Kauno Grūdai, AB
AB Kauno Grūdai is one of the largest companies in Lithuania processing agricultural products. The company’s activities range from the direct purchase of grain to its final processing into products: flour, pasta, bread crumbs, and pet food. Our business partners are the largest poultry producers, bakeries and supermarkets all over Lithuania. The company operates in accordance with the international food safety and quality management system ISO 22000:2005, as well as the BRC international food quality standard.
The company's activities and production
The AB Kauno Grūdai mill produces all kinds of wheat and rye flour. Products are manufactured with the latest technology equipment in accordance with the requirements of the LST, ĮST standards, BRC International food safety and quality standard, and a certificate issued in 2009 according to the ISO 22000:2005 quality management standard. After changes made to its current processing lines, the company now produces edible wheat germ, crushed wheat, and Activus rye.
Wheat flour is packed in 1 kg, 1.75 kg and 2 kg paper bags, 25 kg, and 50 kg bags, or is sold directly from bulk tanks. AB Kauno Grūdai produces:
- Highest grade wheat flour Ekstra 405D, 405B
- Highest grade wheat flour 550E, 550D, 550C, 550B
- First grade wheat flour 812C, 812B
- Second grade wheat flour 1050B
The company also produces three types of rye flour and meal, which is packed in 45 kg or 50 kg polypropylene bags:
- Rye sifted flour
- Rye light-sifted meal
- Rye whole meal
Dorea pasta from AB Kauno Grūdai is made from durum wheat flour and the highest quality wheat flour. Pasta prepared (cooked, baked) from this flour does not get mushy and the pieces stay separate. This high-quality pasta is appreciated for its quality by everyone who likes to cook.
Kauno Grūdai pasta is made in the three most popular shapes: fusilli, pene, and conchiglie are offered in packages of 500 grams.
One of the most recent activities of AB Kauno Grūdai is the production of instant noodles. We produce two types of noodles: noodles processed in steam and oil or just steamed (less fat content).
Instant noodles are made of high grade wheat flour, iodinated salt and water. The product composition and technology of production allows using it in a variety of ways: uncooked as crackers, as pasta for soup, spaghetti noodles, or even serving it as a garnish to dishes.
We offer a variety of flavours with our instant noodles: chicken, beef, chili, curry, vegetable and others.
AB Kauno Grūdai produces bread crumbs for cooking that can be used:
- For meat, poultry and fish semi-finished products with a unique taste, preserving the product juices and aroma, and improving the appearance of dishes.
- As a minced meat ingredient;
- For decoration.
We make bread crumbs of various coarseness (1–3 mm) and various colours of crumbs (different shades of white, yellow, and orange). Their shelf life is 12 months.
AB Kauno Grūdai sells sunflower, rapeseed and soybean oils. Our sunflower oil is of high-quality, with a high content of poly-unsaturated fat and low in saturated fatty acids. The oil has stable composition – it does not crystallise and has a long shelf life. It is suitable for frying, deep-frying, and salads.
Rapeseed oil has a mild flavour and can be produced in a liquid or solid form. This oil is rich in high quality mono-saturated fat and vitamin E, and can be used for frying, deep-frying, and salads.
Soybean oil is one of the most popular deep-frying oils, rich in high quality poly-unsaturated fat and nutrients. It is healthy and has a high smoke index and vitamin E concentration.
AB Kauno Grūdai produces CANIS Major, a complete food for adult dogs with vitamins and minerals that is a natural product with a sophisticated formulation that has been refined for over a decade.
The pet food formula is designed so that the grain, vegetable protein, fish, meat products, oils, vitamins and trace elements contained in it are balanced, and the calcium and phosphorus ratio ensures the dog’s body development and functions, well-being and health.
CANIS MAJOR dog food is balanced according to the needs of your pet and his activity level. The food is produced for very active and for less active dogs. For active guard dogs we offer CANIS MAJOR with beef and chicken, and for less active dogs – CANIS MAJOR balance. Foods with beef and chicken for active dogs have more active metabolic energy available, and a higher protein and crude fat content.
CANIS MAJOR pet food for dogs is available in 0.5 kg, 3 kg and 10 kg bags.
We also offer a complete food for adult small and medium breed dogs, CANIS Minor. CANIS Minor food is specially balanced for small pets and meets the specific needs of energy and nutrients of small breeds of dogs. It contains an essential complex of 13 vitamins and 7 minerals that provides a full and high-quality diet.
CANIS Minor comes in the two most popular flavours: chicken and beef. The food is packed in two sizes of bags, 500 g and 2.2 kg, and the 2.2 kg package has a handle that makes it comfortable to carry.
La Murr complete cat food has been mainly designed for adult cats and contains all the nutrients, minerals and vitamins necessary for cats. The food contains almost 30% of proteins, providing the necessary energy for cats.
La Murr cat food is sold in convenient 450 g and 750 g packs with a zip-lock, so that the food stays fresh and retains its flavour after opening the package. La Murr comes in three varieties:
- with beef, chicken and green vegetables;
- with chicken, rabbit and beef;
- with duck, chicken, rabbit and vegetables.