly increasing investments in crop plantations allow us to ensure the full traceability of our production process. Thus we can guarantee the permanent high quality of all our products, proved by certified laboratories according to international standards.

Galen-N Ltd has a long-term investment program in order to constantly ensure the highest quality products are received by our client. Galen-N is a leading producer and a reliable and trustworthy partner. We look forward to further developing our facilities and capabilities in the future.


How to buy our products?

Here is how we usually work with new clients:

  • You send us your requirements and provide as much information as possible.
  • We reply with our stock quantities, price estimate, delivery and payment options.
  • We include product specifications, MSDS and CoA for any product.
  • You request a free 1-2 gram sample by courier.
  • Choose INCOTERMS, EXW, CIF, CPT or DAP delivery.
  • Choose your payment method and terms.
  • Place your order and make the payment.
  • All products are shipped in special containers, certified recipient from leading suppliers.
  • Your shipment travels by air, land or sea.
  • You receive the product together with MSDS, CoA and documents for the package.

 

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