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texaswoodworker 01-02-2012 01:55 PM

Norway is out of butter!
Has anybody else seen this? Norway is out of butter. :eek:

Sweden safe while butter shortage hits Norway - The Local


"I've seen an ad where they wanted 5,000 kronor ($740) for a box of butter."
Apparently, butter is the new big thing to smuggle too.:rolleyes:


A Russian man was caught on Friday trying to bring 90 kilogrammes of butter over the Swedish border to Norway without paying the custom duty.
Let Them Eat Margarine: Norway Butter Shortage Brings Blue Christmas | Fox News


Butter consumption has steadily increased in the Scandinavian country this year, partly because of the nation's increased popularity of low-carb but fat-rich diets. Growth in demand peaked at more than 30 percent last month, compared with November 2010.
This is actually kind of funny. :D

towboater 01-02-2012 02:09 PM

Makes me wonder if their import fees are too darned high.

trip286 01-02-2012 03:17 PM

My wife has some online friends in that neck of the woods, yes, they are hurting for butter. I think we may be mailing some.

Georgiahunter 01-02-2012 03:17 PM

Sounds like they actually have a cow shortage. ( Wonder how much a Holstein and a butter churner would sell for over there?)

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