EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Arvi kalakutai

Arvi kalakutai

Geographic Location

Country: Lithuania
Region: Marijampoles apskritis; Lietuva
Location of affected unit(s): Marijampole


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products
10.13 - Production of meat and poultry meat products
Number Employed: 156
Group: Arvi

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 04-12-2019
Planned Job Reductions min: 156
Type of Restructuring: Closure
Employment Effect Start: 04-12-2019
Direct Dismissals: 156

Additional Information

Arvi kalakutai, a Lithuanian company engaged in turkey processing and production, intends to close its activities and to dismiss 156 employees in Marijampole. The company belongs to the Arvi group of enterprises uniting agricultural and food sector companies. Lately, the company has been experiencing financial difficulties; in November 2019, the company initiated restructuring proceedings. According to the management, despite the restructuring, Arvi kalakutai will not be able to continue its activities. The company used to process over 7,000 tons of turkey meat annually. Currently the company employs 156 employees.