Love knows no limits, that has the first season of ‘Farmer seeks Wife – Around The World’ double proved with the beautiful couples, Jan and Romina and Manu and Hilde. Also this year, 5 Flemish farmers abroad in search of a love of here. From Monday 15 to Friday 19 april sets VTM every day a new farmer, between VTM NEWS and Family, about 19.55. Monday night snapped the 25-year-old akkerbouwer Victor from Bulgaria, the striker off.
“The first thing I’ve done for two weeks before I came here, looked up what wheat looks like and what you can do with it. Youtube and Wikipedia: unbelievable is that!!!”
Victor is an ambitious entrepreneur pure sang. As part of a twin, he was born in Ostend. When he was four, he moved with his family to Bulgaria, and he was barely 20 when he there took over an ailing farm in Tsar Petrovo, a 4-hour drive from the capital Sofia. Under Victor’s influence for good tripled the farm after less than 5 years and in the meantime, the young man at the head of one of the largest farms in Europe, with 55 people who work for him. “It pays off to work hard. The first thing I’ve done for two weeks before I came here, looked up what wheat looks like and what you can do with it. Youtube and Wikipedia: unbelievable is that!!! (laughs)” On the mega-farm 4000 hectares of land intensively used for the cultivation of wheat, sunflowers, maize, oilseed rape, herbs,… but also, there are 200 sheep, pigs, goats, sheep, etc.