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Food price hikes outpace inflation

Norway is known for high food prices, but now they've risen to shocking levels despite (or because of) large government subsidies to Norwegian farmers...

Food price hikes fuel inflation

Norway is known for its high food prices, and now they're even higher than usual. New figures show an overall price hike of 13.7...

Norwegians face even higher prices

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's notoriously high prices at the grocery store rose yet again from February 1, and state officials have been busy scolding the country's...

Norway’s ‘Word of the Year’ reflects hidden inflation

The Norwegians have come up with a word that describes how food producers disguise more inflation by putting less bacon or lefse rolls, for...

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...

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