Editions:  Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland

'Shrimp academy' established in Strömstad

Share this article

07:45 CEST+02:00
The Bohus county lobster has one, as does the oyster. Now the humble shrimp has one too - its own academy. The institute will have the remit of spreading knowledge about the little sea beast's splendid qualities. reported local newspaper Bohusläningen.

Strömstad will be the home of the academy. It was from here that Sweden's first commercial shrimp trawler departed at the beginning of the last century. Today the industry is worth more than 100 million kronor a year.

The academy will be inaugurated on the Shrimp Day, July 21st. The board of the academy will consist of 12 people. The patron will be the celebrity restaurateur Carl-Jan Granqvist.

Get notified about breaking news on The Local

Share this article

From our sponsors

Why Europe's top talent still flocks to London

London has always had a certain allure that pulls in entrepreneurs from near and far. As one of the world's most connected cities, a top financial centre and a multicultural melting pot, countless professionals from Europe and beyond are drawn to London like moths to a flame.