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Food prices finally ease a bit

After a hefty increase early this past summer, retail prices for food and alcohol-free drinks declined by 1 percent from July to August, according...

Survey confirms consumers’ dissatisfaction

A new EU survey confirms what many who live in Norway have claimed for years: The quality and selection of fresh meat and produce in the grocery...

Stronger krone and higher food prices send shoppers fleeing over the border

Norway's currency, the krone, has suddenly regained strength in recent weeks and that, combined with a sharp rise in food prices at Norwegian grocery stores...

Consumer price index up 3.2 percent

Prices have been rising in Norway, especially for food, just as the state negotiates with farmers demanding even higher prices and state support for...

Annual celery saga beats cucumbers

NEWS COMMENTARY: Norway's so-called "agurktid" (cucumber time) in the news is almost over. That's when, during the summer months, the news flow usually slacks off...

Food prices jump as stores merge

A carton of eggs was priced at NOK 49.90 (USD 6.10) this week at one of the large stores in Oslo run by ICA, soon to be...

Food fair promotes Norwegian fare

Organizers were expecting as many as 200,000 hungry people to wander around this year's expanded edition of Norway's largest outdoor food fair known as...

FpU weighs in on Sunday trading

The Progress Party's youth organization Fremskrittspartiets Ungdom (FpU) took aim at the food barons behind Norway's grocery chains, accusing them of having ulterior motives...

Hotel saves on smaller plates

A popular and historic mountain hotel in Norway claims it has saved around NOK 100,000 (USD 16,000) in food costs by simply introducing smaller...

Grocery chain deal could be illegal

The future of the ICA grocery store chain in Norway was uncertain this week after Norway’s competition authority Konkurransetilsynet ordered a temporary suspension of a...

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