Gothenburg crowned the Culinary Capital of Sweden

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.

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