Invest in Suomussalmi

Due to its northern location and wild surroundings, Suomussalmi municipality focuses on two main industries: Tourism and Natural Resources, especially berry processing.

Hossa National Park is the main wilderness tourism destination in the municipality. National parks protect the diversity of Finnish nature while providing hiking, camping and excursion destinations open to everyone. The landscape’s mysticism derives from the ancient paintings of Värikallio and the monumental canyon lake Julma-Ölkky. For a long time now, Hossa has been a favourite among hikers and excursionists who enjoy the peace of the wilderness

The demand of wild berries has increased significantly in recent years. This is mainly the result of a growing awareness of the (potential) health benefits of berries when used in food products. Suomussalmi municipality strongly supports the business environment for companies that are focused on wild berries and products processed from them.