Pollinators

Pollinator insects accepted by Finnish Food Authority are listed in the table below.

Product name  Species  Target of use  Environment of use   Notifier
Honey bee Apis mellifera, honey bee 

Flowering field crops, soft fruits, berries, orchards, fruit trees, open field vegetables 

Open field, greenhouse, plastic tunnel

Finnish beekeeper's association
Agrobio, Agrobio Double

 Bombus terrestris, Large earth bumblebee

Tomato, sweet pepper, strawberry, apple and blueberry

 Open field,
greenhouse, plastic tunnel

Horti Expert Oy
Beeline

Bombus terrestris,
Large earth bumblebee

Tomato, strawberry

Open field,
greenhouse, plastic tunnel

Helle Oy, Syngenta Bioline

Biobest
bumblebee hives

Bombus terrestris,
Large earth bumblebee

Vegetables (tomato, sweet peppers, aubergine, eggplant), fruits (apple, pear, soft fruits), seed production (alfalfa, clovers, endives)

Open field, greenhouse, plastic tunnel

Biobest
Natupol and Minipol

Bombus terrestris,
Large earth bumblebee

Tomato, sweet pepper, apple and soft fruits

Open field, greenhouse, plastic tunnel

Schetelig Oy / Koppert

Pörrinpesä and pesäjuuri

Bombus terrestris,
Large earth bumblebee

Tomato, blueberry, sweet peppers and chilis, cucumber, pumpkins, strawberry, apple, sour cherry, plum, black currant, gooseberry, red currant, raspberry and broad bean 

Open field,
greenhouse, plastic tunnel

Forestum Oy