Developing wild berry business to boost local economy and social cohesion
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
Participants representing the wild berry companies, public sector and universities come together to better understand the problems and opportunities of wild berry production in the north of Sweden, and set up goals for development of value chain. Visit the dedicated...