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Stockeld Dreamery Launches Plant-Based Feta ‘Chunk’ Across Sweden

Swedish food tech Stockeld Dreamery is launching its first product, a plant-based feta cheese alternative. Landing in stores within Stockholm this week, the fermented...

Oatly unveils plans for UK factory

Swedish plant-based milk brand Oatly is to begin production from its first UK factory in early 2023, creating at least 200 new jobs and...

Oatly Choose U.K. To Open One Of The Biggest Plant-Based Dairy Factories In The...

Oatly, the famous Swedish oat milk maker, has announced plans to open “one of the world’s largest plant-based dairy factories” by 2023. The facility...

Strong organic growth in Finland

Sales of organic food and drink continued to grow at a strong pace in Finland during 2020. The total sales exceeded €400 million for...
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Danish organic exports reach record heights

According to the latest figures from Statistic Denmark, exports of Danish organic products have once again reached new records. Regardless of the pandemic, Danish...

Fresh Statistics – Organic sales increase in Sweden

Sales of organic food and drink in Swedish retail grew by 340 million SEK during 2020. This equates to an increase of 3.5%, shows...

Swedish ‘Zebra’ Pea Milk Startup Sproud Bags US$6.5M As Investment Pours Into Alt Dairy

Sproud, the Swedish pea-based vegan milk brand known for its bold zebra-esque packaging, has raised £4.8 million (US$6.57 million) in its latest round of...

UK’s One Planet Pizza Raises US$490K To Deliver Its Frozen Vegan Pies To Scandinavia

One Planet Pizza, a vegan frozen pizza startup based in the U.K., has raised £360,000 (US$490,000) in a funding round to fuel its production...

VEAT: Swedish Plant-Based Vending Machine Maker Bags US$590K For Europe Launch

Swedish startup VEAT has announced the closing of its €500,000 (US$591,000) pre-seed funding round, which will support the launch of its plant-based vending machines...

Join the first Greek-Nordic trade week

From 16 -20 November we invite you to join us at the 1st Greek-Nordic Trade Week and discover the true essence of natural Greek...

Fresh funding round keeps Sweden’s ambitious organic targets on track

Three leading organic groups – Organic Sweden, Ekologiska Lantbrukarna and KRAV – have welcome continued investments in Sweden’s organic food and farming sectors.

Is organic more local than local?

A new report by internationally renowned ecological thinker Gunnar Rundgren helps answer a very timely question – ‘is organic more local than local?’ Johan Cejie has been looking at the findings.

Oatly faces boycotts after ‘Trump-linked’ Blackstone takes stake in $2bn business

Leading plant-based milk brand Oatly is facing boycotts from previously loyal customers after it sold a 10% stake in the business to a consortium led by Blackstone, a US private equity firm with links to Donald Trump and alleged involvement in deforestation in the Amazon. 

Instore farming: Swegreen and ICA partner on ‘hyperlocal’ veg scheme

Stockholm-based ‘urban farming’ start-up Swegreen has signed an agreement with Swedish supermarket chain ICA Focus to grow and harvest vegetables at its Gothenburg store. 

Plant-based powerhouse: Kale United takes Spain’s Heura Foods to Scandinavia

Stockholm-based plant-based distribution company Kale United is partnering with fast-growing Spanish start-up Heura Foods to take its products to Scandinavia.