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International Exhibition for Agriculture and Food Industries in Lithuania

Tool category
& type


  • Other Events
  • Keyword(s)

    Agriculture, Events, Exhibition, Food quality, Food safety, Information, National Rural Network


    The Ministry of Agriculture of Lithuania organizes annually an international exhibition showcasing the agriculture and food sectors. AgroBalt is the largest and the most significant event for agriculture and food in the Baltic Region. The exhibition focuses on business, consumption and policies. It presents new opportunities and technologies available to small and medium-sized businesses, alternative agricultural activities, etc. The event gathers a vast range of guests, including foreign Ministers of Agriculture, European Commission officials, ambassadors, the country's agriculture and food companies and organizations.

    & RDP Region(s)


  • [LT] National Level
  • Main purpose

    The main purpose of AgroBalt is to encourage the participation of Lithuanian rural and agricultural development stakeholders in the national and international processes of agricultural development and to promote business development by providing safe and healthy food to consumers. Furthermore, the event aims at promoting small and medium-size business within rural areas, at establishing contacts between regional companies operating in the agricultural and food industries and foreign countries, and at presenting the challenges facing EU rural development policies.

    tools used

    Website, press releases, tv shows.

    Target audience

    EAFRD Beneficiaries:

  • Farmers
  • Other rural businesses
  • Women
  • Other EAFRD Beneficiaries

  • Rural Development Stakeholders:

  • NRNs
  • Managing Authorities
  • Other Government
  • LAGs
  • EU Institutions
  • Other Rural Development Stakeholders

  • General Audience:

  • Students
  • Youth
  • General Public
  • Urban Population
  • Rural Population
  • Other General Audience
  • Technical information

    Around 309 participants took part in the last exhibition. Organisers promoted the event by an award contest (e.g. award for food products). Roundtable discussions on "small farming prospects and challenges of globalization” were held, attended by national and international officials responsible for agriculture and rural development.

    Date produced

    updated 2012

    Cost range

    > €100 000


    AgroBalt is organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of Lithuania.

    Distribution & Promotion

    The Ministry of Agriculture of Lithuania is responsible for promoting the event.

    Assessment of effectiveness

    The fair was very successful and beneficial not only for stakeholders directly involved in rural development, agriculture and food industry but also regarding making new contacts, exchanging of experience and knowledge on new technologies & new markets. It was also popular among a broader public because this fair attracted 28 000 visitors which is considered as a big success.

    Name of organisation

    The Ministry of Agriculture of Lithuania

    Type of

    Managing Authority


    Name of contact person

    Jelena Jusionis


    Gedimino pr.19 (Lelevelio g.6), LT-01103 Vilnius,


    +37 8239 8458