Latest Scandinavian Food News

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…

DCBF and blockchain: Exporting Danish authenticity

Numerous scandals in the Chinese food industry have created a market for safe and secure products. The Danish-Chinese Business Forum (DCBF) plans to use blockchain technology to create profit from this situation. In the recent years, China has been struggling with their domestic food supply. Stories of counterfeit baby formulas, of expired or fake meat…

China removes restrictions: Norwegian salmon export will triple

The fear of salmon anaemia and other variants of the virus caused China to ban certain imports of Norwegian salmon in 2015. The ban has been lifted, which may cause the export from Norway to triple in the latter part of 2018. In 2015 there was discovered traces of salmon anaemia and other variants of the virus…

Taste of Finland: Nordic summer and food celebrated in Hong Kong

‘Taste of Finland – A Nordic Culinary Success!’ gathered 90 guests at the Gold Coast Prime Rib, the first Nordic culinary event at the Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel. Taste of Finland was organised to bring together Finnish companies, friends of Finland and epicureans to celebrate the Finnish and Nordic seasonal produce, lifestyle as well…

Swedish duo joined Rainbow Warrior’s meat free event

On the World Meat Free Day 2018 Greenpeace offices around the world were calling on cities to reduce global meat and dairy consumption by introducing two plant-based meals a week in public institutions by 2020. Greenpeace’s flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, happened to be on a Phuket stopover on this day, where Swedish-Thai Miss Universe Thailand…

dtac accelerate ‘batch 5’ start-up raises funding

Cookly, the leading platform for cooking classes and culinary experiences around the world has announced a Pre-Series A funding round led by Zcoin founder Poramin Insom. Zcoin ranks among the top 100 most valuable cryptocurrencies worldwide. Venture Capital 500 TukTuks, who also invested in the previous seed funding, followed on in this round. “We strongly…