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Center Party wants to reverse sugar tax hike

Taxes on sugar and sugar products were boosted by 83 percent on January 1, and by 42.3 percent on soft drinks and other alcohol-free...

Bribery indictments hit Tine, Tetra Pak

A long-time purchasing director for Norway's dominant dairy cooperative, Tine, has been indicted on charges he knowingly accepted bribes and then tried to hide...

Farmers face far more inspections

Filth and animal neglect found at a series of farms in Rogaland, southwestern Norway, were branded as "completely unacceptable" by Agriculture Minister Jon Georg...

Dairy forced to cut costs

Tine, the large Norwegian dairy cooperative that acts as "market regulator" and effectively sets prices, has been hit by lower milk sales and suspension...

Food prices suddenly fall

Norway's notoriously high food prices have become a bit easier to swallow. State statistics bureau SSB (Statistics Norway) has confirmed that they declined rather...

Amusement park denies serving Norway’s ‘worst food’

The Tusenfryd amusement park south of Oslo serves "Norway's worst food," declared newspaper Aftenposten over the weekend. The newspaper's restaurant critics gave the park their...

Farmers win more subsidy, protection

Norwegian farmers have proven themselves once again to be among the most powerful political lobbyists in the country. Now they have succeeded in blocking...

Farmers blocked grocery shipments

Norwegian farmers, angry that their state subsidy demands haven't been met, set up blockades around wholesale food distribution centers all over the country on...

Farmers demand hefty pay raises

Norway's farming organizations presented new demands for state subsidies and protection that once again would give them much higher pay raises than those granted other...

Glut of lamb meat won’t lower prices

Norway's allowance of strict market regulation in its agricultural sector has suddenly left the country with a glut of its lamb meat, often hyped as...

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