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Annual Norwegian Seafood Gala held in Kuala Lumpur

On Friday 12 October the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur hosted its annual Norwegian Seafood Gala Dinner 2018. This year was a special dinner since they also celebrated 50 years of Norwegian-Malaysian diplomatic relations. The Embassy was honoured to welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs YB Dato Saifuddin Abdullah as the guest of honour. The…

Sweden at Food’s Future Summit Hong Kong

On 21-22 September the Food’s Future Summit 2018 took place, this year with a spotlight on Sweden. There, participants got to learn more about how this Nordic country’s transformative policies, products and practices in devising advanced and progressive solutions for a sustainable future in the world of food. By 2050, the global population will have…

Swedish food swapping app launched in Singapore

Swedish Electrolux has launched a campaign called Social Food Swap. It includes an app which encourages the community in Singapore to swap food items. The campaign encourages households in Singapore to swap 200 grams of food each week. In that way, Electrolux claims that 10.000 tonnes of wasted food can be saved in a year.…

Norwegian salmon restaurant will open in Singapore

The Norwegian chain restaurant Pink Fish will open in Singapore in January 2019. Pink Fish’s first restaurant outside Norway will open inside Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore. Jewel Changi Airport is still under construction and will open in January 2019. The place will be more than just an airport. I will also include a five…

Danish Companies signs partnership with food, agriculture group in Vietnam

On 5 September the Embassy of Denmark in Hanoi hosted the signing of a strategic partnership agreement between six Danish companies and Tan Long Group to formalize their agreements to adopt advanced Danish technologies on the Vietnamese company’s product lines. Being one of Vietnam’s leading traders in food and agricultural commodities, Tan Long Group is…

Swedish 3-Michelin chef will open restaurant in Singapore

Swedish chef and restaurateur Björn Frantzén opens new restaurant in Singapore in November 2018. Björn Frantzén has partnered with Unlisted Collection to open the new restaurant Zén on 21 November in Singapore. ”The gastronomy of Frantzén is influenced by the simplicity and elegance of Nordic, French and Japanese cuisine, so to be able to open…

Nordic Food Day, Swedish pavilion: Nopa, Hong Kong

At the 2018 edition of NOPA (Natural & Organic Product Asia) expo in Hong Kong two important food promotion events will take place: Nordic Food Day on August 28 and a Try Swedish Pavilion during 29 – 31 August. The Asian edition of Nopa was launched in 2014 and now is the most established natural…

Carlsberg increases ownership in Cambodian company

The Danish brewer Carlsberg has increased its ownership in the Cambodian brewer Cambrew Limited by 25%. Next time you drink an Combodia beer it might have a touch of something Danish. Cambrew Limited (Cambrew), one of the largest brewers in Cambodian, is now mainly on Danish hands. After Carlsberg has increased their ownership in Cambrew…

Tetra Pak assisted Chinese dairy brand in product innovation breakthrough

Tetra Pak has announced that it has helped Yili, a leading Chinese dairy manufacturer, to produce the world’s first ambient drinking yoghurt with large fruit and cereal pieces. This was achieved thanks to Tetra Pak’s expertise in ambient yoghurt processing, particle heating and a new Tetra Top system. Yili launched the breakthrough product in Tetra…

Thai Ice Cream Rolls takes on Denmark

Thai Ice Cream Rolls are making an impact in Denmark as several companies are making a move to introduce the Danes to the Thai dessert.  Thai-style ice cream rolls are slowly making an impact in Denmark. Recently an ice cream café from the Danish island of Bornholm has begun distributing the Thai custom over the…