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Norway butter crisis eased. Synnøve Finden is importing 300 tons of Belgian butter to help alleviate Norway’s shortage. Reports suggest the first delivery was expected at 4pm in Alvdal, Thursday. There is also transport to take the butter to wholesalers Asko and Ica. “I think it’s horrible that Norway’s biggest and, in fact, only supplier [TINE] doesn’t have control of its production,” Synnøve Finden’s press spokesperson, Harald Bjerknes tells The Foreigner.

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Norway butter crisis eased

Published on Friday, 9th December, 2011 at 09:34 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith and Michael Sandelson      .
Last Updated on 9th December 2011 at 10:14.

Synnøve Finden is importing 300 tons of Belgian butter to help alleviate Norway’s shortage.

Belgian butter
Belgian butter
Photo: With kind permission of Synnøve Finden


Reports suggest the first delivery was expected at 4pm in Alvdal, Thursday. There is also transport to take the butter to wholesalers Asko and Ica.

“I think it’s horrible that Norway’s biggest and, in fact, only supplier [TINE] doesn’t have control of its production,” Synnøve Finden’s press spokesperson, Harald Bjerknes tells The Foreigner.

He continues, “Having small, independent dairies to provide goods to the Norwegian market is crucial, especially when this type of situation occurs.”

The butter will be spread amongst all of Norway’s supermarket chains, is likely to be available from today or Saturday.

According to Synnøve Finden, prices are expected to be approximately 80 kroner per kilo.




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Published on Friday, 9th December, 2011 at 09:34 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith and Michael Sandelson      .
Last updated on 9th December 2011 at 10:14.

This post has the following tags: norwaybuttercrisis, belgianbutterimportsnorway.


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