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Norway’s annual Kuala Lumpur Seafood Gala Dinner 2017

The announcement it out that on Friday 13 October the annual Seafood Gala Dinner will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, hosted by the Royal Norwegian Embassy. This highly anticipated yearly event will feature a spectacular seafood buffet, provided by renowned chef Frank Naesheim and his team. Composed entirely of seafood flown in from…

Contaminated eggs scandal spreads from Europe to Hong Kong

Millions of eggs have been pulled from supermarket shelves across Europe and dozens of poultry farms closed since the discovery of fipronil in eggs, which can harm human health, was made public on August 1. On Friday, The European Commission called for a special meeting as new discoveries on contaminating eggs were made. Denmark announced…

Scandinavian brands and Denmark pavilion at Propak Asia

As ProPak Asia 2017 celebrated 25 years Scandinavia had relatively strong presence there, with Tetra Pak and a Denmark Pavilion of companies in the Processing Tech Asia exhibition, as well as Swedish brand Ecolean participating in a ‘Let’s Drive Your Innovation’ seminar within Food Innovation Asia Conference 2017. Denmark (pavilion organised by Confederation of Danish…

No Signboard Seafood buys brewery to spice up the Danish-style lager

Diners at No Signboard Seafood will soon be able to chug down a chilli beer with their chilli crab dish or have a can of white pepper beer with their pepper crab. Mr Sam Lim of No Signboard Seafood wants to come up with all kinds of beer, having bought over Singapore-based brewery Draft Denmark.…

Swedish Embassy at BioGaia probiotics launch in Thailand

Charlotta Schlyter, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Sweden, Bangkok, participated on the 24th of July 2017 in the launch of the company BioGaia probiotics in Thailand. Ms Schlyter made a statement on the importance of innovation for Sweden’s economic success, societal development and strong public healthcare system. Additionally, she talked about promoting of good…

Norway’s new seafood trademark launched in Bangkok

On 18 July 2017, the Norwegian Seafood Council launched the new country of origin mark for Norwegian seafood, ‘Seafood from Norway’, in Bangkok. The new mark guarantees the origins of seafood from Norway and contributes towards a stronger position for Norwegian seafood globally. It portrays uniqueness about Norway, which associates with the rough climate and…

Malaysian dairy farmer increases production with Danish help

Kasem Hasam, Nur Dairy Farm in Selangor, Malaysia, has increased the production on his dairy farm by 20 percent with a little Danish guidance. In March, a Danish business delegation visited dairy farms around Malaysia where they spoke to the farmers about the different challenges in dairy production both in Malaysia and in Denmark. One…

DABS Event: Chr. Hansen – Improving Food & Health

Every day, more than 1 billion people worldwide consume a product with a natural Chr. Hansen ingredient. Significant potential remains within the remaining 6 billion people who demand tasty, healthy, natural, safe and affordable food and nutrition, and Chr. Hansen seeks to fulfil this demand with their range of natural solutions. Wednesday, 6 September 2017,…

Denmark met with Ministry of Agriculture Malaysia

On 22 May Ambassador to Malaysia, Nicolai Ruge, and Minister Counsellor, Nina Talvela together with Bent Urup from Aqua Partners A/S and Michael Aaman from Veolia met with Ministry of Agriculture Malaysia. They talked about the Danish Malaysian cooperation within agriculture, following the signing of the bilateral agreement MOU and further discussed how to create…