Inspirational ideas: Spruce needle juice - A product with health benefits which also adds value to the forest
Supply chain, marketing and consumption
non-wood forest product
More than half of Estonia is covered in rich forest, and spruce is one of the main tree species. Spruce forests are usually harvested for wood and many by-products from this industry go unused. The EcoSpruce project has been working on finding a commercial value for spruce needles which have been found to have medicinal and nutritional properties.