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Swedes eat on average 17kg of candy a year Posted by on Jul 24, 2012

Now that is something amazing, 17 kg/person a year. I’ve heard that Swedes eat most candy in the world. In Swedish there is something called smågodisätande (candy snacking might be a good translation?) and this sums the Swedish way of “candy-thinking” up quite well. Just a little bit (often turns into a whole lot more)…

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Halloween in Sweden Posted by on Nov 8, 2011

This past week there has been big confusion over what day Halloween actually should be celebrated on. So a lot of people just started celebrating on the 30th and continued to just about the day before yesterday i.e. 6th of November. The reason for this most likely being the Swedish holiday “Alla helgons dag” which…

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Is There Halloween in Sweden? Posted by on Oct 31, 2008

It snowed a little bit today, and it was fun to watch drivers and bike riders genuinely surprised that their cars and bikes were sliding sideways out of control. You’d think that people in a Nordic country would be more used to the fact that white stuff on the roads means slippery surfaces. But no……

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