Nordic Artisan Food
Idea- and knowledge forum for artisan food.
Now the first Icelandic Championship in Artisan Food has taken place. The competition was open for all the Nordic countries.
Parallel to the championship was a seminar where speakers from all the Nordic countries gave valuable insights on how to support and promote local food. The seminar was supported by Promote Iceland, Icelandair , MS Iceland Dairies and The Nordic House
Contestants were from all the Nordic countries and 110 products were registered in 8 different categories. Minimum number of products in each category were four. In categories were contentants were more than ten, gold, silver and brons were granted. If contentants were seven to nine, gold and silver were granted and if only four to six contentants were participating only gold was granted.
Here below is the list of winners:
Gold Arla Unika, Sirius (cheese), Denmark
Silver Den Blinde ku, Blåmandag (cheese), Norway
Bronze Skärvångens bymejeri, Rosalina (cheese), Sweden
Gold Sjónarsker, Klettur (marinated, smoked and dried lamb), Iceland
Silver Bjarteyjarsandur, Blueberry marinated and birch smoked lamb, Iceland
Bronze Bjärhus gårdsbutik, Bjärhus ölpinne (dried sausage), Sweden
Gold Leif Sørensen, Fish chips, Faroe Islands
Silver Sólsker, Mackerel-pate, Iceland
Bronze Sólsker, Hot smoked Mackerel, Iceland
Berry, Fruit, Grain, Herbs and Vegetable processing:
Gold Útoyggjafelagið, Meadowsweet syrup, Faroe Islands
Silver Útoyggjafelagið, Rabarbusaft, Faroe Islands
Silver Holt og heiðar, Rhubarb jam with vanilla, Iceland
Gold Cum Pane ekologisk bakverkstad, Fröknäcke, Sweden
Sour dough bread:
Gold Sandholt, Smoked pumpkin bread, Iceland
Silver The Coocoo's Nest, Sour dough bread, Iceland
Innovative Artisan Food
Gold Örtagård Öst, Skuren marmelad, Sweden
Silver Urta Islandica, SPRETTUR-herb tea, Iceland
Gold Saltverk, Birch smoked salt, Iceland
Silver Norður & Co, Norðursalt - Icelandic flaky salt, Iceland
12th of November
- Visit to small scale producers in Iceland.
More information about the program is here.
13th of November
Icelandic Championship in artisan food production – Open for all the Nordic countries
-Artisan food producers from all the Nordic countries are welcome to participate
Artisan food seminar
14th of November
Courses & Lectures
15th of November
The biggest food market “Matarmarkaður Búrsins” in Iceland held in Harpa