Processors’ and Traders’
The Lithuanian Association of Grain Processors’ and Traders’ was established in 1992 on the initiative of twenty grain processing companies operating at that time. Currently, the association is united by 33 companies. The companies uniting the association have about 4,000 employees.
The grain sector is a strategic sector and one of the most important in the food chain, ensuring the supply of food to the country’s population.
According to the Department of Statistics, for the calendar year 2021, total agricultural products (grain, rapeseed, vegetables, live animals, eggs, honey, fur, fish, etc.) were exported for 1.340 billion euros, including grain and rapeseed for EUR 1.18 billion. euros, which is about 88 percent of export. Lithuanian companies exported food and beverages for 2.536 billion euros. Companies in the grain sector exported grain products, feed, feed materials, biofuels and other products for 0.457 billion euros.