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Rema 1000 drops major suppliers

Grocery shopping in Norway has generated lots of criticism and complaints over the years, because of market concentration, high prices and relatively poor selection. Now one...

Minister aims to reform farming

UPDATED: Agriculture Minister Jon Georg Dale launched a road show of sorts this week as he held the first of six open meetings around the...

Swedish stores ‘more exciting’

It's not just the lower prices that tempt carloads of Norwegians to cross the border and go grocery shopping in Sweden. A new study...

Jarlsberg cheesemakers slice through conflict

Norwegian dairy Synnøve Finden has settled its latest legal battle with dominant dairy cooperative Tine. They were quarreling over Tine's right to use the brand...

Food giants battle over potato chips

It was crunch time in a Norwegian appeals court this week, as two of Norway's major food producers, Orkla and Maarud, battled over who has...

Cheesemaker stunned by international prize

Gunnar Waagen from Nordmøre in Norway traveled to the food mecca of San Sebastian, Spain this week simply to taste other cheeses and get some...

Stordalen defied illness to open EAT

Norwegian doctor and social activist Gunhild Stordalen defied her own doctors' orders and suspended treatments for her life-threatening illness to open the latest EAT forum...

Farmers decide to settle with the state

After more than 24 hours of negotiations in overtime, Norway's largest farmers' organization finally accepted a sweetened offer from the state that will give...

Norwegian chef heads for World Championships

Christopher W Davidsen got another taste of success when he won the silver medal in the European Championships this week and qualified to compete...

State slashes farmers’ demands

Norway's long-powerful farm lobby got another smack from the conservative government on Wednesday, and the mudslinging has begun. Farmers' representatives accused the government of...

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