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Food prices up 4.5 percent

Norway's state statistics bureau SSB (Statistics Norway) has recorded the biggest monthly price hike for food in more than 40 years. The cost of...

Grocery stores log more high profits

Norway's grocery store owners have long been among the wealthiest in the country, and the rich have gotten richer during the Corona crisis. With...

State challenges powerful grocers

Debate has swirled for years over why grocery store prices are so much higher in Norway than most anywhere else. After lots of studies...

Grocers rank high among Norway’s richest

Shipowner and investor John Fredriksen tops an annual listing of Norway's wealthiest individuals once again. Right behind him, though, are owners of two of...

Grocers may win border trade battle

Norwegian grocery stores have been thriving during the Corona crisis, after closed borders and Covid-19 restrictions prevented Norwegians from driving over the border to...

Grocery shoppers ‘cheated for years’

Norway's largest and most powerful grocery store owner, NorgesGruppen, has been able to pay suppliers as much as 15 percent less than its rivals...

Authorities raid grocery giants

Inspectors from Norway's competition authority (Konkurransetilsynet) raided major players in the country's high-priced grocery business on Tuesday. The goal was to uncover possible violations of...

Norwegians eating less red meat

Around one out of every four Norwegians say they're choosing to eat less meat because of climate concerns and the emissions tied to meat...

Customer finds needle in banana

Grocery store workers were being urged Thursday to pay attention to the fresh fruit and vegetables they handle, after a customer at a Coop...

Minister gets tough on grocery chains

The Norwegian government is finally cracking down on grocery retailers and wholesalers who dominate the market and thus, it's believed, limit competition. Torbjørn Røe...

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