Around 30.000 wild reindeers can be counted in Norway. The natural surroundings of Røros are the historical area for reindeer breeding. In the middle North part of Norway, between Trondheim and Elga, 26 families are breeding more than 13.000 domestic reindeers. In the area of Røros, a small town of 5.600 inhabitants located in the Trøndelag County, in the middle of Norway, Rørosrein producers belong to the Sami population and intend to preserve their customs while also diversifying their activities to secure their income.
From breeding techniques to distribution channels and proposed services, Rørosrein producers have found a balance between tradition and innovation to diversify their activities and income, while preserving Sami know-how.
Discover how these mountain producers work in our good practice!
15 May 2020