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Local and regional food - perspectives from the South Baltic region of Sweden: history, current state and future trends
Kristianstad University, Resrarch environment Food and Meals in Everyday Life (MEAL). Kristianstad University, School of Education and Environment, Avdelningen för Humanvetenskap.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-2450-066X
2015 (English)In: Interdisciplinary perspectives on local and regional food in the South Baltic Region / [ed] Anton Petrenko and Bitte Müller-Hansen, Kristianstad: Kristianstad University Press , 2015Chapter in book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Abstract [en]

Traditionally, the south Baltic region of Sweden has been seen as the breadbasket of the country. Still, due to comparably favorable production conditions, the region represents an important food production area and approximately 25% of the food that is produced in Sweden is produced in Skåne. Local and regional food may tie together the past and the future. Traditions and trends appear and disappear cyclic fashion and most of the Swedish food culture is affected by influences from other cultures and regions. A number of current Swedish consumer surveys point at the fact that the interest in local and regional food is large and growing. Previously, local and regional food was often marketed directly via farm shops or fairs but with an increasing consumer demand, most major food retail stores in Sweden offer at least a small range of products originating from the nearby region. The direct connection of foods and beverages to a specific region may mean new competitive abilities for old companies as well as inspiration for entrepreneurship, development and innovation

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Kristianstad: Kristianstad University Press , 2015.
Kristianstad University Press, 05
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-14904ISBN: 978-91-981338-6-8OAI: diva2:858521

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