A year has almost passed since Gothenburg was awarded the prestigious title ‘The Culinary Capital of Sweden’. During the year, there has been a focus on the city’s unique foodie strengths, its signature dishes and its most talented chefs. In addition, the region’s environmental vision, traditions and first class hospitality have been showcased.
Reinforcing its status as the culinary hotbed of Northern Europe, Gothenburg has been named the Culinary Capital of Sweden 2012.
At a recent ceremony led by Sweden’s Minister for Agriculture, Eskil Erlandsson, the city was awarded the prestigious title in recognition of its wealth and quality of natural produce, often incorporating fresh ingredients from the west coast.
Judges were impressed by Gothenburg’s fantastic partnerships within West Sweden – connecting town and countryside, small-scale and industrial food production – explaining that this helps to make the city very attractive to national and international visitors.