Watch: How to make Sweden’s iconic polkagris candy for Christmas

Watch: How to make Sweden’s iconic polkagris candy for Christmas

The Local takes a look at the incredible story behind Sweden's famous polkagris sticks and visits Gamla Stans Polkagriskokeri in Stockholm to see how the original recipe is still being honoured.

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Thieves make off with four tonnes of Ferrero chocolate in southern Sweden

Thieves make off with four tonnes of Ferrero chocolate in southern Sweden

Swede steals candy, then phones police to confess

Swede steals candy, then phones police to confess

Swedish thieves literally steal an aircraft load of candy

Swedish thieves literally steal an aircraft load of candy

Swedish game maker in British politics spat

Swedish game maker in British politics spat

‘Royal’ candy makers fight war of succession

‘Royal’ candy makers fight war of succession

Health experts call for candy tax

Health experts call for candy tax

Smuggled Swede sweets eat away Danish tax take

Smuggled Swede sweets eat away Danish tax take

Swedish Easter eggs contain slaughter waste

Swedish Easter eggs contain slaughter waste

Council targets rowdy revellers with lollipops

Council targets rowdy revellers with lollipops

Swedish Plopp lovers report ‘joyless’ chocolate

Swedish Plopp lovers report ‘joyless’ chocolate

Sweet tooth: Why are the Swedes obsessed with candy?

Sweet tooth: Why are the Swedes obsessed with candy?