The company was established in 1969 as a farm for raising queen-bees in the Lipaka region, situated 5 km from Lovech. 5 000 queen-bees were raised during the first years. The production technology is based on scientific basis under the guidance of the Experimental Station for bee keeping in Sofia. In 1984 the farm was transformed into an enterprise for producing bee products. In 1998 Apiakta was privatized. The activities of the company were preserved, but it started functioning as a private commercial company.
Apiakta, has a leading position in the production of queen-bees for the market. A local bee breed similar to karnika is raised. The selection activities are guided by The National Association for Raising Activities in Plovdiv.
Capacity 10 000 queen-bees.
The company applies Good Practice for Producing Bee Products - bee honey, bee pollen and production of wax bases with different standards in conformity with European requirements BG № 1117008.