Norway’s own Minister of Agriculture and Food has even declared that the nation’s food is “too expensive" after food prices have risen by more than 5 percent in just four months.
You know what would make a meal at a sterile, joyless municipal airport even more depressing? Eating the flesh of a sentient, endangered animal that was probably slaughtered by a profit-hungry poacher.
I flew to the wee Norwegian town of Mosjøen for the Arctic Food Festival, where a group of local and foreign chefs gathered together to bury lambs' legs, eat fly agaric mushrooms, and exchange food knowledge.
I came to Iceland expecting animals heads, and I found animals heads. But is that prune-flavored milk I see sitting on the shelf? And why is all of the candy overwhelmingly infused with licorice? Well, at least your skyr is delicious.
Whale meat has been literally piling up and a 2012 poll found that most Japanese hadn’t bought a single whale fillet in the previous year.