Sweden, organic market

Sweden, Market for Organics Pesticides in bananas in Sweden contributed to increased organic consumption. In 2013, a debate rose in Sweden, when seven different types of pesticides were found in a single banana during tests by Testfakta, an independent testing and...

Andreas Larrson

Andreas Larrson is a Swedish sommelier. Aged 16 he began chef school and whilst working as a chef he got into wine. He won Best Sommelier in Sweden, Scandinavia, Europe and eventually ‘World’s Best Sommelier’ in 2007. See...

Sweden, alcohol consumption

‘Swedish alcohol consumption is rapidly rising, albeit from the lowest level in the EU. Fears of damaging health effects and alcohol-related crimes are widespread. Swedes have traditionally used alcoholic drinks not so much as a dinner refinement, but to get...

Sweden, environmental concerns

Sweden, environmental concerns: The Swedish government implemented environmental policies as early as the 1960s. Sweden was among the first countries to establish a governmental agency for environmental protection and to sign the Kyoto protocol. Bibliography ‘A...

Sweden, domestic market for wine

Sweden, domestic wine market: See Sweden. Sweden is the biggest wine market in Scandinavia. 92% of wines are bought via the Systembolaget monopoly stores. Wine accounts for 42% of their sales. A recent premiumisation trend is mainly due to rising excise duties and...