Industry exports over half of the amount of its purchased lingonberries as various raw materials for international industry or as consumer products processed by Finnish companies. In 2015, approximately 5.5 million kilograms of frozen lingonberries and over 1.6 million kilograms of fresh berries were exported. Finland exports lingonberries to many different countries.
Lingonberry products manufactured by Finnish companies include frozen lingonberry products, dried berries, lingonberry purées, powdered lingonberries and ground lingonberries. Lingonberry jams, juices, shots, smoothies, wines and liqueurs are also popular. Lingonberries are often used as a raw ingredient in yoghurts, ice creams, chocolate, desserts, snacks, soups and mueslis. In recent years, lingonberry seed oil and lingonberry extracts have become increasingly common in cosmetics products and nutritional supplements. Finns begin using berries as young children. The use of berries is common in children’s food products manufactured by Finnish industry.
Companies that manufacture and sell lingonberry products in Finland