Suonenjoki is an important strawberry
cultivation area in Finland. In the area of Suonenjoki, we cultivate strawberries in 400
hectares which means 10 % of the whole strawberry cultivation area in Finland. In the
nearby communities, strawberries are cultivated in about 200 hectares. So about 15 % of
the whole strawberry cultivation area in Finland is found here in the surroundings of
We also need foreign labour, about
3000-4000 workers every summer, for picking strawberries and taking care of strawberry
plants. In addition to Finnish labour we have workers from Estonia, Russia, Latvia,
Lithuania, Poland, Tek Republic, Germany, Austria, Italy and Spain.
The strawberry picking season lasts from
the end of June till the beginning of August.
If you are interested in working on
the strawberry fields, please contact in English.