NovelBaltic project team takes great pleasure in introducing Baltic region SMEs that are active in the business of non-timber forest products (NTFPs). In this brochure, you will find companies’ information, such as registered company name, commercial activity description, website address and short introduction of products in English and Mandarin languages. Herein represented SMEs from Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania and Norway vary from NTFP growers and harvesters to processors and manufacturers.
It is no secret that worldwide demand for bioactive products of high-quality natural raw material origin has progressed sharply in the recent years. Due to such factors as consumer awareness, cultural and societal changes, wider distribution networks as well as exposure to “green” trends in the media.
Forest biodiversity nowadays is viewed as an important reservoir of novel products that can improve the consumer’s quality of life. Therefore, NovelBaltic project has undertaken the task of bringing together industry’s SMEs and stimulating uptake of Baltic region’s NTFPs in Asian markets and, in particular, China’s.