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Fermented herring – a smelly Swedish speciality

Every year on the third Thursday in August, Swedes gather with friends and family to celebrate the start of the season for fermented Baltic herring, or surströmming as it is called in Swedish. AFP's Pauline Conradsson was there to share in the fun.

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