Latest Scandinavian Food News

Early birds tickets for SSS’s Crayfish party available until 21 August 2020

The annual Scandinavian Society Siam’s Crayfish party is back and the host invites all friends and members to mark the date and join the jolly moment together. This year the Joint Chambers’s Crayfish party is set for 26 September 2020. Currently, early bird tickets are still available until 21 August 2020. For full information please…

Norway is the latest donor to LIFT to support vulnerable groups in Myanmar

Norway has joined the Livelihoods and Food Security Fund “LIFT” as its newest donor on 24 July 2020. Norway joins the existing donors to the pooled fund, which are the United Kingdom, the European Union, Australia, Switzerland, the United States of America, Canada, New Zealand and Ireland. LIFT’s funding to date totals USD 574 million.…

The Danish Leckerbaer opens first Asia store in Singapore

Leckerbaer, the world class dessert brand from Copenhagen, has reach out to the eastern side of the world As of 23 July 2020, Leckerbaer has opened a flagship store in Singapore and ready to please their Asian fans. Leckerbaer was founded in Copenhagen, Denmark by two pastry chefs, Gabi and Jakob Baer Mogensen, who have…

Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce congratulates hotel member on reopening

Thailand has recently lifted restrictions for various business after a full month of no new case of Covid-19 spreading domestically. Although activity such as clubbing and concerts with mass gathering is still prohibited, other services such as restaurants, bars and hotels are resumed back to operations. The Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce published a statement to…

Disease experts: Salmon are not transmitters of Coronavirus

Since the latest Coronavirus breakout in Beijing in the past week, everyone was quick to blame imported Salmon. Although scientific evidence came out a couple of days after admitting that food products are not an intermediate transmitter of this disease. H.E. Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen, Norway’s Minister of Fisheries and Seafood published the Norwegian’s government press…

Global seafood industry affected after Coronavirus found in China

Norway along with the global seafood industry will sustain a temporary impact after the latest coronavirus detected in Beijing’s Fengtai district on 13 June 2020, causing salmon sales to be suspended nationwide, analysts said. The virus was detected on a chopping board used by a seller of imported salmon at Fengtai’s Xinfadi market, which led…

Danish Crown to end deal in China

The Danish meat giant Danish Crown has discontinued a ‘manufacturing and distribution’ agreement in China, according to the site Just Food. The partner was Win-Chain. The decision to end the partnership is based on drastic decrease in production volume of pork. The $338.8 million deal between Danish Crown and Win-Chain was supposed to run for…

Overview: Nordic food in Bangkok and Pattaya

Danes, Swedes, Finns and Norwegians have rich opportunities in finding a little slice of their homeland while in Thailand through familiar and comforting cuisines. Several Nordic-focused restaurants and web-shops has recently opened in Bangkok and Pattaya to supplement the ones that were here for many years. This is an overview of Scandinavian restaurants, web-shops- and…

From Bangkok’s luxury hotels to the slum: The truck is loaded with food

It’s 11.30 AM, and the four trucks are ready to leave the small garage and exit down the narrow alleyway in central Bangkok. The destination is set for supermarkets, restaurants and luxury hotels where leftover food is stocked in the trucks. Once collected, all the food is brought to a receiver which include anything from…