Manufacturing

The Company RIVONA, UAB owns tinned food, milk, culinary, confectionery, meat processing and production lines in Alytus and Kėdainiai cities.

The Cannery in Alytus produces fruit and vegetable nectars, juice, sauces, mustard, fruit jams and marmalades, vegetable soups, fruit and vegetable purees, substitute honey, snacks, herring garnishes, pickled salads, vegetables and champignons, - altogether around 90 sorts of products. In 2012, the Cannery was equipped with a new vegetable cleaning line enabling to speed up the vegetable cleaning process with compressed steam. In 2013, there was installed a modern, fully-automated industrial cooking pot made in Germany significantly accelerating the entire production process. In 2015, there was installed powerful vegetable cutting machine. In 2016 Alytus Cannery was installed a new fully automated vacuum cooking pot. In 2017, repairs were carried out, new warehouses, administrative and household facilities were installed.
In 2017, the Alytus Cannery produced over 3,5 thousand tons of different products. Alytus Cannery employs approximately 45 employees. In 2017 Alytus Cannery plant's had turnover of 3,52 EUR excluding value added tax (VAT).

Alytus Dairy, the manufacturing unit of the Company RIVONA, produces yoghurts, sour cream, milk, kefir, kefir drink, butter, curds and cheese curds, - altogether around 70 sorts of various dairy products. In 2014, the Company made the investment of LTL 1 million (289 thousand EUR) for the renovation of the existing equipment and acquisition of the new one. In 2017, the turnover of the Alytus Dairy totaled up to LTL 16,38 million EUR exclusive of the Value Added Tax. The Dairy produced 19,55 thousand tons of products. In average, it employs about 68 people. In 2013, it launched a new ice-cream unit producing 38 different sorts of ice-cream. During 2017 year, the unit produced 7,84 million portions of ice-cream and 72 tones in ice cream boxes. The greatest part of its products the Dairy supplies to NORFA commercial network.

Alytus Cannery and Alytus Dairy supply their products not only for the Lithuanian market. Their produce can be found in Ireland, Belorussia, Great Britain, Estonia, Greece, Italy, China, Israel, Latvia, Poland, Russia, USA, Czech Republic and Netherlands.

In 2016 JSC Rivona purchased lithuanian meat processing company.  This unit slaughters about 12 500 pigs and 160 bulls, also cuts about 130 tons of raw flesh on average per month. In addition, they also produce more than 70 varieties of products such as marinated, cooked, dried/cured, hot and cold smoked produce (sausages, wieners, rolls, ham, meat flitch). Unit monthly produces about 240 tons of products.
In 2017 it is planned to increase meat production range. Packaging line has been allready updated and it is intended to buy a new product cutting equipment. Meat processing unit employs 113 employees. Manufactured products is realized exclusively in "Norfa" trading system.

Kedainiai culinary Unit and 17 shops  produced vegetables, fish, meat and flour products: salads, snacks, chutneys, pastry - approximately 150 sorts of products. The Unit is also supply to the market fish. In 2017, it produced 1,87 thousand tons of products and also supplied about 960 tons of fish. Main culinary Unit Kedainiai employs around 80 employees and  shops - have about 60 employees.

The Culinary Unit has implemented the hygiene requirements of the European Union legislation regarding the products of animal origin, and has been granted a certificate of the State Food and Veterinary Service enabling it to supply its meat products and pre-cooked meat foodstuff not only within the commercial network of NORFA, but in other outlets in Lithuania and European Union states as well.

In 2010, the Company RIVONA, UAB was awarded by the Ministry of Social Security and Labor of the Republic of Lithuania with the Certificate of Appreciation for being able to create new work-places in the areas with the highest unemployment rates in 2010 (in Alytus).

In 2016, UAB “Rivona” acquired a meat processing company, which supplemented the company’s line of production units. On average, about 12 500 pigs and 160 bulls are slaughtered per month in the meat processing unit, and about 130 tonnes of raw materials are cut down. In addition, the meat production shop produces boiled, soused, dried, hot and cold smoked production (rolls, wieners, sausages, ham, bacon), over 70 types of products in total. About 240 tons of production is produced per month.

In 2017, the packing lines were renewed and new cutting equipment was purchased. The meat processing unit has 113 employees. The manufactured products are sold exclusively in “Norfa” trading system.

In 2018, the reconstruction of the slaughterhouse is scheduled, which will increase the production volume and the range of products of the meat processing shop.

Alytus canning plant and Alytus dairy address:
Putinų st. 33,
Alytus, LT - 62175
Lithuania

Kėdainiai culinary address:
Pramonės st. 15
Kėdainiai, LT - 57241
Lithuania

Savanorių pr. 176, LT-03154 Vilnius 
Tel. +(370) 5 2331181
Fax. +(370) 5 2331182
rivona@rivona.lt