Developing wild berry business to boost local economy and social cohesion

Sweden

Current situation requiring improvements 

  • Wild berry refining industry is underdeveloped, as wholesalers prefer to export
  • Reliance on foreign labour for picking.

Main activities in FAIRCHAIN

  • Develop an ICT tool to map and help detect the location of wild berries to facilitate picking by the local population
  • Development of local berry cleaning and sorting companies and industrial regional processing companies