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New drinks debate bubbles up

Farmers' attempts to sell their locally produced alcoholic beverages on site have set off another drinks debate in Norway, and threaten to divide one...

‘Winemakers should be able to sell’

Sale of alcoholic beverages is strictly controlled in Norway, but now some politicians are suggesting that local producers in rural districts should be able...

Lutefisk and lefse lose out to pizza

Norway is known for its unusual ethnic foods like lutefisk (cod preserved in caustic soda) and lefse (like a tortilla, but made from potatoes),...

Food festival draws thousands

An estimated 250,000 people were expected to indulge themselves at the annual Gladmat food festival in Stavanger this week, just as news was breaking...

Farmers try again, with niche food

Local farmers are once again setting their sights on niche products, hoping they can attract new revenues by producing and packaging specialty items that...

Angry farmers sit down for talks

Norwegian farmers were bitterly disappointed with the government's subsidy offer, but agreed this week to negotiations anyway. The farmers want their annual subsidy raised...

Farmers want more money

Norway's politically strong farming lobby wants nearly NOK 1.9 billion (USD 320 million) in additional state support this year, and handed their demand to...

Rancher turns muck into money

Dung from 10,000 egg-laying hens used to be a costly problem until an innovative chicken rancher began to bag it and sell it to...



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