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    Medaus gurmanas Ltd.

    Our company is taking activity in importing/exporting honey and honey...

    JSC Baltic mineral water company

    In 1999, wishing to share this unique water with as much people as possible,...


    JSC “Judex” is a modern manufacturing enterprise producing...

    MDP Holding

    MDP Holding was founded in 2009. Our main office is in...

    Sanprint Ltd.

    We are a Lithuanian company engaged in export of Lithuanian honey and its...



The food industry is one of the key sectors of Lithuanian’s economy.  The food sector produces a major share of the total value created by Lithuanian producers. The most developed food processing subsectors are milk, meat and grain processing. Other well-established sectors are brewing, fish processing, canned vegetables, fruits and confectionery. Over 600 companies operate in the food processing industry in Lithuania. In 2011, 43.6% of total food production and 16% of total beverages production were exported.


The Sector and Its Key Advantages:

  • Long-standing production traditions
  • Strategic geographic location
  • Favorable climate, arable land
  • Excellent logistics network
  • Highly-skilled workforce of over 36,000 employees
  • Extensive application of modern technologies
  • Rapid growth of innovative companies
  • Stringent quality and environmental standards, in compliance with EU regulations
  • Attractive quality-price ratio
  • Approximately 50% of dairy production is exported to other EU countries
  • Lithuanian beer was awarded at the European Beer Star Awards, World Beer Cup and World Beer Championship

Key Branches of the Food Sector:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Milk and dairy products
  • Meat and meat products
  • Poultry and eggs
  • Fish and fish products
  • Baked goods
  • Confectionery and sugar
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Nuts, berries and mushrooms
  • Spices, herbs and seeds
  • Oils
  • Grain, wheat and fodde
  • Organic products

The leading companies in the food sector include Vičiūnai Group, Pieno Žvaigždės, Rokiškio Sūris, Kauno Grūdai, Žemaitijos Pienas, Švyturys-Utenos Alus, Marijampolės Pieno Konservai, Norvelita and Biovela.

Contact information

If you have any questions, or would like more information about the Lithuanian food industry and/or potential business partners in this field, please contact:

Indrė Zakarauskaitė
Project manager

Enterprise Lithuania
A. Gostauto st. 40A
Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel: +370 (5) 2194316
Email: i.zakarauskaite@enterpriselithuania.com