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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...

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...

Shopping in Sweden sets a new record

Many Norwegians are likely to be driving over the border to Sweden again this weekend to do their grocery shopping and stock up on...

Norway’s food now priciest in Europe

It probably comes as no surprise to Norwegian consumers, but a new survey confirms that food price levels in Norway are on average 63...

Farmers producing ‘too much meat’

Norway's powerful farmers' lobby often claims how farmers need their subsidies and protection from foreign competition, in order to ensure domestic food production. Now...

Housing prices rise in line with salaries

Year-end figures showed that housing prices in Norway rose an average of 2.8 percent in 2018, in line with average wage growth. The figures...

Housing prices keep sliding

Norway's real estate brokers' organization (Eiendom Norge) reported another price decline in the housing market on Wednesday, with figures showing prices to be down...

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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