Rodeo (Spanish) is a sports competition that originates from work practices of the early cowboys, vaqueros, who demonstrated exceptional skills in taming herds of wild cattle in Spain and Mexico and later in the USA, Canada, South America, and Australia. The guarantee for success in that challenging work was good practical skills and quick reaction.
Like those Spanish ‘vaqueros’, “Agrorodeo” enters a rather confined arena of grain market, and together with other local traders - similar ‘vaqueros’- takes a concerted attempt of staying firm “in the saddle”. “Agrorodeo” is a team whose game strategy and tactics is based on experience, professionalism and ability to quickly orient themselves in different situations.
The joint-stock company “Agrorodeo” was established on 7 November 2006. The company’s main activities include trade in agricultural products, protein feed additives, fertilizers, and seed in domestic and international markets.
Successfully developing its activities in Lithuania and actively trading in AMER, EMEA and APAC regions “Agrorodeo” can be proud of the honesty, responsibility, professionalism and loyalty of its employees and trade partners.
To ensure and consolidate professionalism and good working practices, “Agrorodeo” became a member of the Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA) in London on 23 November 2007. To start with 21 October 2008 the trading activities of the company have been assessed annually, and for the sixth consecutive season “Agrorodeo” has been granted the GTP (European Good Trading Practice) certificate.
The management of the company demonstrated its ability to quickly orient itself by investing in the construction of own grain terminal in Liepaja, Latvia, in 2009. The decision strengthened the position of the company in the Latvian port as well as confirmed its status of being one of the largest grain exporters in Lithuania.
According to the results of the 1st-3rd quarters of 2010, the company made it to the Top 50 of the fastest-growing companies in Lithuania and is the third on the list of the most efficient Lithuanian companies. Based on the results of the research of the most efficient companies in the Baltic States carried out by Profile International same year, 2010, “Agrorodeo” takes the 3rd place in its branch of Industry in the Baltic region (the first two places going to Latvian companies).
On the grounds of developed cooperation relations, the company will continue developing the priority areas of: