Lithuania

Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia present many opportunities for U.S. products along with challenges posed by competition in these markets. Exporters with product access to the EU-27 should give serious consideration to emerging markets in these new member states. The economies of the Baltic States lent themselves to niche markets for U.S. high value products. This region highly regards America and proudly displays their American linkage with a flag or geographic emphasis. The Baltic States' retail and HRI sectors are growing. The region's expanding food processing sector also provides opportunities for U.S. suppliers of a wide variety of raw ingredients. Most popular are U.S. consumer-ready and high-value food products, from grapefruit, cranberries, seafood, wine and spirits, pet food to baking ingredients, almonds, pistachios, sunflower seeds, and protein isolates.

Upcoming Events

U.S. Soybean Regional Trade Exchange
November 29, 2018 - November 30, 2018
Fruit Logistica 2019
February 06, 2019 - February 08, 2019 – Berlin
BIOFACH 2019
February 13, 2019 - February 16, 2019 – Nuremberg
Seafood Expo Global
May 07, 2019 - May 09, 2019 – Bruxelles
ANUGA 2019
October 05, 2019 - October 09, 2019 – Cologne

Past Events

SIAL
October 21, 2018 - October 25, 2018 – Paris
COTTON USA INNOVATES AT PREMIÈRE VISION
September 19, 2018 - September 21, 2018 – Paris
Seafood Expo Global
April 24, 2018 - April 26, 2018 – Bruxelles
Biofach
February 14, 2018 - February 17, 2018 – Nuremberg
Fruit Logistica
February 07, 2018 - February 09, 2018 – Berlin

Reports for Lithuania

The Best High-Value Products Prospects:

 Fish and Seafood: salmon, lobster and other miscellaneous fish products

 Nuts: almonds, peanuts, pecans, pistachios, walnuts

 Wine

 Distilled Spirits

 Highly processed ingredients: protein concentrates dextrin, peptones, enzymes, lecithin

 Dried & Processed Fruit: cranberries, prunes

 Fruit juice concentrates: Cranberry, prune Organic products

Products not present in significant quantities, but which have good sales potential

 High quality spices and mixes (tex-mex)

 Beef: Hormone-free beef

 Ingredients for the natural and healthy foods industry

 Dairy products (whey)

 Vegetable fats for bakery industry

Products not present because they face significant boundaries

 Food additives not approved by the European Commission